Smart Cities News

What3words integrated with in-car navigation technology

What3words integrated with in-car navigation technology

Users of Here Technologies’ navigation platform can use the unique addressing system to easily convey locations as specific as building entrances or parking spots.

End-to-end drone solution available for AEC industry

End-to-end drone solution available for AEC industry

Esri UK is partnering with drone specialist Heliguy to offer customers drone hardware, pilot training and flying services along with its existing flight planning, data capture, data processing and GIS software services.

TomTom and Uber strengthen links for more accurate mapping

TomTom and Uber strengthen links for more accurate mapping

The ride-sharing company will continue to integrate TomTom’s maps, traffic data and Maps APIs across its global platform but has also joined the company’s Map Editing Programme.

Analysis reveals majority of UK pavements are too narrow for social distancing

Analysis reveals majority of UK pavements are too narrow for social distancing

To help public sector and other organisations respond to government guidelines, Esri UK has made new map data available for free as part of its Covid-19 response programme.

Mapping platform joins open source foundation

Mapping platform joins open source foundation

The Urban Computing Foundation will host and govern Mapzen, which aims to develop a truly open platform for mapping, search, navigation, location and transit data.

AirLib reveals new data collection process for mapping air quality

AirLib reveals new data collection process for mapping air quality

The company has been mapping pollution on thousands of miles of roadways in Phoenix and the San Francisco Bay Area and is launching in two major European cities.

AppyParking progresses plans to make parking "forgettable"

AppyParking progresses plans to make parking "forgettable"

The UK start-up has closed a £7.6m series A funding round which will help it make the kerb work for everyone, physically, socially and commercially.

Melbourne maps its metropolitan forests

Melbourne maps its metropolitan forests

The city wants to better understand where its trees exist and why and assess what can be done to protect and expand its urban forests.

Combining mapping and twinning technologies to build better cities

Combining mapping and twinning technologies to build better cities

Dassault Systèmes and SuperMap have committed to work together on platform-driven projects for smart cities and large transportation infrastructure projects.

Getting China mapped

Getting China mapped

A joint venture between Here Technologies and NavInfo provides access to up-to-date mapping services and location-based features for the Chinese market