Smart Cities News

Sioux Falls deploys smart city platform to tackle Covid-19

Sioux Falls deploys smart city platform to tackle Covid-19

The city in North Dakota is using the Quantela platform to analyse and visualise real-time data relating to the outbreak to identify patterns and trends and respond to the situation.

Singapore tops smart city ranking for second year running

Singapore tops smart city ranking for second year running

The 2020 Smart City Index measures citizens’ perceptions of the impact that technology has on their lives, surveying them on areas such as governance, health and safety, mobility and opportunities.

$9m “people-centric” smart city research project for Singapore

$9m “people-centric” smart city research project for Singapore

The National University of Singapore and ST Engineering are collaborating on the multi-year digital technologies programme to address evolving urban challenges.

Creating truly open cities: why interoperability and 6LoWPAN matter

Creating truly open cities: why interoperability and 6LoWPAN matter

Interoperability is the way forward for dynamic and effective smart cities, writes Gianni Minetti, CEO at Paradox Engineering

Research shows growing interest from rail users in 5G and smart city services

Research shows growing interest from rail users in 5G and smart city services

A survey carried out on rail users in Hong Kong, London, New York, Sydney and Toronto revealed 95 per cent are more likely to use the rail network in their city if technology-driven solutions were implemented. 

UK local authority becomes first to use SSE Enterprise's smart cities and places platform

UK local authority becomes first to use SSE Enterprise's smart cities and places platform

Mayflower Smart Cities and Places will allow Slough Borough Council to view data through customisable dashboards as well as share it with third parties through multiple export formats.

Dundee digitises data to speed up its climate action plans

Dundee digitises data to speed up its climate action plans

The Scottish city will be using the ClimateView software platform that is designed to help cities live up to their pledges of becoming carbon neutral by visualising action plans.

British smart city companies chosen for export academy to Asia-Pacific

British smart city companies chosen for export academy to Asia-Pacific

30 tech companies have been announced as the first participants in the Department for International Trade’s new Tech Export Academy programme.

Global marketplace extends the reach of real-time road and weather data

Global marketplace extends the reach of real-time road and weather data

RoadCloud’s road friction estimates, road condition data and weather data will be available on Here Technologies global location data exchange hub.

LA announces winner of new streetlight design

LA announces winner of new streetlight design

Project Room’s winning design reimagines the traditional lamp post as a bundle of tubes where each service is assigned a dedicated tube fabricated from steel or aluminum.