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Tech companies form alliance for Covid-19 related applications

Tech companies form alliance for Covid-19 related applications

Microshare and Rackspace Technology want to help governments and organisations reopen safely by offering a suite of applications including contact-tracing and occupancy-monitoring.

How smart is your office?

How smart is your office?

Smart Cities World and Signify are undertaking a survey to find out more about the technology being used to make offices and workplaces more intelligent.

Siemens deploys smart office app for safe return to work

Siemens deploys smart office app for safe return to work

The technology company is laying the foundations for future-proof digital workplaces that also support its "new normal" work model, including mobile working.

Smart buildings show rescheduled for 2021

Smart buildings show rescheduled for 2021

The organisers of the Smart Buildings Show in the UK, which was due to take place on 14-15 October this year, have announced it will be deferred to 6-7 October 2021.

Intelligent disinfection solution aims to create healthier buildings

Intelligent disinfection solution aims to create healthier buildings

The Nexos Intelligent Disinfection solution pairs ultraviolet (UV-C) lighting with Internet of Things controls to enable widespread, automated disinfection of surfaces.

Body temperature solution aims to minimise infection risk in buildings

Body temperature solution aims to minimise infection risk in buildings

Siemens Smart Infrastructure’s Siveillance Thermal Shield measures the body temperature of a person entering a building and integrates the information with a video security and access system.

How new financial models enable smart city digital transformation

How new financial models enable smart city digital transformation

AVEVA’s W. Jarrett Campbell discusses how innovative approaches to investment can result in the lowering of smart cities’ barriers to entry.

New platform aims to ensure smart buildings help to make smart cities

New platform aims to ensure smart buildings help to make smart cities

Fujitsu RunMyProcess is demonstrating a version of its smart building integration platform that in future could be integrated into the wider smart city digital environment.

Plans for North America's tallest living wall aim to improve local air quality in Dallas

Plans for North America's tallest living wall aim to improve local air quality in Dallas

A 26-storey tower in the US city that will feature 40,000 plants is estimated to capture 1,600 pounds of carbon dioxide annually.

Microsoft creates digital twin of regional HQ

Microsoft creates digital twin of regional HQ

The initiative brings together artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things and productivity tools to improve building efficiency as well as help employee productivity.