Smart Cities News

Enel launches crowdsourcing campaigns for open data smart city solutions

Enel launches crowdsourcing campaigns for open data smart city solutions

The multinational energy firm has set two challenges and will use the InnoCentive Open Innovation Marketplace to drive innovation and help reshape the global energy market.

Sensor networks are driving the creation of connected city ecosystems

Sensor networks are driving the creation of connected city ecosystems

Analysis by Frost & Sullivan reveals how digitisation and advancements in Internet of Things are driving the large-scale adoption of sensor technologies for the development of smart cities.

Sunderland rolls out next phase of free superfast wi-fi programme

Sunderland rolls out next phase of free superfast wi-fi programme

It is part of the UK city’s wider smart city strategy led by the council to augment its digital infrastructure for the benefit of everyone and boost Sunderland’s reputation as a digital leader.   

Columbus unveils three smart mobility pilots and seeks community participation

Columbus unveils three smart mobility pilots and seeks community participation

Smart mobility hubs, connected vehicles and the re-commissioned Linden LEAP aim to improve mobility and road safety as well as provide community food support.

SmartCitiesWorld and Leading Cities announce partnership

SmartCitiesWorld and Leading Cities announce partnership

Through a media partnership, SmartCitiesWorld will support Leading Cities’ initiatives such as AcceliCITY and AcceliGOV that seek to solve urban challenges.

Travel companies partner for last-mile offerings

Travel companies partner for last-mile offerings

Mobility solutions and services aggregator Karhoo has announced a number of new partners, enabling the travel brands to offer a white-label last-mile offering and improve the experience for passengers worldwide. 

Dubai creates smart inventory app for healthcare

Dubai creates smart inventory app for healthcare

The application seeks to manage the stock of medicines and prevent any shortages and supports the Dubai Paperless Strategy to transform the emirate into a progressive paperless city by 2021.

Peterborough sets out plans for its smart energy scheme

Peterborough sets out plans for its smart energy scheme

Led by the city council, the scheme brings together energy generation, demand and storage and aims to deliver a significant drop in CO2 emissions by 2030 and cut energy bills by up to a quarter.

US city Dublin installs smart city infrastructure

US city Dublin installs smart city infrastructure

The first application to be deployed on the 5G-ready digital transformation platform from Fujitsu Network Communications will be for smart parking and forms part of the wider Connected Dublin initiative.

Specialists to jointly develop MaaS applications

Specialists to jointly develop MaaS applications

Masabi and Kyyti have formed a partnership to provide best-of-breed mobility-as-a-service solutions to transport authorities, agencies and operators around the world.