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Beyond the pandemic: the technology that will remain part of our smart cities
15 Feb 2021
Covid-19 has brought new kinds of technology into our lives but which will remain beyond the pandemic?
WEF continues drive to make facial recognition tech more transparent
14 Dec 2020
The forum has focused on FRT for passengers boarding aircraft and the toolkit’s questionnaire has been tested by Tokyo-Narita Airport, which will encourage other airports to adopt this framework.
The future of facial recognition: the impact on smart cities
10 Aug 2020
Has recent controversy scuppered facial recognition’s chances of being a key solution for smart cities? Kate O’Flaherty reports.
WEF launches framework for "trustworthy use" of facial recognition technology
03 Mar 2020
The framework aims to operationalise use cases and is designed to be deployed and tested as a tool to mitigate risks from potential unethical practices of the technology.
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
10 Jun 2021
Watch: Cloudera and IBM Storage - how CAVs can manage data
CAVs need to embrace open ecosystems to manage the data lifecycle.
A hydrogen-fuelled city – a practical reality for the UK or a pipe dream?
Why buses will be the catalyst for electrified public transport
Think Tank: Building Circular Cities
WEBINAR: Smart City: what’s behind the success of Smart Lighting?
WEBINAR: Connected and autonomous vehicles: how to deal with data?
OnDemand Webinar: Kyoto: the Japanese start-up community powering the future of smart cities
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