Special Reports

Why the smart city could increasingly start at home

Why the smart city could increasingly start at home

There are set to be almost 300 million smart homes installed around the world by 2022, according to a new report from ABI Research, and therefore smart home devices and services will play an increasingly important part in smart city programmes. We talked to the research report author, Jonathan Collins, Research Director at ABI Research, to find out more.

The smart streets coming soon to Dallas

The smart streets coming soon to Dallas

The City of Dallas’ Department of Transportation is currently identifying five parts of town where workers will weave smart city technology into ‘street rehab’ projects.

To make your city smarter, start with the kids

To make your city smarter, start with the kids

Rather than thinking about traffic, trash or telecommunications, children could be the unifying factor that pulls a smart city strategy together.

Mumbai’s Chief Planning Officer envisions the region in 2036

Mumbai’s Chief Planning Officer envisions the region in 2036

Uma Adusumilli, Chief Planner, Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority, talks to SmartCitiesWorld about the region’s smart city priorities, plans and a 20-year vision.

Anne Kerr, Mott MacDonald: The 4 Ps of safe, secure cities

Anne Kerr, Mott MacDonald: The 4 Ps of safe, secure cities

Anne Kerr, Global Head of Cities, Mott MacDonald, talks to SmartCitiesWorld about how more effective use of data can help tackle some of our most pressing security issues.

Smart metering – the road ahead

Smart metering – the road ahead

Focusing on the Australia and Asia-Pacific region but with an eye on the global landscape, Rian Sullings looks at what lies ahead for the smart water metering industry.

City shape shifting

City shape shifting

What if technology could get under the skin of a city in such a way as to totally optimise it, rebalance it, re-engineer it, rejuvenate the parts that have been left to waste? By Melony Rocque

Relieving the pain of parking

Relieving the pain of parking

Montpellier in the South of France is one of the cities that has deployed Libelium’s smart parking solution to improve its citizens’ quality of life

AI for smarter cities: finding the real value

AI for smarter cities: finding the real value

Sarah Wray looks at where AI is making an impact in improving our cities, and the opportunities for the future

Countdown to Smart City Expo

Countdown to Smart City Expo

Citizen empowerment will be the main theme of this year’s Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona, which also features its first ever Smart Mobility World Congress