Smart Cities News

Huawei and SC2 strike agreement to collaborate on Saudi smart cities

Huawei and SC2 strike agreement to collaborate on Saudi smart cities

The first project will be the implementation of smart parking, smart lighting, video analytics technology and an ICT infrastructure for the cities of Al Khobar, Dammam and Dhahran.

Partnership aims to deploy shared transportation programmes around the world

Partnership aims to deploy shared transportation programmes around the world

Through a strategic alliance, Ride On and Enzen aim to deliver urban mobility solutions to help transition people away from the use of private vehicles to more sustainable forms of transport like e-bikes.

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.

New heart of downtown San Ramon installs smarter parking and wayfinding

New heart of downtown San Ramon installs smarter parking and wayfinding

The Optipark system captures data through camera sensors and delivers crucial availability and location information to drivers to help improve the parking experience for the visiting public.

Rotterdam develops ‘low code’ parking app

Rotterdam develops ‘low code’ parking app

The Dutch municipality has worked with Siemens company Mendix and JAM-IT to build a native app that enables its residents to register the licence plates of visitors’ cars.

Seoul bolsters its smart city infrastructure with IoT network

Seoul bolsters its smart city infrastructure with IoT network

The Metropolitan Government is planning to deploy a city-wide Internet of Things network as part of its plan to create one of the world’s first hyper-connected cities by 2022.

Companies join forces for interoperable smart city solution

Companies join forces for interoperable smart city solution

Wellness TechGroup and National Narrowband Network Co want to help cities implement an infinite number of applications without being locked into a single proprietary vendor.

Ericsson technology seeks out smartest and sunniest parking spots

Ericsson technology seeks out smartest and sunniest parking spots

The company has teamed up with Solar Team Eindhoven to demonstrate Solar Smart parking that autonomously drives a car to the parking spot with the most sunshine for recharging.

AppyParking progresses plans to make parking "forgettable"

AppyParking progresses plans to make parking "forgettable"

The UK start-up has closed a £7.6m series A funding round which will help it make the kerb work for everyone, physically, socially and commercially.

UCF launches smart cities degree track

UCF launches smart cities degree track

University of Central Florida is launching the master’s level course to meet the growing workforce demand for engineers and planners with urban tech expertise.