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FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemailThe city of Newcastle in the UK will procure a “technological partner” after the summer to set down the infrastructure to help it develop its connectivity and sensor capabilities and …

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FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemailThe latest index of countries’ progress against the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) makes for grim reading. No country is on track to achieve the targets, set out by the …

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FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemailForget the notion of an integrated smart city platform for a moment, says Jonathan Reichental chief information officer for the city of Palo Alto in the US. “What does a …

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FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemailSiemens has released a cloud-based software suite to help cities manage air pollution. Its new City Air Management (CyAM) solution, based on its MindSphere internet-of-things (IoT) platform, is the “smartest …

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FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemailThe problem with smart cities is no one wants to pay for them. That’s the challenge for Manchester, now, having just completed a ground-breaking two-year smart-city pilot, CityVerve, which appears …

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FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemailOne of the busiest train stations in the world is New York’s Grand Central terminus.  In peak hours around 1,000 people arrive at Grand Central every single minute and head …

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FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemailNew research by McKinsey Global Institute has evaluated the planet’s smartest cities on both their underlying infrastructure and their over-lying applications, and ranked them in order on both counts. Here, …

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FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemailNew research by McKinsey Global Institute has evaluated the planet’s smartest cities on both their underlying infrastructure and their over-lying applications, and ranked them in order on both counts. Here, …

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FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemailCisco and Samsung have completed the first successful 5G fixed-wireless tests on Orange’s live network in Romania. The fixed-wireless access (FWA) tests, in the 26 GHz band, have verified a …

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The Four Layers of a Smart City

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemailIf happiness is a measure that considers one’s health, lifestyle, security and sociability in any way, then smart cities can surely make us happier. New research by the McKinsey Global …

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