Smart Cities News

Houston expands digital alliance with Microsoft

Houston expands digital alliance with Microsoft

The partnership aims to help the city innovate in areas such as big data and AI to create new economic opportunity, close equity and skills gaps, and prepare a workforce for the 21st century.

Singapore continues its drive to build a pool of smart city innovators

Singapore continues its drive to build a pool of smart city innovators

The number of applications to the Smart Nation Scholarship scheme increased again this year with awardees undergoing rigorous training and taking on key roles in national projects.

Toronto expands its Digital Main Street programme as part of Covid recovery plan

Toronto expands its Digital Main Street programme as part of Covid recovery plan

It aims to help businesses in the city and across Ontario embrace technology in response to the pandemic with latest plans including a community collaboration and innovation programme.

DIFC and Etisalat join forces to implement smart technologies

DIFC and Etisalat join forces to implement smart technologies

Dubai International Financial Centre will become the telecoms provider’s preferred location to test smart city and other advanced technologies as they are developed.

E-book aims to help public safety organisations build safer and smarter cities

E-book aims to help public safety organisations build safer and smarter cities

Co-authored by Genetec and Intel, the book aims to help city and public safety leaders establish clear priorities and encourage active stakeholder participation.

Sunderland rolls out next phase of free superfast wi-fi programme

Sunderland rolls out next phase of free superfast wi-fi programme

It is part of the UK city’s wider smart city strategy led by the council to augment its digital infrastructure for the benefit of everyone and boost Sunderland’s reputation as a digital leader.   

US city Dublin installs smart city infrastructure

US city Dublin installs smart city infrastructure

The first application to be deployed on the 5G-ready digital transformation platform from Fujitsu Network Communications will be for smart parking and forms part of the wider Connected Dublin initiative.

Lisbon's City Hall completes energy-saving retrofit

Lisbon's City Hall completes energy-saving retrofit

The Sharing Cities project provides a living example of how working public service buildings can improve energy performance while still preserving their architectural character.

How new financial models enable smart city digital transformation

How new financial models enable smart city digital transformation

AVEVA’s W. Jarrett Campbell discusses how innovative approaches to investment can result in the lowering of smart cities’ barriers to entry.

AI research consortium launched to tackle future pandemics

AI research consortium launched to tackle future pandemics

C3.ai DTI’s first call is for scholars, developers and researchers to develop solutions to help abate the Covid-19 outbreak and mitigate future pandemics using artificial intelligence.