Homesmart cities

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemailUK start-up Skyports is ramping up activity in the US as it seeks to establish an international network of helipads for flying taxis and drone deliveries. Skyports has so far …

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Bogota's skyline at night; 3,000 cameras have been installed, backed withe dge computing, to monitor the streets

FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemailLenovo and Pivot3, a provider of ‘hyper-converged infrastructure’ solutions, have struck a deal to develop and sell edge computing products for smart city security. The city of Bogota, in Colombia, …

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FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemailData does not always tell the truth; machines lie. Algorithmic bias means fairness and equality, the ultimate promises made by technology to re-write the rulebook, remain relative. “Data reflects the …

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FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemailNews that the City of Chicago has already upgraded over 76,000 street lights to adpative smart lighting sounds impressive. Indeed, the 12-month swap out programme places Chicago among the leaders …

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FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemail  The city’s smart lighting initiative stipulates the replacement of 270,000 lights across Chicago Chicago has already installed over 76,000 new LED smart streetlight fixtures in each of the city’s …

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FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemailUK firm Telensa will provide an intelligent street lighting system in a new smart city development, in the centre of Maroochydore, on Australia’s Sunshine Coast, which covers beach resorts and …

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FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemailThe high speeds and low latencies of 5G networks lend themselves to smart cities. Next generation wireless networks will be an essential weapon in the arsenals of city administrations, reckons …

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FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemailThe United Nations (UN) has ranked its top 10 countries for digital governance, and placed Denmark top for provision of online services. Australia, South Korea, the United Kingdom and Sweden …

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FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemailBeth Noveck has been appointed as New Jersey’s first chief information officer (CIO). New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy said Noveck will “create a 21st century government that makes decisions by …

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FacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinemailCamden, known for its back-street stalls and alternative night life, has solidified itself as a smart borough using data analytics to save over £63 million over three years. In a …

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