Security and the evolution of the smart city

By 2050, 70% of the world’s population will live in smart cities. For them to flourish we need to make sure there is visibility, control, and security of IoT devices – but what does that mean, asks David Maidment, the senior director of the Secure Devices Ecosystem at Arm

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Reliable data to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

Join this friendly and informative conversation on Monday, October 10th, 2022, at 3pm UK with Alicia Asín, CEO and co-founder OF Libelium, Jim Morrish, Co-Founder of Transforma Insights and Jeremy Cowan, Editorial Director & Publisher of IoT Now.

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Milesight IoT and Actility partner up to facilitate LoRaWAN deployments

China and Paris, 21 September 2022 – Milesight, the AIoT solution provider, and Actility, the world specialist in IoT connectivity solutions, announced a partnership to facilitate the deployment of IoT use cases for indoor air quality (IAQ), smart buildings, smart offices, smart cities, smart agriculture, and many other verticals.

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FIWARE Foundation and AWS join forces to make digital cities smarter and sustainable

Berlin, 12 July 2022 – FIWARE Foundation, the non-profit organisation that encourages the adoption of open standards implemented using Open Source technologies for the development of smart solutions on a global basis proudly announces today that  Amazon Web Services (AWS), the comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform, has joined FIWARE Foundation as a Platinum Member. This

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IoT & smart cities: Transportation we can live with

It may sound hard to believe, but in just a few decades our cities will increase in population by 50%. If you thought your city centre was crowded now, just wait! The population densities that the UN has forecasted to occur by 2050 should make us stop and think: With all those people, and cars,

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Wejo boosts smart mobility with launch of real-time traffic intelligence solution

Manchester, United Kingdom. 5 April 2022 – Wejo Group Limited, a global specialist in Smart Mobility cloud and software solutions for connected, electric and autonomous vehicle data, announced the launch of Wejo RTTI, a Real-Time Traffic Intelligence solution that can provide critical insights via an up-to-the-minute and holistic view of traffic conditions and safety incidents

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The smart needs of a smart city

Across the world, rapid urbanisation is becoming a serious issue, and living standards can diminish if city facilities and infrastructure cannot keep pace with the speed of the development. Smart cities, delivering better use of data, improved urban planning, as well as digital connectivity and services to its citizens, are now seen as a key

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Three obstacles to overcome before smart cities become a reality

Smart cities used to be a vision of the future, thought of as a time when connectivity will be omnipresent in all aspects of everyday, metropolitan life. Some still view this as the enabler for a truly smart city, says Peter Clapton, CEO, Vysiion.

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IDTechEx looks at the setbacks and explores how to move forward

Bill Gates backed a Belmont smart city in the Arizona desert little has happened beyond a land purchase. Authorities demand that the Colorado river’s diminishing water supply is unharmed. Arizona suffers historic water shortage. The Southwest and much of the West is suffering from an intense 22-year drought, resulting in increasingly low water levels, dry

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AND Technology Research and University of Essex join forces to develop self-powering, battery-less IoT device

Purpose-led technology company, AND Technology Research, is announcing a new partnership with computer scientists from the University of Essex to explore new ways of reducing the amount of power a device needs, while at the same time using energy harvesting techniques to produce truly self-powering devices.

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50% of the world’s population live in cities, how can IoT solve urban challenges?

In this brand-new Quickfire Interview, editorial director, Jeremy Cowan chats to Robbie Paul, Director of IoT Business Development, at Digi-Key Electronics about Internet of Things solutions for smart cities, what factories of the future will look like and what’s next in IoT’s evolution.

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The role of video and sensor tech in smart cities

With smart city and building technology on the rise to make our urban infrastructures data-driven, efficient and more liveable, there has been a focus on the place of video technology.

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Logistics-as-a-service solution enabled by Cloudleaf

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. has chosen Cloudleaf’s Digital Visibility Platform as part of its new Logistics-as-a-Service offering which is part of the Qualcomm IoT Services Suite.

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Orange provides Cavli with LTE-M coverage in Europe and North America

Cavli Wireless, a cellular IoT module manufacturer, is bundling Internet of Things (IoT) modules with LTE-M connectivity from Orange Business Services to provide the building blocks of the IoT value chain to its enterprise customers worldwide.

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Quickfire Interview on what makes Smart Cities work, with Furqan Alamgir, CEO at Connexin

People talk about smart cities. But interconnected services are not just for Cities are they? How do we ensure a joined up approach, that avoids siloed services for parking or waste management?

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Smart utility challenges must be addressed in pursuit of the smart cities dream

All over the world, societies and industries rely on the supply of energy and water. For energy and particularly electricity, in the past two centuries this has come from industrial scale generation based on fossil fuels. As of the second decade of the new century, it has become a matter of urgency to address challenges

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