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Businesses could challenge Portland’s proposed facial recognition ban
12 Feb 2020
Portland recently held a working session with business representatives and civil rights groups to discuss the proposals.
Cities going big on surveillance tech
08 Jan 2020
The global market for smart city surveillance equipment was worth €6.5 billion in 2018 and is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 24.5 per cent to reach €19.5 billion by 2023.
Smart city ranking focuses on citizens’ perceptions
07 Oct 2019
A new ranking focuses on how citizens perceive the priorities and effectiveness of smart city initiatives.
Japan to introduce ATMs with facial recognition
12 Sep 2019
Seven Bank, in partnership with NEC, is replacing its existing ATMs with new ones which incorporate biometric authentication technologies and QR code reader.
Landmark hearing finds use of facial recognition technology lawful
10 Sep 2019
The High Court ruled in favour of South Wales Police in the UK to allow the continued use of automated facial recognition but the technology remains controversial.
UK's ICO investigates use of live facial recognition technology
16 Aug 2019
The Information Commissioner’s investigation follows concerns reported in the media regarding the use of the technology in the King’s Cross area of London.
Ethics panel sets out future guidelines for using facial recognition software
04 Jun 2019
Following a review of the Met Police’s use of the technology, the panel recommends that live facial recognition software should only be deployed if five conditions can be met.
Robots equipped with facial and voice recognition at MWC19
25 Feb 2019
The androids include the the Smart Service Robot that can man reception areas and a surveillance robot that can detect the presence of strangers
Planet Smart City’s ‘operating system’ vision for affordable housing
Planet Smart City is making waves, with big investment and large-scale housing developments. SmartCitiesWorld finds out more.
19 Feb 2020
Driving the MaaS conversation forward as the future of transport
07 Feb 2020
The future of smart city tech: Helping governments be proactive, not reactive
03 Feb 2020
5 ways to get more from your existing water and wastewater assets now
17 Feb 2020
WEBINAR: How Atlanta is pioneering partnerships to fund smart city projects
08 Jan 2020
OnDemand WEBINAR: Blockchain for smart city cybersecurity and data monetisation
03 Dec 2019
OnDemand WEBINAR: The intersection of sustainability and mobility
20 Feb 2020
City Profile Webinar: Atlanta
28 Feb 2020
Smart City Expo - Brazil 2020
06 Mar 2020
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