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Seat Pleasant rolls out telehealth system in COVID-19 effort

Seat Pleasant rolls out telehealth system in COVID-19 effort

Seat Pleasant calls itself “the world’s first authentic small smart city” and has a high proportion of low-income and vulnerable people, making it an ideal launch location for the technology, which could be expanded nationally.

UrbanLeague network launched to help city officials collaborate on coronavirus

UrbanLeague network launched to help city officials collaborate on coronavirus

The network from UrbanLeap is a place for city officials to share best practices and insights. It also tracks upcoming webinars and hosts resources.

Seoul: A city based on data

Seoul: A city based on data

The South Korean capital believes the analysis of urban patterns forms the bedrock of smart infrastructure and services. SmartCitiesWorld explores how it has been using data more intelligently since 2011.

Researchers tap open data to make cities feel safer for women

Researchers tap open data to make cities feel safer for women

The team is analysing data collected from the Safetipin mobile app, which allows users to rate public areas on safety criteria and to flag concerns.

Bloomberg Philanthropies launches coronavirus support programme for mayors

Bloomberg Philanthropies launches coronavirus support programme for mayors

The initiative will provide cities with virtual coaching, shared best practices and up-to-date information.

IoT starter kit launched for UK local authorities

IoT starter kit launched for UK local authorities

Pinacl hopes its Ultimate IoT Kit will help public sector organisations experience the benefits of IoT solutions before committing to a large-scale deployment.

Women in Mobility Group launches in the UK

Women in Mobility Group launches in the UK

SmartCitiesWorld talks to the founders of the Women in Mobility Group’s London network about why the initiative is necessary and how it plans to boost diversity in the UK transport sector.

City Hall loses patience over LinkNYC delays

City Hall loses patience over LinkNYC delays

NYC DoITT commissioner called CityBridge “delinquent” over delays and payments relating to the LinkNYC programme.

Sunderland seeks partner to become a ‘neutral host’ 5G city

Sunderland seeks partner to become a ‘neutral host’ 5G city

The move aims to boost connectivity across the city and give citizens and businesses more choice.

NYC seeks tech solutions to boost support for mental health and tenants’ rights

NYC seeks tech solutions to boost support for mental health and tenants’ rights

Up to two winners will be selected for each challenge and they will be eligible to receive $20,000 and pilot their technology in NYC for a year.