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Georgia Smart Communities Challenge winners announced

Georgia Smart Communities Challenge winners announced

Georgia Smart welcomed communities of any size within the state to apply for technical and financial assistance that will help them to envision, explore, and plan for their smart future.

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.

Analytics company secures funding to help transportation make the data-driven shift

Analytics company secures funding to help transportation make the data-driven shift

StreetLight Data said the $15m in funding would help it to transform transportation analytics with big data to meet the challenges of the pandemic era.

Cimcon partner programme fuels the street pole economy

Cimcon partner programme fuels the street pole economy

The smart city tech provider is joining forces with specialist companies in areas such as smart parking, flood management and security through sound detection.

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.

Spin sets carbon negative sustainability goal by 2025

Spin sets carbon negative sustainability goal by 2025

The Ford micro-mobility company will seek to achieve sustainability goals through a combination of electrifying operations, renewable power and “aggressive mode” shift away from private automobiles.

EHang launches autonomous firefighter for high-rise buildings

EHang launches autonomous firefighter for high-rise buildings

The 216F has a maximum flight altitude of 600 metres and can carry up to 150 litres of firefighting foams and six fire extinguisher bombs in a single trip.

AI-based lifeguard system aims to bring smart city tech to the beach

AI-based lifeguard system aims to bring smart city tech to the beach

The core system is based on deep-learning computer-vision technology and transmits real-time information to monitors in the lifeguard tower, sounding an alarm when swimmers are in danger.

€1m project launched to inform a net-zero Covid-19 economic recovery

€1m project launched to inform a net-zero Covid-19 economic recovery

The first phase of Project Cygnus will deploy €1m in EIT Climate-KIC funding to analyse current economic and environmental investment trends to support regions and countries in their recovery.

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.