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Icelandic airport deploys AI-powered passenger forecasting solution

Icelandic airport deploys AI-powered passenger forecasting solution

Keflavík Airport has become the first to adopt Veovo’s passenger management solution, designed to prevent airport crowding, improve capacity-planning and boost efficiency.

Glasgow's physical distancing initiative receives funding boost from Sustrans

Glasgow's physical distancing initiative receives funding boost from Sustrans

The city has been awarded £3.5m from Sustrans Scotland, which it will put towards temporary travel infrastructure to support safe distancing to help stifle the spread of Covid-19.

Vancouver sets out its plan to create 50km of slow streets

Vancouver sets out its plan to create 50km of slow streets

The Canadian city also plans to expedite the permitting process for outdoor patios and restaurants to give people the room they need to resume some of their normal activities.

Social distancing tools launched for safer travel at airports

Social distancing tools launched for safer travel at airports

Veovo is introducing virtual queuing and passenger density solutions which make use of movement monitoring and machine learning to provide airports with live situational awareness.

Sydney creates new spaces for safer travel

Sydney creates new spaces for safer travel

The city is fast-tracking the roll-out of cycleways on key routes as well as widening streets and creating walking paths to help citizens maintain physical distancing.

Singapore pilots robot dog to assist safe distancing in parks

Singapore pilots robot dog to assist safe distancing in parks

The four-legged robot called Spot, which is fitted with safety sensors to detect objects and people in its path, is being deployed over a 3km stretch in a section of Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park.

San Diego creates more room for walking and cycling on its streets amid Covid-19

San Diego creates more room for walking and cycling on its streets amid Covid-19

The city is introducing a “slow streets” pilot programme to repurpose certain public streets to create more outdoor space and encourage safe walking and cycling.

LiDAR used to monitor safe distancing and analyse crowd density

LiDAR used to monitor safe distancing and analyse crowd density

iinside has upgraded its solution to help building, facility and venue operators monitor the effectiveness of customer spacing efforts and take action to preserve them.