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AT&T launches structure monitoring product for smart city bridges

Sensors embedded in critical infrastructure such as bridges could help to monitor for cracks, tilts, shifts and other potentially dangerous problems, say AT&T executives....

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...

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...

Action Environmental Group kits out fleet with connected camera tech

Garbage trucks belonging to Action Environmental Group are to be equipped with camera technology that improves the safety of drivers.   It's a great example...

Cisco announces $1 billion smart cities fund

Networking giant Cisco has announced a $1 billion programme aimed at helping cities around the globe invest in technologies to transform their communities. Smart cities...

Spark NZ takes two-pronged approach to IoT connectivity

Spark NZ has announced a 'dual-network' approach in a bid to offer customers more choice when it comes to IoT connectivity in New Zealand. Spark,...

PureLiFi imagines bright future, where every light’s an internet access point

PureLiFi may have the answer to the wireless spectrum overcrowding challenge with its plans to use light to transmit data. Towns and cities are not...

Analysis: From IoT to IIoT and onwards to IIIoT

Could the IoT be fragmenting into increasingly disparate categories and terms, asks Adrian Bridgwater? First there was the Internet. Then, there was the Internet of...

Number of service robots to reach 264 million by 2026

Strong market growth saw the installed base of service robots reach 29.6 million worldwide at the close of 2016. According to new research from...

Philips Lighting looks at city life in 2035

Big companies often put thought into what life will be like in the future. It helps them plan their own development. Philips Lighting has...

Ford to install Wi-Fi smart benches across London

Ford's solar-powered smart benches are Wi-Fi-enabled, can recharge phones and monitor air quality for local research projects. Automotive giant Ford has unveiled a range of...

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...