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Free IoT data tool to help governments manage public fleets

Free IoT data tool to help governments manage public fleets

Samsara’s City Insights enables government leaders to explore city traffic patterns and driving behaviour, specifically around harsh events like crashes and speed.

Ubicquia raises $30m in funding to expand smart city solutions

Ubicquia raises $30m in funding to expand smart city solutions

The company’s smart city platforms plug into existing streetlights to provide critical services, including advanced light control and video artificial intelligence.

Adelaide trials contactless pedestrian crossings

Adelaide trials contactless pedestrian crossings

The implementation of smart technology aligns with one of the council’s strategic outcomes to ensure the city is safe and well-connected for all people and all transport modes.

E-book aims to help public safety organisations build safer and smarter cities

E-book aims to help public safety organisations build safer and smarter cities

Co-authored by Genetec and Intel, the book aims to help city and public safety leaders establish clear priorities and encourage active stakeholder participation.

CSG teams with Colorado Smart Cities Alliance to help advance innovation

CSG teams with Colorado Smart Cities Alliance to help advance innovation

Alliance members seek to improve quality of life within Colorado’s diverse communities by building relationships across sectors and jurisdictions to pilot and scale new technologies.

Touchless pedestrian push-button aims to increase safety amid the pandemic

Touchless pedestrian push-button aims to increase safety amid the pandemic

The SmartSense touchless PED push button, which has a five-inch activation range, aims to help reduce pedestrian exposure to contact viruses commonly found on push button surfaces.

Audio should play a central role in smart city planning

Audio should play a central role in smart city planning

Using sound effectively can help improve public safety and a city’s security, writes Kevin Taylor, Segment Development Manager, Smart Cities at Axis Communications

Las Vegas expands its Accelerate smart city project to more locations

Las Vegas expands its Accelerate smart city project to more locations

The partnership with NTT is part of Las Vegas’ charter in becoming a smart city to provide safe, reliable and efficient civic technology that stimulates economic growth.

St Louis expands smart city kiosk roll-out

St Louis expands smart city kiosk roll-out

The kiosks are part of the city’s drive to create social equity and increase public safety and are also being used to provide information on the coronavirus crisis.

Return to work software aims to help organisations manage their recovery phase

Return to work software aims to help organisations manage their recovery phase

Critical event management company Everbridge has introduced a “next phase” Covid-19 software solution to help governments and businesses improve safety for employees and citizens.