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Free IoT data tool to help governments manage public fleets
17 Sep 2020
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
09 Sep 2020
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
21 Aug 2020
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
14 Aug 2020
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
13 Aug 2020
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
13 Jul 2020
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
26 May 2020
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
14 May 2020
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
14 May 2020
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
06 May 2020
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.
Smart city AI software revenue set to increase 700% by 2025
03 Apr 2020
Video surveillance is a popular area of AI deployment but the coronavirus pandemic could also see more use of the technology to better co-ordinate public health responses.
Researchers tap open data to make cities feel safer for women
19 Mar 2020
The team is analysing data collected from the Safetipin mobile app, which allows users to rate public areas on safety criteria and to flag concerns.
US DHS kicks off workstream for sensor tech to combat wildfires
17 Feb 2020
Four companies have been selected to develop and hopefully commercialise their technology to tackle this growing challenge.
50% CAGR predicted for smart poles as a platform for new services and revenue
14 Feb 2020
Navigant Research predicts a bright future for smart poles due to their versatility and adaptability for the future.
London works with start-ups to counter online extremism
12 Feb 2020
More than 125 entrants were whittled down to the eight finalists in the second round of mayor of London Sadiq Khan’s Civic Innovation Challenge.
VIDEO: 'Smart parks' – Las Vegas' green spaces are getting a tech reboot
24 Jan 2020
Michael Lee Sherwood, Director of Technology & Innovation, City of Las Vegas, discusses smart parks, cybersecurity, how technology projects are funded and more.
Kingston kicks off IoT pilot with smart snow plough service
23 Jan 2020
An online map features selected ploughs on main roads, with different colours indicating when a road was last ploughed.
Manchester to implement counter-terrorism measures at venues ahead of national legislation
15 Jan 2020
Martyn’s Law, if adopted by the UK government, would compel local authorities and venues to have a clear plan for terrorism threats. Manchester will roll out a voluntary scheme early.
Realising the true value of data
In an extract from our Sydney City Profile, we explore how the city’s Smart City Strategy Framework aims to help transform raw data into actionable knowledge.
18 Jan 2021
Smart cities: the next frontier for cybercriminals
11 Jan 2021
Think tank: what is infrastructure for?
04 Jan 2021
Covid-19 is ushering a new era in government services
16 Dec 2020
SmartCitiesWorld City Profile – Sydney
19 Nov 2020
Insight Report: Smart waste, an opportunity cities should not trash
27 Oct 2020
OnDemand WEBINAR: The rise of autonomous mobility and its role in the new normal era
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