Smart Cities

Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu says India should focus on development, urges to restrict politics to elections

<b>Mohali</b>: India has enormous challenges but development should be the only focus, Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu said on Friday, adding politics should …

India

[ITU 2017] ITU Telecom World 2017: exploring smart digital transformation

Artificial intelligence can crunch the numbers on inconceivably large volumes of data, predicting trends, mitigating problems, driving a revolution …

Innovation

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<b>When:</b> 08:30 to 17:30<p>Since the series began in February 2017 Venturefest Bristol and Bath has hosted a series of events on how to create a smart city through the Thought Leadership programme.<p>The Bristol and Bath tech community has explored the impact on transport, work, health and homes of …

Thought Leadership

Forget Tesla and BMW, Smart believes it's going to beat its electric rivals...and it's done similar before

Smart CEO Annette Winkler tells us what’s next for the first real city car<p>Everybody wants to make a clever city car nowadays, and if you look at the …

Transportation

Digital Society 2017: Social Smart Cities - Envisioning a new operating system for digital cities

<b>While it is exciting to see Scotland embracing Smart Cities, it’s important not to become purely technology-driven but instead first define the</b> …

Innovation

[ITU 2017] When connectivity is not enough: the key to meaningful digital inclusion

Smart is the adjective of our modern world, one where applications, solutions, products and even entire industries are making use of information and …

Innovation

LAToken raises millions to create "the first asset-backed token exchange"

As the ICO fever continues to rise, LAToken, a blockchain platform which aims to make tradable potentially any type of assets, raised the equivalent of $9.6 million in late August. In just three days, investors bought 30 million tokens, each one amounting to 0,001 Ethereum (ETH).<p>Founded by Russian …

Bitcoin

Calling developers of innovative smart cities solutions

The challenge seeks start-ups who can bring the 'smart city' concept to life.<p>The annual Attacq Smart Cities Innovation Pitching Platform is inviting …

Cities

Smart Cities: Medellín, Colombia

With new green spaces, an innovative transportation system, and vibrant markets, Medellín is undergoing a cultural renaissance.<p>Medellín is Colombia’s second largest city and has been creatively shaking off the damage left from the eighties’ drug wars in a cultural renaissance. Medellín’s …

Medellín

Verizon's smart city solutions for parking, lighting, public safety and security

Verizon is integrating its smart city solutions to provide a variety of services to smart cities. One such project is in place in Kansas City, MO, …

Cities

Sustainable Cities Must Be Inclusive

Today, India’s megacities are grappling with several challenges. Delhi has been battling hazardous air quality and a dying Yamuna river. Mumbai …

Cities

Dan Delmar: Let's put artificial intelligence to work for Montreal

Gripes about traffic, corruption and wasteful bureaucracy remain common among Montrealers, but brighter days could be ahead, if only there were …

Quebec

Itron acquires Silver Spring Networks for $830 million, eyes broader smart city, smart grid deployments | ZDNet

Itron specializes in energy and water analytics and technology. Silver Spring is a smart city and mesh network player. The two see more IoT grid and …

Cities

WIVE project uses 5G to increase the business value of automated transport, smart grids, massive machine connectivity and media delivery

<b>Press Release</b><p>18 September, 2017<p><b>Helsinki, Finland - An industry group led by Nokia Bell Labs and including several academics in Finland has established a collaboration project called WIVE (WIreless for VErticals) to make it possible for new types of industries to gain competitive advantage from the</b> …

Cities

Guide to smart cities in the Arabian Gulf: Why this is a region to watch | ZDNet

With urbanization well above the global average, a young tech-savvy population and a raft of major infrastructure projects, the Gulf region is …

Cities

NVIDIA Launches Metropolis Software Partner Program | NVIDIA Blog

Opening up our effort to put deep learning to work creating safer, smarter cities, our Metropolis Software Partner Program, announced today, brings …

Nvidia

An Interview with Huawei on Securing Future Smart Cities

Published in Security Solutions Today (Sep/Oct 2017). Technologies, such as Big Data, video cloud, IoT, sensors, robotics, machine learning, AI, etc. making cities safer and smarter.

Cities

A look at the massive new “eco smart city” in the middle of Sandton

The new <b>Sandton Gate</b> development promises a massive new commercial, residential and working district on the doorstep of the country’s financial …

Cities

AT&T and GE’s Current partner to build smart city solutions in Atlanta

In an announcement timed with this year’s MWC Americas, the city of Atlanta is receiving an Internet of Things (IoT) boost, in the form of a sensor-enabled data network that monitors traffic, parking, and pedestrian movement.<p>AT&T, Current by GE, and Georgia Power have collaborated to fit 200 LED …

Cities

Smart Cities on the Map

Check out ourcontent visualization enginethat maps govtech.com coverage and current smart city efforts across the country.

Cities

Coalition seeks to make Atlanta an IoT leader

More than two dozen Atlanta-based enterprises have partnered with the Metro Atlanta Chamber (MAC) and the Atlanta Committee for Progress to launch IoT.ATL, a program that intends to boost the region’s tech sector in the burgeoning industry of Internet of Things products and software. Among the …

Internet of Things

Atlanta tests self-driving vehicle in heart of the city

ATLANTA (AP) — The city of Atlanta tested a self-driving vehicle on one of its busiest streets Thursday. The test on North Avenue in the city's bustling Midtown area meant that Atlanta has become one of the largest urban areas to test autonomous vehicles, joining Sao Paulo and Shanghai. Here's a …

Business

5 Ideas To Make Your Office, And Your City, Smarter

As American cities look for new ways to use technology and partner with companies to create more appealing and efficient urban environments, innovative new concepts are coming to the forefront. At Tuesday’s Inclusive Smart Cities Summit, hosted by the Washington D.C. Economic Partnership, speakers …

Cities

Grant Imahara and Mouser’s New Series Explores the Tech That’s Making Cities Smarter

We hear terms like innovation and disruption all the time, especially in the maker world, but often we end up so enamored with shiny new technology that its connection to the human element — our civilization — is left behind or overshadowed. In a fascinating new video series put together by Mouser, …

Cities

Software AG Confirms Wider USA Business Base, Offers New Notion For 'Smart Applications'

German data analytics and Internet of Things (IoT) company Software AG is working to describe and define what we might now call the ‘smart application’ as part of the way contemporary IT systems will now work with cloud, microservices, machine learning and data analytics. The company is known for …

Cities

Seattle sets a new standard for private companies to launch public services, and other cities take note

The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) got the green light to launch a pilot bike-share program in May of 2017. By July, bright orange and …

Science

Chattanooga's biggest smart city concern is security

After deploying 10-gigabit internet service across Chattanooga, Tennessee, Mayor Andy Berke says security is paramount.<p>By Stephanie Condon | …

Cities

Lodha Group and Zone Startups India Launches Palava Accelerator

The Palava Startup Accelerator will focus on the themes of Consumer Tech, Real Estate Tech and Smart City IOT.

Startups

DigitalTown Introduces Blockchain Platform for Smart Cities

SEATTLE, Sept. 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DigitalTown, Inc. (OTC PINK:DGTW), a leading provider of smart city portal solutions, announced today the …

Cities

How The Chief Architect Of New New York Envisions Future Of Cities

Former N.Y.C. deputy mayor and current Sidewalk Labs CEO Dan Doctoroff talks to Co.Design about the challenges facing every city today.<p>After September 11, 2001, Lower Manhattan was a shell of its former self. New York City, deeply rattled by the attacks and mourning the thousands that died, was …

Cities