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AT&T warns LA citizens of approaching earthquakes

AT&T and the city of Los Angeles have unveiled ShakeAlert LA, a mobile app designed to alert residents in Los Angeles of an earthquake. The app is designed to send push notifications that an earthquake has occurred, potentially giving residents critical seconds of notice before shaking reaches them.
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Greenville opts for smart infrastructure from Sprint

The city of Greenville in South Carolina is working with Sprint to build out smart city infrastructure and ecosystem, set to leverage the power of 5G and the Sprint Curiosity IoT offering.
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Perceptin pod deployed in Japanese smart city project

Californian vision intelligence company Perceptin is deploying its DragonFly Pod autonomous vehicle as part of Japanese city Fukuoka’s smart city programme.
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Guardforce launches smart bins for Hong Kong

Hong Kong security provider Guardforce has launched smart bins that use sensors and integrated technology to increase rubbish bin capacity and enhance waste collection efficiency and safety.
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Libelium IoT sensors tackle air quality in Balearic Islands

The Balearic Islands are to become a smart tourist destination by expanding IoT sensor networks, as Spanish company Libelium’s technology installed in Palma de Mallorca harbour reveals that ferries cause more air pollution than cruises.
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Cityzenith builds digital twin of Indian city

Digital twin technology from Chicago-based Cityzenith is helping develop Amaravati, a $6.5bn smart city capital for the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.
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Indus deploys smart towers as part of Vadodara mission

As part of the Indian government's Smart City Mission, telecoms tower company Indus Towers has deployed 50 intelligent smart poles in the city of Vadodara. A citizen's mobile application developed by Vadodara Smart City Development has also been launched.
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HPE’s Bregulla elected to lead IMC in 2019

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) vice president Volkhard Bregulla has been elected 2019 chairman of the IoT M2M Council (IMC). He will be joined for the first time by an IMC vice chairman, Sara Brown, VP of marketing with MultiTech Systems.
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