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Smart waste, an opportunity cities should not trash
07 Dec 2020
Embracing smart waste will lead to healthier, more efficient and prettier cities, writes Gianni Minnetti, CEO of Paradox Engineering.
New-generation smart benches and smart waste solutions launched
30 Nov 2020
Include’s latest Steora City bench is powered by advanced artificial intelligence and creates revenue opportunities with an optional smart outdoor advertising system.
Landmark smart building to be built on site of former Hong Kong airport
27 Nov 2020
Facilities include Hong Kong’s first ever automatic bicycle parking bay to encourage green mobility, solar radiation protection, sky farming and automated smart waste sorting and storage.
Xavier Mathieu, CEO, Birdz
03 Nov 2020
Birdz has a central role in its parent company’s “raison d’être” to resource the world. Xavier Mathieu talks about the importance of having a job with purpose and why environmental IoT’s time has come.
Canada's utility pole infrastructure to be upgraded to smart city green poles
22 Oct 2020
As part of the urban infrastructure agreement between Nokia and Greener Acres Canada, smart city green poles will be produced from nearly 50,000 tons of e-waste collected annually in Ontario.
Rubicon launches second year of Halloween recycling programme
19 Oct 2020
The recycling boxes can be filled with discarded sweet wrappers and other packaging and returned once full to be disposed of in a way that avoids landfilling.
Spark switches on 5G in Auckland and demonstrates smart city applications
15 Oct 2020
It has partnered with Auckland Transport to install an IoT-enabled infrastructure in the Wynyard Quarter to demonstrate connected lighting, smart parking, smart benches and smart bins.
Queensland city converts human waste into power
12 Oct 2020
Logan City Council worked with partners to trial a process that involves baking sewage sludge to produce biogas, which is then used to heat the remaining biosolids and turn them into biochar.
Full-power autonomous street sweeper piloted in Helsinki
30 Sep 2020
Trombia Technologies wants to unlock the potential for mass-electrification and carbon-neutralisation of one of the heaviest vehicle technologies in use in cities.
Former Philadelphia mayor joins the board of Rubicon
21 Aug 2020
Michael Nutter is expanding his role with the smart waste and recycling company after partnering with RubiconSmartCity in his capacity as an advisory board member for two years.
DIFC and Etisalat join forces to implement smart technologies
17 Aug 2020
Dubai International Financial Centre will become the telecoms provider’s preferred location to test smart city and other advanced technologies as they are developed.
City smart sewer project claims to pinpoint unknown Covid-19 outbreaks
31 Jul 2020
Wastewater company Kando and scientists have announced initial findings of a pilot project in the Israeli city of Ashkelon aimed at detecting virus outbreaks.
Smart waste solutions available on global marketplace
21 Jul 2020
Rubicon, whose solutions are used by more than 50 cities in the US, has made its smart city technology products available on the Geotab Marketplace.
Huawei and SC2 strike agreement to collaborate on Saudi smart cities
29 Jun 2020
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.
Smart waste and global science company team to promote circularity
24 Jun 2020
Rubicon and UL will work together on their shared goals and aspirations towards zero waste and sustainability while creating economic value.
Smart waste report sets out how to realise the circular economy
11 May 2020
Rubicon’s report, Toward a Future Without Waste, presents a roadmap for cities and governments on how to implement technology-based solutions to build a more sustainable future.
The future of smart city tech: Helping governments be proactive, not reactive
07 Feb 2020
Applying smart technology to waste and recycling fleets provides a win for citizens, governments and the environment, and helps build equitable communities, says Rubicon’s Michael Allegretti.
Companies join forces for interoperable smart city solution
18 Nov 2019
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.
Realising the true value of data
In an extract from our Sydney City Profile, we explore how the city’s Smart City Strategy Framework aims to help transform raw data into actionable knowledge.
11 Jan 2021
Think tank: what is infrastructure for?
04 Jan 2021
Covid-19 is ushering a new era in government services
14 Dec 2020
Rethinking the urban jungle through biophilic building design
16 Dec 2020
SmartCitiesWorld City Profile – Sydney
19 Nov 2020
Insight Report: Smart waste, an opportunity cities should not trash
27 Oct 2020
OnDemand WEBINAR: The rise of autonomous mobility and its role in the new normal era
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