Smart Cities News

Spark hopes 5G will turn Auckland into smart city

New Zealand telco Spark has turned on 5G in downtown Auckland and partnered with Auckland Transport (AT) to showcase some of the latest in IoT smart city technology. The [...]

Lime and Wheels offer shared mobility

California-based shared mobility company Lime has announced a transportation platform to offer expanded access and options for riders. The first partner to join the platform will be Wheels, a [...]

UK launches urban autonomous research project

ServCity, the UK’s latest autonomous mobility service research project, launched this month to help cities harness autonomous vehicle technologies and incorporate them into a complex urban environment. ServCity is [...]

Iteris keeps San Francisco moving

Californian smart mobility company Iteris has won a three-year $6.9m contract to service two operations centres in San Francisco that support traveller information dissemination and express lanes corridor management. [...]

Edinburgh pushes smart city vision

The City of Edinburgh Council has adopted a digital strategy to push forward its ambitions for becoming a sustainable smart city. The Digital & Smart City strategy – which [...]

Advantech and Quanergy bring lidar to smart cities and logistics

Taiwanese firm Advantech is working with California-based Quanergy Systems to create lidar-enabled 3D IoT technology for smart city and logistics applications. Advantech provides industrial computing and Quanergy builds lidar [...]

India sets up smart city research centre

The International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad (IIITH), in India has set up the SCRC smart city research centre with support from Meity (government of India), Smart City Mission [...]

Siemens drives adaptive traffic control in London

Siemens Mobility and Transport for London (TfL) have launched Sitraffic Fusion, an adaptive traffic control system for the city. Fusion is a key part of London’s RTO real-time optimiser, [...]

Kerlink and ClearBlade produce smart-city asset monitor

French firm Kerlink and ClearBlade, a Texas-based IIoT-platform and edge-computing software company, are combining their technologies in an out-of-the-box smart-city and agriculture asset-monitoring suite that includes their gateways and [...]

Iteris to improve traffic flow in eight California cities

A three-year project aims to improve traffic flow and safety across eight southern California cities using technology from local company Iteris. The programme includes Iteris’ intersection-as-a-service offering, which provides [...]

USTDA funds smart city development in Jamaica

The US Trade & Development Agency (USTDA) has awarded a grant to Jamaica’s electric utility Jamaica Public Service (JPS) for technical assistance to transform New Kingston into a smart [...]

Cityzenith pledges to clean up polluted cities

Chicago-based Cityzenith is on a mission to help polluted urban centres become carbon neutral by donating the company’s SmartWorld Pro2 digital twin platform to key cities, one at a [...]