Focusing on smart city innovation to benefit citizens

Opening a panel at Connected Britain 2021,­ Redouane Ali, principal consultant at Cartesian, explained how, generally, when we discuss smart cities and smart technology, it is through the lens of the IoT and infrastructure. Consequently, many forget about smart cities’…

The 2021 Global Smart City Index

A study has been released by EasyPark about the most intelligent and future-proof cities in the world, revealing which cities are best adopting new technological solutions to improve their sustainability and liveability. As mobility innovators, the company understands the impact…

NeoCortec makes a move in sign of business confidence

Danish wireless sensor network company, NeoCortec has moved to new premises in the Copenhagen suburb of Skovlunde. The new site was chosen to meet the company’s plans to increase production and expand the business. CEO, Thomas Steen Halkier, said: “We…

Smart cities: the present and the future

Iqbal Bedi, director and founder of Intelligens Consulting, hosted a panel at Britain Connected 2021, discussing how we have already made cities smart in Britain – the focus being on Birmingham, and how to move forward in delivering a smart…

Technology to help cities identify most cost-effective route to Net Zero

ClimateView has unveiled plans to help the growing numbers of cities with net zero commitments identify the most cost-effective route to decarbonise their economies as it announced the close of a €10m funding round. Newcastle, Mannheim and Bern are among…

Integrating lidar and AI for automotive and smart city apps

Blaize has announced a strategic cooperation agreement with Lidar solutions provider, LeiShen, for in-depth cooperation on the integration of Lidar and AI functions in intelligence applications for autonomous operation across a range of automotive and smart city markets in China. As part of the…

How connected technology can help property developers reach future net zero

The UK aims to bring all greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050. To help achieve this goal, the government has announced that all new homes will be banned from installing gas and oil boilers by 2025. Instead, they…

What does the future hold for digital twins and smart buildings?

Smart lighting and building software expert, amBX, has interviewed Dogu Taskiran, a software developer, a smart city thought leader and the CEO of Stambol Studios, based in Canada. He has previously worked for Microsoft and has shared his thoughts on digital…

Wildfire prevention system monitors conditions in remote areas

Kerlink and NetOP Technology, which designs and produces tailor-made IoT solutions for multiple verticals and applications, has announced their collaboration on a wildfire-prevention system that warns public officials when weather conditions predict fires. This summer of 2021, 187,114 fires have so…

Meet the technology that is building the smart cities of the future

Today’s smart cities are transforming the way we live, work and play. But far from being just a 21st-century gimmick, there are significant – even life-changing – advantages to the implementation of smart technology in cities around the world.  Matthew…