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Planet Smart City provides digital tools for UN Habitat's slum upgrade programme

Planet Smart City provides digital tools for UN Habitat's slum upgrade programme

The smart affordable housing specialist Planet Smart City will provide data analytics and other solutions to help upgrade two of the oldest and biggest slums in Nairobi.

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.

Manchester City Council moves to cloud to keep critical services running

Manchester City Council moves to cloud to keep critical services running

8x8, an integrated cloud communications platform provider, was selected due to its platform’s enhanced flexibility and ability to connect contact centre agents across voice, video and chat.

Intracity fibre network rolled out in Gurugram

Intracity fibre network rolled out in Gurugram

The smart city network will provide connectivity to government buildings, business clusters, and used for critical applications like security, surveillance, and e-governance.

Vienna establishes climate protection areas

Vienna establishes climate protection areas

Areas are identified based on their ability to supply energy needs with district heating systems and at least one additional renewable energy or waste heat heating system must be feasible.

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.

Renfrewshire Council awards contract to install IoT sensors in thousands of homes

Renfrewshire Council awards contract to install IoT sensors in thousands of homes

The two-year project will see sensors fitted into selected empty properties being prepared for new tenants, who will also be supported with energy efficiency advice and guidance.

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.

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.