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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.

Machine learning technology gives Dubai university building "a brain"

Machine learning technology gives Dubai university building "a brain"

A pilot test of Honeywell’s smart building technology has reportedly helped Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University in Dubai achieve an initial 10 per cent in energy savings.

All-digital hotel opens in Fort Worth

All-digital hotel opens in Fort Worth

The smart hotel aims to deliver the “next-generation connected guest experience” through location-based analytics, as well as by utilising the latest offerings from digital vendors.

Green building tool provides insight on smarter practices

Green building tool provides insight on smarter practices

Launched by the US Green Building Council and Skanska, Insight helps builders and designers to adopt smarter strategies and enables city leaders to track green building goals.

Test project shows how Tampere's buildings can lower their carbon footprint

Test project shows how Tampere's buildings can lower their carbon footprint

The smart district heating project by Tampere Power Utility and a student housing foundation uses AI and apartment-specific sensors to reduce energy consumption and cost.

World's northernmost energy-positive building unveiled

World's northernmost energy-positive building unveiled

Powerhouse Brattørkaia aims to set a new standard for the construction of buildings by producing more energy than it consumes over its lifespan