Smart Cities News

Berlin showcases future living in energy-saving smart city quarter

Berlin showcases future living in energy-saving smart city quarter

Panasonic is extending its smart cities portfolio with the launch of Future Living Berlin, an EU Lighthouse project which aims to help decarbonise society.

US cities selected for Digital Kerb Challenge

US cities selected for Digital Kerb Challenge

Aspen, Nashville, Omaha, and West Palm Beach will team with kerb management company Coord on “smart zone” programmes tailored to their individual mobility challenges.

Smart City Expo transformed into an online event for 2020

Smart City Expo transformed into an online event for 2020

The digital event will consist of a broadcast television show on day one, with day two’s programme featuring workshops, sessions, and side events.

Smart Dubai Covid-19 report emphasises the importance of a holistic response

Smart Dubai Covid-19 report emphasises the importance of a holistic response

The report, compiled by the Happiness Agenda team, will help to inform the post-Covid 19 strategy and is focused on the three areas of services, employees and corporate operations.

Kochi's smart city command centre goes live with video wall

Kochi's smart city command centre goes live with video wall

The city in Kerala is among the first 20 cities selected under the Government’s smart cities mission and the centre will deliver insights for improved planning and policy-making.

Green tech start-up wins funding for solar rail demonstrator

Green tech start-up wins funding for solar rail demonstrator

It will enable Riding Sunbeams to develop a direct connection between renewable energy generators and electrified rail networks and eventually power a train using green electricity.

Opening up the workplace

Opening up the workplace

Technology is helping organisations return to work safely but, whichever way you look at it, working in an office may never be the same again.

Smart city infrastructure specialist expands Brazilian operations

Smart city infrastructure specialist expands Brazilian operations

It follows a new round of investment which will enable it to help cities update and expand their public lighting systems and use them to roll out further smart city applications.

Westerville progresses smart city plans with parking pilot

Westerville progresses smart city plans with parking pilot

The US city will test the technology in the popular Uptown District to reduce traffic congestion, providing citizens with real-time information on open spaces.

Why the Toronto Quayside project is a cautionary tale and a missed opportunity

Why the Toronto Quayside project is a cautionary tale and a missed opportunity

While dogged by controversy, Toronto could have showcased exactly what a smart city could deliver, something that is important now more than ever.