Special Reports

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.

How the holistic approach is central to the Covid-19 recovery

How the holistic approach is central to the Covid-19 recovery

SmartCitiesWorld talks to Lauren Sorkin, acting executive director of the Global Resilient Cities Network, on how cities can rebuild post Covid-19.

Podcast: How distributed acoustic sensing can give greater insight into your smart city, with Fotech

Podcast: How distributed acoustic sensing can give greater insight into your smart city, with Fotech

In the latest SmartCitiesWorld podcast, Sarah Wray talks to Chris Shannon, CEO of Fotech Group and Stuart Large, Product Line Director & Business Development.

Pain points, politics and the future of transport

Pain points, politics and the future of transport

SmartCitiesWorld talks to Paul Comfort about the themes of his new book, The Future of Public Transportation.

Using digital twins to maximise returns on existing infrastructure

Using digital twins to maximise returns on existing infrastructure

If cities have access to dynamic, co-ordinated and timely information about local infrastructure, its performance and its pressure points, they can unlock major operational and financial benefits.

Plan zero: Milan prepares for the post-pandemic ‘new normal’

Plan zero: Milan prepares for the post-pandemic ‘new normal’

Milan’s Chief Resilience Officer shares how his city is working to address the COVID-19 emergency today, while also looking ahead to what’s next.