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WISeKey announces IoT early warning system for future virus outbreaks

WISeKey announces IoT early warning system for future virus outbreaks

The cybersecurity company stresses though that the IoT will live up to its promise only if devices, the data they generate and the applications that control them can be fully secured and trusted.

Industry group to develop framework for secure track and trace

Industry group to develop framework for secure track and trace

ETSI’s Europe for Privacy-Preserving Pandemic Protection aims to enable developers to build interoperable mobile apps for proximity detection and anonymous identification.

OASC launches 'guide to Synchronicity'

OASC launches 'guide to Synchronicity'

Open & Agile Smart Cities has published a guide validated by 21 cities across Europe which aims to help put the foundations for transformation in place.

Companies join forces for interoperable smart city solution

Companies join forces for interoperable smart city solution

Wellness TechGroup and National Narrowband Network Co want to help cities implement an infinite number of applications without being locked into a single proprietary vendor.

China launches blockchain-based smart city ID system for interoperability

China launches blockchain-based smart city ID system for interoperability

The initiative aims to support interconnectivity and data-sharing between systems and cities.

Policy review into local energy markets highlights benefits and risks

Policy review into local energy markets highlights benefits and risks

LEMs coordinate the generation, supply, storage, transport, and consumption of energy from decentralised energy resources within a confined geographical area.

St Louis launches smart city technology integration pilot

St Louis launches smart city technology integration pilot

The Department of Homeland Security is collaborating with the city and the Open Geospatial Consortium on the project which will involve testing an interoperability framework.

Why open standards are fundamental to deploying data for smart city services

Why open standards are fundamental to deploying data for smart city services

Smart cities won’t meet their goal of improving citizens’ quality of life unless they’re built in an open and standardised way, says Kary Främling.

SURVEY: Smart cities: Are you open?

SURVEY: Smart cities: Are you open?

SmartCitiesWorld’s latest research, in partnership with uCIFI Alliance, focuses on openness and interoperability in smart cities.

London signs up to international smart city coalition

London signs up to international smart city coalition

The Greater London Authority has joined Open & Agile Smart Cities, the international network that supports cities and communities in their digital transformation.