Smart Cities News

Illinois smart city association runs safe-service technology pilot in library

Illinois smart city association runs safe-service technology pilot in library

The six-month pilot will provide contactless service via FrontDesk’s innovative technology and also aims to optimise efficiency, reduce employee stress, and result in safe service and satisfied customers.

Smart City Expo: think digital, think green, think inclusion

Smart City Expo: think digital, think green, think inclusion

The first day of the online event confirmed that the smart cities sector is well aware of its destination but it’s how it gets there that will be the problem.

New guide for city leaders to help strengthen cross-sector partnerships

New guide for city leaders to help strengthen cross-sector partnerships

The Collaborative Cities guide is part of Bloomberg Philanthropies’ efforts to support global municipal leaders who can adapt these lessons to their own challenges and circumstances.

Breaking down regulatory barriers is key to achieve smarter cities

Breaking down regulatory barriers is key to achieve smarter cities

Governments need to put cities first when it comes to policy-making.

Mayors warn that Covid stimulus funds must be directed at a green recovery

Mayors warn that Covid stimulus funds must be directed at a green recovery

In a statement released today, the C40 Global Mayors Covid-19 Recovery Task Force warned that a “high-carbon recovery” will accelerate climate breakdown, endanger public health, cost lives and sacrifice jobs.

Customer engagement firm joins smart city ecosystem

Customer engagement firm joins smart city ecosystem

CSG has joined the joined the global technology and innovation accelerator, the Innovation Corridor, to support the development and proliferation of smart cities.

What will post pandemic mobility look like?

What will post pandemic mobility look like?

Governments need to do more to support the development of next generation vehicles, writes TomTom’s Stephanie Leonard.

European Commission names Leuven as capital of innovation

European Commission names Leuven as capital of innovation

The Belgian city actively involves its citizens in the creation and testing of new ideas and was praised for its ground-breaking collaboration model.

US, Brazil, Canada lagging in shift to clean energy, International Renewable Energy Agency warns

US, Brazil, Canada lagging in shift to clean energy, International Renewable Energy Agency warns

International Renewable Energy Agency partners with World Economic Forum to support sustainable energy’s future

Live Your Life Smarter: reinventing public services for a digital age

Live Your Life Smarter: reinventing public services for a digital age

Huawei’s Digital Tax and customs smart gate solutions provide government with a means of bringing efficient and dynamic services.