Smart cities give you more time

Time is a priceless currency everyone wants to have more of but it is often difficult to find in an increasingly hectic world. With the UN estimating two-thirds of the global population will live in cities b...

Smart cities are safer

(AMSTERDAM) As cities become smarter they also get safer, according to a new report by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA). The CTA released its study - The Rise and Growth of Smart Cities in Europe...

Planes, Trains, Automobiles & a Rocket

The mobility revolution is set to deliver low emission consumer transport options that are quicker and safer. When it comes to automobiles, Bosch and Daimler are collaborating to bring automated travel to ci...

Could cars power buildings?

(UK) New research suggests spare energy from electric vehicles could be an efficient way to power buildings. A team from WMG at the University of Warwick - working with Jaguar Land Rover - developed a 'sm...

Join the $1M global startup contest

Designing a new model for sustainable urban mobility in the emerging smart city landscape is the focus of a $1,000,000 global startup contest. The Global Startup Contest FIA Smart Cities Startup is a collabo...

Calling all startups

(EUROPE) Startups keen to join the 2017 edition of the multi-million euro IMPACT Growth accelerator have seven days left to apply. This year's programme was kickstarted at the Mobile World Congress in Bar...

Toronto’s got talent

|4 April 2017| CANADA A luxury car maker is extending its initiative to accelerate the development of companies working on Internet of Things (IoT) and smart city projects to North America for the first t...

Tune in to the talking city

(USA) Engineers at the University of Washington (UW) have pioneered a technique which allows common city features like billboards and street signs to send digital content to a smartphone or car radio. In ...

IoT revolution gathers pace

|7 December 2015| The Internet of Things (IoT) is the multi-trillion dollar economy revolutionising the way we live. Like a caveman adapting to life in downtown Tokyo, the learning curve ahead may be some...

Scotland’s cities are getting smarter

|13 November 2015| A partnership between the Scottish government and the Scottish Cities Alliance is helping to equip the country’s cities for the digital age. Scotland's deputy first minister John Swinne...