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Helsinki trials AI and automation as part of its drive to digital services
29 Jan 2021
Trials were based on ideas submitted by employees and mayor Jan Vapaavuori said they also represent a shift in thinking to an operating culture more conducive to experimentation.
Singapore progresses digital inclusion project for seniors
03 Sep 2020
Singapore’s IMDA and the SG Digital Office are aiming to connect with and raise the skills of 100,000 seniors by March 2021 via its Seniors Go Digital programme.
UK local authorities to go live with smart energy project
27 Aug 2020
Reading Borough Council and Wokingham Borough Council will be the first to connect to the smart energy platform, which forms part of the Thames Valley Live project.
Singapore continues its drive to build a pool of smart city innovators
24 Aug 2020
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.
New York state to install 500,000 LED streetlights
24 Jun 2020
Part of a statewide upgrade programme, Smart Street lighting NY will see 500,000 streetlights replaced with energy-efficient LED technology by 2025.
Singapore creates new office to further drive digitalisation
01 Jun 2020
The SG Digital Office will recruit 1,000 digital ambassadors to help every individual and business to go digital in the phased economic recovery from Covid-19.
Japanese railway and Nokia collaborate on AI-based crossing trials
20 Feb 2020
Odakyu Electric Railway is using Nokia’s scene analytics to detect abnormal events by applying machine-learning-based AI to images generated by railroad crossing cameras.
Gothenburg and Málaga win smart tourism award
11 Oct 2019
As well as applauding their achievements in areas such as accessibility, sustainability and digitalisation, the jury was impressed with the cities’ capacity to act as role models for others.
London ranked top city for Generation Z
04 Sep 2019
The UK capital stood out from other cities in areas such as social entrepreneurship, co-working spaces, education, artificial intelligence and concerts.
Carinthia switches on 5G in its flagship smart region
14 Aug 2019
The Austrian state is also showcasing a range of smart applications including using virtual reality for tourism and a smart beehive that monitors the environment.
Which cities are the smartest for tourism?
12 Aug 2019
Ten European cities have been shortlisted for the 2020 European Capital of Smart Tourism contest with judging criteria including digitalisation and sustainability.
New York and San Francisco rank as most expensive cities for construction
12 May 2019
A comparison study reports that the cities face unique challenges and, overall, the construction sector and its clients must invest in areas such as digitalisation and resiliency.
London ranked most “digitally ready” city
17 Apr 2019
The ranking is based on Siemens’ Atlas of Digitalisation app, which aims to inspire “new thinking on the global journey to City 4.0".
Ericsson sets out its vision for cellular IoT
02 Feb 2019
The company’s evolutionary concept describes how cellular IoT can move from more basic use cases such as smart metering to autonomous vehicles
‘Talent emergency’ looms for power sector
24 Jan 2019
Almost half of all power professionals are concerned about an impending skills shortage but for some it is already here, according to the Global Energy Talent Index
23 Jul 2021
Building smarter partnerships
Gordon Feller examines how two cities in Nevada are benefiting from being able to plug in to their technology partner’s existing infrastructure and platforms to ignite smart city innovation.
Realising the future of intelligent education
The importance of building with – not over – nature
How IoT technology is making parking smarter in Wolfsburg
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