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Using a safety app to protect women and girls on public transport

A safety app ‘SafeUP’ allows women and girls to plan and share their journeys on public transportation with real-time arrival information.
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Enabling e-fleets: the future of smart city transportation may already be here

E-fleets could be the catalyst for smart city transportation, reducing transport emissions and amping up electric vehicles in cities.
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Cities can realise Europe’s climate ambitions

Ruud Schuthof and Holger Robrecht from ICLEI Europe, argue that cities have the power to realise Europe’s climate ambitions.
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How has technology become a solution to global issues?

Digitised Smart Nation drives will continue to push people's limits and potential for the future, and smart living will impact people's health, mental health, and well-being.
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The cities of the future are smart – but we must also make them...

From glasses giving wearers, VR and AR overlays to smart rings tracking our sleep, technology is only continuing to grow, what will our cities of the future look like and will they be safe?
cities in europe, potential

Unlocking the potential of cities in Europe

Alex Ryan, Urban Design and Transport Expert at PA Consulting, delves into unlocking the potential of cities in Europe.
smart mobility

Connectivity: The fundamental ingredient of a successful smart city

Frank Stoecker, CEO and co-founder, EMnify, explores why the IoT and the future of smart cities depend on smart mobility as a key building block.
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The public sector can be at the vanguard of a net-zero built environment

Ron Cowley, CEO of the Active Building Centre, ponders how the public sector has a vital role to play in driving the move to the decarbonisation of buildings.
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What will it take to create the first net-zero city?

Nadeem Malik, Country Manager for UK & Ireland at Software AG, presents digital transformation as part of the solution for urban environments to meet sustainability goals and net-zero challenges.
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BIPV: Powering the European Green Deal

When it comes to the European Green Deal, the push for a fully realised and functional infrastructure has never been so imminent - here, BIPV discuss how to get there.
Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS)

Smart cities: New power dynamics & intelligent transport systems

Christian M. Theissen and Natalia Filandrianou from White & Case LLP explore the role of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) in smart cities & how new mobility concepts will change the dynamics between private & public actors.
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Public safety and smart cities: How assistive AI will help

Jack Williams, Strategic Product Manager – AI & Analytics, Hexagon’s Safety & Infrastructure division, explores how assistive artificial intelligence (AI) will help public safety and smart cities of the future.
smart building technology

Energy-saving technology in smart buildings & cities

Nick Sacke, Head of IoT Solutions, Comms365, outlines the numerous benefits that can be unlocked from smart building technology & the smart cities they are located within.
building technology

What’s the ‘next normal’ for our building technology?

Siemens provides a perspective on being smarter, safer and more connected when it comes to what’s the ‘next normal’ for our building technology, including comment on energy consumption.

How to embark on becoming a smart digital city of tomorrow

Harjott Atrii, Executive Vice President and Global Head, Digital Foundation Services, at Zensar, explains how cities can embark on a smart/digital journey.
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Horizon Europe reveals five main missions for new funding

The new Horizon Europe programme will pick up where Horizon 2020 left off, with five main missions - cancer, climate change, marine environment, smart cities and food security.
public transport industry, COVID-19

Enterprise-grade wireless connectivity in the public transport industry

Mark Page, Cradlepoint, discusses how the public transport industry could change via the use of enterprise-grade wireless connectivity.
urban transport

Improving urban transport and mobility in a post-pandemic city

Taylor Anderton, Actuary and Data Scientist at Capgemini, discusses why smart cities are key to improving urban transport and mobility in a post-pandemic world.
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100 climate neutral smart cities

In this article, Anna Lisa Boni, Secretary General of EUROCITIES, explains her thoughts on 100 climate neutral smart cities in more detail.
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Climate Service Center Germany (GERICS) works to improve urban climate modelling capabilities

Here, GERICS discusses how they are engaging with stakeholders to improve urban climate modelling capabilities and fight climate change.

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