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Ford and Vodafone pilot helps drivers find parking spaces

Ford and Vodafone are piloting connected-vehicle technology that advises drivers how many spaces are available in nearby car parks and how to get there.
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Panasonic creates intelligent network on Utah roads

The Utah Department of Transportation is working with Japanese company Panasonic to develop what it hopes will be the USA’s most advanced transportation data network. This network should improve safety and mobility on the road by sharing data between vehicles, infrastructure, roadways and traffic operators in real time.
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Iveda pilots intelligent video search in Manila

Arizona-based video analytics company Iveda has piloted its IvedaAI intelligent video search technology in Metro Manila. The paid pilot was conducted with Filcomserve, Iveda’s technology partner in the Philippines, and Orange IT.
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Vsblty and Energetika combine lighting and security

Philadelphia-based Vsblty is teaming up intelligent lighting firm Energetika to offer a combined smart lighting and security package to cities in Latin America.
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CityFibre turns Peterborough into smart city test bed

Social housing across Peterborough in the UK has been transformed into a smart city test bed thanks to a partnership between full fibre infrastructure provider CityFibre and city landlord Cross Keys Homes (CKH).
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Smart cities to be common within a decade, says Wi-Sun poll

Smart cities are expected to be commonplace within the next ten years, according to a new poll by the Wi-Sun Alliance, a global ecosystem of member companies seeking to accelerate the implementation of open standards-based field area networks and the IoT.
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Fusus fuses private and public video sources

Fusus has launched a unified video platform for smart cities and communities that is said to remove barriers created by disparate camera systems by fusing all private and public video sources into one platform.
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Galway installs solar-powered IoT litter bins

Galway City Council in the west of Ireland has installed fifty solar-powered IoT litter bins following a six-month trial last year. The SolarStreetBin litter bins come from local company PEL Waste Reduction Equipment.
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Nimbelink joins IMC to access IoT buyers

Nimbelink, a provider of turnkey products for asset tracking and other applications, has joined the IoT M2M Council (IMC) – with 25,000 members the largest trade group serving the internet of things technology sector – for better access to OEMs and enterprise users that deploy the technology.
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