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Cornell urban tech hub issues recommendations for ‘rebooting’ NYC
14 May 2021
The Jacobs Urban Tech Hub has put forward 10 tech-related recommendations that will enable the city’s administration to more effectively use technology to serve all New Yorkers equitably and efficiently.
Project to map West Midlands road network and infrastructure
11 May 2021
Work being undertaken by Chordant and Mobileye will support Transport for West Midlands’ long-term transport strategies with Coventry City Council.
Ontario government supports next-generation autonomous truck project
12 Mar 2021
Toronto-based start-up NuPort Robotics and Canadian Tire Company have announced a partnership with the government to invest $3m to test what claims to be first-of-a-kind automated truck technology.
5G pilot to demonstrate advanced logistics in the UK
26 Feb 2021
The project has the potential to support the continued revolution in connected automated logistics and provides a 5G core for the North East, positioning it for further investment and growth.
Postman bot set to deliver the mail in Japanese trial
21 Dec 2020
The field-test in the Kanagawa Prefecture fits within Japan’s wider Action Plan of the Growth Strategy to explore the role of low-speed and compact autonomous robots.
Singapore invests $12m in industry-driven blockchain research
08 Dec 2020
The national initiative aims to align blockchain technology research with the needs of the industry to facilitate the development, commercialisation and adoption of wider real-world applications.
Companies collaborate on cloud-based tracking system
20 Oct 2020
Semtech and TagoIO’s collaboration adds new functionality to the LoRa Edge platform to simplify the development of geolocation and asset management applications.
Smart cities accelerator Urban-X graduates latest cohort of start-ups
16 Oct 2020
The six early-stage start-ups showcased hardware and software technology solutions that aim to help combat the climate crisis and to build equitable, sustainable cities.
Collaboration aims to create an urban air infrastructure
06 Aug 2020
Urban-Air Port and Hyundai Air Mobility want to develop an infrastructure to facilitate the creation of urban transportation systems to move people and cargo by air.
Downtown Miami used for eco-friendly cargo bike pilot
15 May 2020
DHL Express and Reef Technology are partnering to trial the use of low-power, electric-assist e-cargo cycles for deliveries across the city to help reduce congestion.
Linux announces open source project to aid disaster relief
11 Mar 2020
Project OWL IoT device firmware is a cloud-based analytics tool that aims to help facilitate organisation, whereabouts and logistics for disaster response.
Swiss waste company signs technology agreement
10 Dec 2019
Helvetia Environnement will use Rubicon’s platform of both in-vehicle and fleet management dashboard technology to uncover cost savings.
UPS and CVS make first residential drone prescription deliveries in Cary
06 Nov 2019
The drone hovered about 20 feet over the properties and slowly lowered the packages by a cable and a winch to the ground.
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