Smart Cities

Govts to lead development of smarter cities

Johannesburg - Smart city construction is dependent heavily on the attitudes of governments around the world for its adoption.<p>This is according to …

Cities

Can a tech company build a city? Ask Google

Sidewalk Labs, the urban innovation startup owned by Google’s parent company Alphabet, has announced a partnership with the City of Toronto to …

Cities

The Global Smart Transportation Market is Envisioned to Mark a Remarkable CAGR of 19.5% During the Forecast Period i.e. 2017-2024, according to Research Nester

<b>“Smart Transportation Market: Global Demand Analysis & Opportunity Outlook 2024”</b><p>The global smart transportation market is segmented into solution …

Cities

Smart cities project financially unsustainable: Expert

MYSURU: “A rupee saved is a rupee generated.” That is how Ravikanth Joshi, a public finance expert with two decades of experience managing budgets …

Cities

Bill Gates' smart city in Arizona is not smart, not a city, and has little to do with Bill Gates

• A firm that manages some of Bill Gates' money has invested $80 million in a development project in Arizona.<br>• The parcel of land that was purchased is in Buckeye, an edge city near Phoenix that's growing rapidly.<br>• Despite what it sounds like, it's not actually a flagship future-city project for Gates.<br>• As …

Bill Gates

How Moscow paves the way for smart healthcare technologies that save cities millions

<b>Smart City Moscow’s Secret Weapon for Saving $10 Million a Year in Healthcare Costs</b><p>As doctor wait times soar by 30% in major US cities, where citizens wait an average of 24 days to schedule an appointment, Moscow, the most populated city in Russia, is doing the impossible: its 12.5 million citizens …

Health Care

Smart City, Smart Nation, Smart Africa

A greener, more intelligent infrastructure is the backbone of a smart city<p>Short term & National agenda for future Smart Cities<p>It is important for …

Cities

More smart cities planned in 2018

The government plans to raise the number of pilot smart cities from the current three to seven next year, using 300 million baht from the fiscal 2017 …

Cities

Liqid Will Release Rack-Scale Composable Infrastructure in Early 2018

Bare-metal composability for adaptive supercomputing soon will have a new infrastructure for the age of artificial intelligence.

Enterprise Tech

How Cities Use HPC at the Edge to Get Smarter

Cities are sensoring up, collecting vast troves of data that they’re running through predictive models and using the insights to solve problems that, …

Cities

The Inconvenient Truth about Smart Cities

This week, we learned that tech guru and mega philanthropist Bill Gates purchased 25,000 acres of land in Arizona with the intent to build a smart …

Cities

Megacities get smart but concerns that leaving girls behind

LONDON, Nov 16 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Megacities of the future will boast high-speed rail, superfast broadband, and green energy systems - but experts on Thursday said they were failing to leave space for one thing: girls.<p>Proposed by leaders worldwide, so-called Smart Cities are being built …

Mega Cities

Australian government funding 52 smart cities projects with AU$28.5m

Under round one of the Smart Cities and Suburbs Program, the Australian government will provide 52 projects across the nation with AU$28.5 million in …

Australia

Cisco Announces $1 Billion Program for Smart Cities

Cisco also announces new features and customers for the Cisco Kinetic for Cities IoT data platform.

Cities

Affordable Housing: The Game Gets Real

The massive gap of affordable housing has drawn the Government of India’s focused attention and resulted in many initiatives to such housings. …

Housing

CRISC

CRISC (Pronunciation: kə-rĭsk): With continuing modernization of society and advances in technologies, infrastructure systems have evolved into a …

Cities

Talking ‘Smart Tech’ with Schneider Electric – New Ways to Design and Live

New technologies are steadily expanding the possibilities for how we live, work and connect with one another. But how is smart tech being integrated …

Singapore

Huawei continues hat-trick win at Asia's leading telecom industry awards

SINGAPORE, Nov. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Huawei today announced it received top honours in three categories, namely 5G Innovation of the Year, Internet-of-Things (IoT) / Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Solution Innovation of the Year and Smart City Innovation of the Year, at the 2017 Telecom Asia Readers' …

Huawei

How the Internet of Things and Smart Cities can help meet the SDGs

<b>* Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation.</b><p>As cities grow, they also need to ensure …

Cities

New Program Incorporates Undergraduate Students in Smart Cities Research

From power plants to water supply networks and transportation systems to waste management methods, the nation’s infrastructure is aging. However, …

Education

Top hotel chain slams SmartCity developers over ‘false publicity’

Leading hotel chain Marriott International has threatened SmartCity and the developers of luxury apartments with legal action over the unauthorised …

Malta

Milton Keynes College joins Collab Group

The Collab Group of colleges has announced that Milton Keynes College is to become its 36th member – only weeks after Lincoln College Group and …

Education (UK)

All countries should benefit from fast-moving ICT revolution, urges UN agency - United Nations Sustainable Development

Revolutionary advances in technology have the potential to “fundamentally transform” billions of lives, but the threat that many people – especially …

Cities

Dubai South and AAQIUS of Switzerland Sign MOU on STOR-Hs Innovative Hydrogen Storage Technology

• <b>Al Zaffin: The MoU sets the foundation for a plan to create smart solutions for reducing the carbon footprint of transportation and mobility, in line</b> …

Fuel Cell

Hitachi keen to help Thailand go smart

Mr Higashihara says Hitachi wants to invest in the Lumada platform at Amata Nakhon.<p>Hitachi, a global leader in social innovation, will lend its …

Cities

New, Innovation-Driven, "Smart City" Will be Built Just South of Boston

“Smart cities” are the latest urban phenomenon popping up across the globe. Among the newest being realized will be Union Point, a masterplan with a …

Cities

Moscow Is On Its Way To Becoming A Smart City And Fintech Powerhouse

Moscow is generally not considered one of the world’s top tech hubs like San Francisco, Seattle or London, but the city has emerged to be a haven for cutting-edge technology. Despite the traditional slew of landmarks like the St. Basil’s and the Kremlin, life in Moscow has become strikingly urban …

Cities

Huawei announces smart city control centre

Huawei's Intelligent Operation Centre uses big data, machine learning, and AI to provide a dashboard to collect, monitor, and analyse information to …

Cities

Anand Eswaran: Life improves when societies are connected – Transform

Half of the world’s population is now living in urban spaces, and more growth is on the way. With this growth comes more pollution, more traffic …

Innovation

Smart city initiatives lack implementation

Joe So, CTO of industry solutions, marketing and solution sales department, enterprise business group for Huawei.<p>The smart city concept has been on …

Cities