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Uncovering the truth of smart cities and water
IDTechEx explains cities increasingly, and massively, depend on water technology as sea levels rise and for other reasons.
First cars, then phones - now it's time for the world's cities to become smart
The United Nations has estimated that 68% of the Earth’s population will live in urban areas by 2050, and now, experts believe the next things that should smart themselves up are the world’s cities.
Location intelligence key to progressing smart cities
There are more devices and connected sensors than ever, which means that there is no denying the link between geography and modern processes like location intelligence.
Growing cities need smart tech investment to meet goals
The NZ IoT Alliance chair says that as cities grow up and out, it’s time to invest in smart city tech to keep them functioning.
Exclusive: Aruba on APAC growth, new SMB go-to-market strategy
Techday spoke to Aruba global SMEs VP and GM Amol Mitra about networking trends in Asia-Pacific and Aruba’s latest offering in the SMB market.
Committee for Sydney announces Smart City Awards winners
The awards provide an opportunity for organisations to profile how they have been contributing to a more data-driven and responsive Greater Sydney.
Dunedin City Council rolls out smart streetlights
Dunedin City Council is making the switch to smart street lighting as part of its agreement with global smart city solutions provider Telensa.
Redefining power and energy for smart cities
How can we sustainably power the cities of tomorrow? The answers might lie in relooking some central components of smart cities – data centers, electrical vehicles (EVs) and smart homes.
Akamai introduces solution designed to secure and simplify IoT devices
Akamai unveiled Edge Cloud, a solution that leverages the power of the Akamai edge platform to streamline the delivery of data to connected devices.
Seven Aussie projects shortlisted in IDC's Smart Cities Awards
The nominated projects include three from Newcastle alone and span smart water metering, solar farms, virtualization and transport.
Four NZ projects shortlisted in IDC's APAC Smart Cities Awards
The annual awards highlight and acknowledge outstanding smart city initiatives in the Asia Pacific region and this year attracted over 180 entries.
Toyota & Panasonic to create 'connected towns' in Japan
Panasonic and Toyota have plans to create ‘smart towns’ across Japan, where transport, homes and services are all connected. Here’s a quick look at what they’re planning.
IDC: Global smart cities spending will near $100b this year
The IDC spending guide has expanded the scope of its spending guide to over 100 cities and 30 use cases.
Smart Cities Council A/NZ releases new development code
The new standard of practice is designed to ensure smart cities are built in ways that are sustainable and deliver numerous benefits to citizens.
How taxis are advancing the IoT industry
The transportation industry shows how a technology like IoT can be applied, built on, and provide new opportunities with the data it collects.
Ridesharing and the future - are driverless cars enough?
Will driverless cars alone be enough to stop the continuing congestion in cities? Or does the answer already exist in our smartphones?
Alibaba Cloud & Infineon to boost China's smart industries
The MoU aims to promote IoT applications within the ‘smart industry’ and ‘smart life’ fields across Chinese cities and enterprises.
Australian IoT firm set to corner Taiwan's smart gas meter market
Australian-based IoT company Freestyle Technology is set to cash in on Taiwan’s AU$1.8 billion smart gas meter market.
City of Lake Macquarie prepares for 'groundbreaking' smart city network
The Australian City of Lake Macquarie is set to roll out a smart city network in what is being hailed as a groundbreaking IoT initiative.
IDC names Aussie and NZ initiatives as top APeJ smart city projects
Ipswich, Queensland and Auckland, New Zealand have taken two of the 19 spots among the very best smart city initiatives in APeJ.
Smart cities changing the world - and the cyber risks that go with them
71% of respondents believe the energy sector is most susceptible to attacks, as well as communications, and financial services.
Three Kiwi smart city projects shortlisted in IDC APAC Awards
Auckland City Council and Datacom have three projects between them that have been shortlisted as finalists in three of the 12 award categories.
NBN partners with two leading universities in hunt for new tech
Research focus areas will include IoT, AI, data analytics, programmable networks and wireless technologies.