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What role will ride-sharing play in the post-Covid-19 era?

What role will ride-sharing play in the post-Covid-19 era?

James Cox, CEO of MIT-born start-up Routable AI, talks to SmartCitiesWorld about future trends in the sector following the impact of the global pandemic.

LiDAR technology used for smarter space management

LiDAR technology used for smarter space management

Qortex People Counter provides powerful insights about the flow and number of people in retail stores, public transportation centres, stadiums, venues, and more.

The threat of urban canyons to autonomous vehicles

The threat of urban canyons to autonomous vehicles

The continued growth of skyscrapers and urban infrastructure means AVs are at risk of signal black-out in cities across the world, warns UK-based AV software specialist, Oxbotica.

Why smart and healthy buildings will get us back to work and play – faster and happier

Why smart and healthy buildings will get us back to work and play – faster and happier

Businesses could use the healthiness of their buildings as a competitive advantage in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, writes Glenn Lurie, President and CEO, Synchronoss

Smart city command-and-control centre to support Dubai's digital transformation

Smart city command-and-control centre to support Dubai's digital transformation

The Moro Hub’s new centre provides and supports intelligent IoT platforms and cybersecurity and managed services to support government and enterprise customers.

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.

Accenture to build smart city API marketplace for Japan

Accenture to build smart city API marketplace for Japan

The professional services firm will work with the University of Aizu on the project, which will also focus on using a smart city operating system and AI to help bring about behavioural change in citizens.

Icelandic airport deploys AI-powered passenger forecasting solution

Icelandic airport deploys AI-powered passenger forecasting solution

Keflavík Airport has become the first to adopt Veovo’s passenger management solution, designed to prevent airport crowding, improve capacity-planning and boost efficiency.

University announces smart city agreement for Macau

University announces smart city agreement for Macau

The University of Macau and Nam Kwong Petroleum & Chemicals will focus on areas such as smart energy and are also committed to nurturing smart city, IoT and big data talent.

Our society needs systemic changes. Hyperloop is just one way we can get there

Our society needs systemic changes. Hyperloop is just one way we can get there

Hyperloop’s futuristic concept overshadows its substantial environmental benefits, argues Juan Vicén, co-founder of hyperloop company Zeleros.