Smart Cities News

Mercedes helps Long Beach improve urban mobility

The city of Long Beach in California has entered a public-private partnership with car maker Mercedes-Benz and Xtelligent to improve urban mobility through connected car data. Xtelligent is a [...]

Cityzenith digital twin reduces Las Vegas emissions

Las Vegas plans to accelerate urban transformation using an IoT-enabled digital twin. Chicago-based digital-twin provider Cityzenith and IoT enabler Terbine are jointly developing technology to transition Las Vegas to [...]

U-Blox blocks Bird e-scooters from pavements

Micromobility company Bird is using technology from Swiss company U-Blox to prevent its e-scooters being used on pavements and footpaths. The smart sidewalk protection sensor-fusion technology is integrated into [...]

Singapore and Shenzhen sign four MoUs

Four more memorandums of understanding (MoUs) have been signed between the cities of Singapore and Shenzhen in China covering areas such as e-invoicing, IoT and blockchain. Singapore’s Ministry of [...]

BAI deploys 5G to turn Sunderland smart

A private 5G small cell network from Australian company BAI Communications should help the UK city of Sunderland realise its smart city ambitions. The 5G centric network should accelerate [...]

Smart City Capital picks ADS-Tec for EV charging

Florida-based smart city accelerator Smart City Capital has selected German firm ADS-Tec Energy as its main electric-vehicle (EV) charging supplier. ADS-Tec Energy specialises in battery-buffered fast charging technology. Smart [...]

EHang brings smart transportation to Shenzhen

Chinese autonomous aerial vehicle (AAV) company EHang is jointly developing smart city transportation with Shenzhen Expressway that integrates urban air mobility and expressway networks. Based on the deployment of [...]

London tops EasyPark future-proof city list

London is the most intelligent and future-proof city out of those with a population of over three million, followed by New York and San Francisco, according to Swedish parking [...]

Utica installs smart LED streetlights

The New York Power Authority has completed the installation of smart energy-efficient LED streetlights throughout the city of Utica as part of a state-wide programme that calls for at [...]

Here extends real-time traffic service at ITS World Congress

Location data and technology platform Here Technologies announced a extended real-time traffic service at this week’s ITS World Congress in Hamburg. It introduces lane-level information and expanding inner-city coverage [...]

OVHCloud provides cloud services for Peachtree Corners

Real-world living laboratory Peachtree Corners has selected French firm OVHcloud as its cloud partner so the US smart city can test emerging technologies and applications. OVHcloud, a cloud services [...]

Cox deploys managed network for Las Vegas

Las Vegas has started a pilot programme to deploy one of the first managed private networks (MPNs) launched by a US city to facilitate smart city use cases. Working [...]