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Governments to tap IoT for ‘collective intelligence’

Governments are starting to use new information channels in decision support and policymaking – and some of those new information sources are constituents of...

Chordant report tots up cost-saving opportunity from smart city tech

Governments, businesses and citizens could save over $5 trillion every year with help of smart city tech, claims Chordant report. Smart city technologies could...

Dutch police decide to retire drone-catching eagles

The news that Dutch police were planning to use eagles as part of a counter-drone strategy made headlines in 2016. One year on, the...

Analysis: Are bike-sharing schemes a smart city’s friend or foe?

There is much to be said for getting urbanites to switch to bike-sharing schemes for their daily commutes, but city authorities need to maintain...

Juniper Research names UK’s top ten smart cities

Juniper Research has revealed the UK’s top 10 smart cities, following a study that took into account a wide range of indices and metrics...

Progress: How can government get IoT right?

In a contributed article for Internet of Business, Mark Armstrong, managing director, international at Progress, discusses the various challenges that government bodies face when it...

Husqvarna robotic lawnmowers to collect data in city parks

Robotic lawnmowers from Husqvarna are set to collect and report real-time environmental data from parks around the world. IoT sensor company Telit has put wireless...

Tech start-ups should help design regulation, not fight it

Matthew Wood-Hill, city standards coordinator at Future Cities Catapult, on what the TfL/Uber spat means for today's start-ups, tomorrow's smart cities and future regulation. Much...

Digital Catapult expands LPWAN program for councils and enterprises

Digital Catapult is to expand its Things Connected low-power wide area network (LPWAN) program to councils and enterprises in the UK. The organization, a not-for-profit...

WaterGroup, Reekoh partner on water saving platform in Australia

Australian water-saving specialist WaterGroup is licensing an IoT integration platform from Reekoh in a multi-year deal. Reekoh’s IoT platform will be available for use...

NEC wins contract for Lisbon smart city project

Japanese IT giant NEC has announced it has won a contract to install smart city infrastructure in Lisbon, in a project due to begin...

Thinxtra provides Sigfox connectivity to IoT projects down under

Thinxtra, an IoT specialist that operates the Sigfox IoT network in Australia and New Zealand, has this week announced details of two new projects...