Special Reports

Using the fourth space to help cities cope with Covid-19

Using the fourth space to help cities cope with Covid-19

At SmartCitiesWorld’s inaugural advisory board meeting, Jeff Risom, chief innovation officer at Gehl Architects, explored how the public realm might be managed in the post-pandemic era.

Live your life smarter: miracles by 5G and AI on power grids

Live your life smarter: miracles by 5G and AI on power grids

Huawei’s 5G and AI solutions are improving the operations of Shenzhen’s power grid.

City Lights: Piero Pelizzaro, Milan's Chief Resilience Officer

City Lights: Piero Pelizzaro, Milan's Chief Resilience Officer

SmartCitiesWorld talks to Piero Pelizzaro, Chief Resilience Officer of Milan, about the city’s digital transition, urban forests and the ongoing woes of a football fan.

Global panel of industry experts with decades of achievements join SmartCitiesWorld's Advisory Board

Global panel of industry experts with decades of achievements join SmartCitiesWorld's Advisory Board

The new Editorial Advisory Board will reflect on the changing needs of cities and the physical and digital solutions available

Live Your Life Smarter: reinventing public services for a digital age

Live Your Life Smarter: reinventing public services for a digital age

Huawei’s Digital Tax and customs smart gate solutions provide government with a means of bringing efficient and dynamic services.

The future of facial recognition: the impact on smart cities

The future of facial recognition: the impact on smart cities

Has recent controversy scuppered facial recognition’s chances of being a key solution for smart cities? Kate O’Flaherty reports.

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.

Building bridges in the Covid-19 fightback

Building bridges in the Covid-19 fightback

SmartCitiesWorld talks to Octavi de la Varga, secretary general of Metropolis, about how its digital platform is helping the global village battle against Covid-19.

Harnessing the full power of fibre in a changing world

Harnessing the full power of fibre in a changing world

Distributed acoustic sensing uses fibre infrastructure to take smart cities to a new scale by unlocking a wealth of use cases.