Smart Cities News

Intelligent water-monitoring company funds expansion across Europe

Intelligent water-monitoring company funds expansion across Europe

Shayp’s technology combines a single sensor with machine learning and advanced analytics and has already been used by the City of Brussels to help save 50 million litres of water per year.

Mayors are among the first to sign C40's Clean Construction Declaration

Mayors are among the first to sign C40's Clean Construction Declaration

Oslo, Los Angeles, Mexico City and Budapest have committed to clean construction to build a sustainable future for the industry and cut emissions from projects in their cities in half by 2030.

AR app provides digital concierge services to buildings

AR app provides digital concierge services to buildings

The app provides turn-by-turn navigation guiding users to their destinations and offers helpful, context-aware AR content along the way at just the right time and location.

Helsinki approves plan for hybrid tram-depot city block

Helsinki approves plan for hybrid tram-depot city block

The block will combine the transport depot and housing and has been proposed to be built in the vicinity of the final stop of the future Crown Bridges tram line.

Smart energy innovators wanted for India and Thailand

Smart energy innovators wanted for India and Thailand

The new Energy Launchpad International programme, drawing on technical energy system expertise, will provide access to incubation and acceleration support for a “virtual mission” to India and Thailand.

Installed connected building automation systems to surpass 34 million in 2024

Installed connected building automation systems to surpass 34 million in 2024

IoT analyst firm Berg Insight said there is a new urgency in the market due to factors such as energy conservation and mandates for green construction.

SmartCityX accelerator programme names “early start-up acceptances”

SmartCityX accelerator programme names “early start-up acceptances”

Led by San Francisco based VC firm Scrum Ventures along with eight other Japanese partner companies, the programme seeks to redefine ‘antiquated’ accelerator models.

Breaking down regulatory barriers is key to achieve smarter cities

Breaking down regulatory barriers is key to achieve smarter cities

Governments need to put cities first when it comes to policy-making.

Mayors warn that Covid stimulus funds must be directed at a green recovery

Mayors warn that Covid stimulus funds must be directed at a green recovery

In a statement released today, the C40 Global Mayors Covid-19 Recovery Task Force warned that a “high-carbon recovery” will accelerate climate breakdown, endanger public health, cost lives and sacrifice jobs.

Smart city market set to grow by $2118bn by 2024

Smart city market set to grow by $2118bn by 2024

A report from Technavio said the decreasing price of connected devices is expected to fuel the market and highlights the smart governance and education segments as key areas for growth.