Smart Cities News

Singtel and Surbana Jurong sign smart cities MoU

Singapore telco Singtel has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with local firm Surbana Jurong to form an alliance integrating technology and infrastructure to co-create smart city options that [...]

AWS and OASC help cities share data

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is helping customers of Brussels-based smart city network Open & Agile Smart Cities (OASC) share open data. This marks the launch of OASC’s Enterprise Partnership [...]

Cruise self-driving taxis to hit Dubai streets

Dubai will be the first international commercial market for California-based Cruise’s all-electric, self-driving, shared ride-hail service after its San Francisco launch. The agreement with Dubai Roads & Transport Authority [...]

Smart lampposts can help cities fight Covid-19

Smart lampposts that can read body temperatures and detect overcrowding could stop the spread of Covid-19 and regenerate cities, according to a report from UK firm UrbanDNA. These 21st [...]

Eilat deploys Viisights behavioural analytics

The Israeli city of Eilat has deployed behavioural analytics from Tel Aviv-based Viisights. The AI-powered technology provides real-time detection of events of interest to alleviate potential threats, maintain Covid [...]

Ubiwhere platform helps cities prepare for digitisation

Portuguese software company Ubiwhere has created the Urban Platform to help cities prepare for the future with data and digitisation. Through this, Ubiwhere is focusing on responding to urban [...]

Dublin starts smart e-scooter research project

An AI-powered e-scooter research pilot project is to launch in Dublin City University (DCU) to make scooters street-legal across Ireland. The shared scooter pilot scheme, which will operate on [...]

Nokia aids Nicosia smart city transformation

Cyprus telco Cyta has chosen Nokia to deliver a city management platform for Nicosia’s smart city transformation. Nokia’s IOC integrated operations centre could help enhance the capital city’s citizen [...]

Moovit powers public transport in Long Beach

Intel subsidiary Moovit helped Long Beach Transit (LBT) in California create an app that lets travellers plan their public and shared transit trips with real-time arrival information. Moovit is [...]

Transmira and Kognition digitally transform cities

North Carolina experiential reality (XR) start-up Transmira is working with artificial intelligence (AI) firm Kognition to develop digital transformations for augmented smart cities and intelligent architecture. Transmira and Philadelphia-based [...]

Avalue and Innodisk deploy smart cameras in Taipei

Taiwanese companies Avalue and Innodisk worked together to deploy smart cameras in Taipei that use AI for object detection, behaviour identification and traffic flow monitoring. The partnership has the [...]

Greater Geelong starts four-year smart city plan

The city of Greater Geelong is Australia has come up with a four-year plan to harness emerging technology to improve liveability. The smart-city strategic framework outlines activities and targets [...]