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February 2, 2016

New York Waterway ferries ‘run safer and smarter’ with Hitachi Visualisation

Transportation systems stand to benefit significantly from mobile optimisation and digitalisation, placing them squarely among the frontline use cases for smart cities.

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January 21, 2016

Finalists of the 4th IoT / M2M Innovation World Cup announced

It has been a tough evaluation process for the international expert jury of the IoT / M2M Innovation World Cup 2015/16, but the best and most innovative companies have now been selected.

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January 20, 2016

CBNL and VSAT deploy wireless infrastructure for smart city transport system in Poland

Cambridge Broadband Networks (CBNL)  and transmissions systems integrator VSAT System s.j have announced their leading role in delivering a new Data Transmission Platform for the Intelligent Transport System (ITS) to enhance smart city capabilities in Rzeszow, Poland (pictured).

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January 19, 2016

Telensa raises US$18m to meet surge in demand for its wireless smart city solutions

Telensa, which provides end-to-end smart city solutions incorporating low power wide area (LPWA) wireless technology, announced funding of US$18 million to fuel its next stage of profitable growth.

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December 17, 2015

NEC becomes first supplier to integrate semantic interoperability for IoT platforms

NEC Corporation claims to be the first supplier to integrate support for semantic interoperability into its Internet-of-Things and Smart City platforms.

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December 7, 2015

The role of the IoT in the future of the emergency services

Many Smart City projects going on around the world at present also have a corresponding ‘Safe City’ angle to them and, given the budgetary pressures that many emergency service providers are under at present, there are important roles that the IoT – and the data that it produces – have to play in improving both efficiency and the cost effectiveness of these essential workers. 

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December 3, 2015

Securing the smart city

As the vision of smart cities increasingly becomes reality, so too does the issue of security surrounding them. What can be done to ensure the security practices put in place are up to the job?

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December 2, 2015

KT taps Altair for ultra low power LTE connectivity of smart meters and GPS tracking

Altair Semiconductor has announced its FourGee-1160 Category 1 (CAT-1) chipset has been selected by Korea Telecom (KT) to provide ultra-low power LTE connectivity for three Internet of Things (IoT) use cases on exhibit at the “KT Internet of Small Things” event in Korea last week.

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November 16, 2015

Telensa deploys smart city wireless control system for 33,000 LED streetlights in Doncaster, UK

Telensa has announced that a major new deployment is underway covering 33,000 LED streetlights in Doncaster, UK. The deployment is part of Doncaster Council’s Smartlight project that will see existing lights replaced by LED luminaires from Urbis Schréder.

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November 13, 2015

Smart cities: The next frontier

Across the region, cities are racing to make themselves ‘smarter’. By harnessing the power of computing, networks and big data, their aim is to improve living standards for citizens and reduce the impact of urbanisation on the environment.



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