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Bosch and Daimler pick California city as testbed for autonomous driving

A metropolitan area in California is to become a pilot city for testing automated driving. Next year, a major city in Silicon Valley will become the first pilot-testing city for Bosch and Daimler.
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Deutsche Telekom initiative to develop smart city services

Deutsche Telekom has launched an initiative with the German Association of Towns & Municipalities to develop intelligent, tailor-made smart city services with the aim of promoting digitisation in cities and communities.
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Ericsson puts NB-IoT on trial in Moscow

IoT developers could benefit from a trial zone established in a residential area of Moscow. The trial will run using Ericsson equipment on PJSC Vimplecom Beeline’s NB-IoT network.
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US DHS picks companies to develop smart city technology

The US Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Science & Technology Directorate and its research and development partners have selected 13 US and international companies to develop smart cities technologies to assist public safety.
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Softbank joins Dublin smart city programme

Japanese technology giant SoftBank is joining Dublin City Council's smart city programme and its Smart Docklands District testbed. Both parties will exchange information and knowledge about smart cities, explore potential trials and proofs of concepts, and find best use cases for the future smart city.
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Helsinki uses artificial intelligence in bike share scheme

The city of Helsinki is using artificial intelligence (AI) to simplify and optimise its bike share scheme. Stage Intelligence has partnered urban transport operator Moventia and CityBike to deploy its Bico AI platform in Helsinki’s bike share scheme.
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Vaisala measures air quality from Prague’s smart streetlights

The city of Prague has installed air quality sensors on its streetlights as part of its growing smart city network. Environmental and industrial measurement company Vaisala supplied the air quality sensors for the real-time network run by Ice Gateway.
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