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Industry, government, academia to create global smart city roadmap

New plan to plot a roadmap for urban transformation. A research programme has been launched to provide city leaders around the world with a roadmap...

New VR & AR research lab extends Bristol’s tech ambitions

A new facility dedicated to the research and development of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) has officially opened in Bristol. The Bristol VR...

Bristol looks for partner in smart city initiative

NEWSBYTE Bristol City Council has tendered a £400,000 contract to find a supplier to deliver phase two of its Smart City strategy. The programme...

Bristol shows off world’s first 5G urban network

Researchers at the University of Bristol have demonstrated what they claim is the world’s first end-to-end 5G urban network. The university’s Smart Internet Lab has...

Councils partner with Telensa on smart city programmes

The UK County Councils of Essex and Hertfordshire have today announced a partnership with technology company Telensa to pilot a range of smart city...

Poles apart: Five cities putting smart streetlights to new uses

The humble lamppost is getting a lot of attention these days from cities around the world. The reason? It’s the recognition that today, the...

More firms switching to IoT to improve building management, says report

The demand for building automation systems (BAS) is surging as businesses explore new ways of improving energy efficiency. According to a new report from market...

Telstra launches nationwide NB-IoT network for Australia

A new NB-IoT network from Telstra covers major Australian cities and towns and adds to the telco's existing Cat-M1 network.  Australian telco Telstra has launched...

SoftBank and Vayyar to apply 3D imaging to IoT use cases

SoftBank has joined forces with sensor maker Vayyar Imaging to develop new technologies for the IoT.  Japanese tech giant Softbank has partnered with Vayyar Imaging,...

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...

Digital Catapult to launch three new networks in UK

Digital Catapult has unveiled plans to establish three LPWANs in the UK with help from local partners.  Government-funded technology innovation centre Digital Catapult  is...

Rongwen and Silver Spring team up on Chinese smart light network

Technology firms Rongwen and Silver Spring Networks have teamed up to connect more than 30,000 smart lights in China’s third largest city. At Smart City...