Edinburgh to get 54,000 new green street lamps

Edinburgh to get 54,000 new green street lamps

🕔12:02, 30.Oct 2015

Thousands of more energy-efficient street lights are to replace outdated lanterns in Edinburgh. Councillors have approved plans to upgrade lights across the city that will save an estimated £77 million over the next 20 years. Members of the transport and

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EE announces 4G technology to assist healthcare, housing and emergency services

EE announces 4G technology to assist healthcare, housing and emergency services

🕔15:40, 29.Oct 2015

EE announced yesterday a new range of products for businesses aimed at connecting workers, their customers, and machines as the Internet of Things (IoT) has an increasing impact on business. EE now has more than half a million business and

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Successful pilot scheme gives passengers more smart card top-up options

Successful pilot scheme gives passengers more smart card top-up options

🕔15:06, 29.Oct 2015

21st Century Technology’s Passenger Information team has developed a new ticket collection device for use at bus stops and shelters along key bus routes in the Midlands.  The devices allow passengers to collect their on-line top-ups and ticket purchases made

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London’s new black cabs must run on electric batteries from 2018

London’s new black cabs must run on electric batteries from 2018

🕔14:54, 28.Oct 2015

The Mayor and TfL this week confirmed to the taxi and private hire trades how they will play their part in improving London’s air quality when the world’s first Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) is introduced in the Capital in

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MasterCard and NXP partner to bring payments to any device

MasterCard and NXP partner to bring payments to any device

🕔14:39, 28.Oct 2015

NXP Semiconductors, co-inventor of near-field communication (NFC), this week announced a collaboration with MasterCard to simplify the on boarding of secure element-based devices by integrating NXP’s Loader Service solution into MasterCard’s payment ecosystem. Through MasterCard’s new program, which aims to enable

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Making smart cities work for people: Boblingen’s crowdsourced accessibility maps

Making smart cities work for people: Boblingen’s crowdsourced accessibility maps

🕔15:51, 26.Oct 2015

In the age of Google maps, when we have detailed maps of most cities across the world, it’s easy to assume that there is little need for citizen engagement in mapping their cities. Yet many of the most important aspects

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First section of North-South Cycle Superhighway opens

First section of North-South Cycle Superhighway opens

🕔15:39, 26.Oct 2015

The first section of a safe, segregated cycle route that will ultimately run from Elephant & Castle to Kings Cross has opened – six months after the Mayor of London helped dig out the first piece of tarmac. Transport for

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Paul Copping talks to Paul Wilson, Bristol Is Open

Paul Copping talks to Paul Wilson, Bristol Is Open

🕔14:26, 23.Oct 2015

Thinking Cities Alliance smart city advisor Paul Copping reports from the TM Forum Smart City InFocus in Yinchuan, China. Paul asks six fellow Europeans about their impressions of the event and how China is adopting smart city principles. In this

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Paul Copping talks to Serge Meyer, Datalynx

Paul Copping talks to Serge Meyer, Datalynx

🕔14:14, 23.Oct 2015

Thinking Cities Alliance smart city advisor Paul Copping reports from the TM Forum Smart City InFocus in Yinchuan, China. Paul asks six fellow Europeans about their impressions of the event and how China is adopting smart city principles. In this

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Paul Copping talks to Ori Barak, Tel Aviv Global

Paul Copping talks to Ori Barak, Tel Aviv Global

🕔14:09, 23.Oct 2015

Thinking Cities Alliance smart city advisor Paul Copping reports from the TM Forum Smart City InFocus in Yinchuan, China. Paul asks six fellow Europeans about their impressions of the event and how China is adopting smart city principles. In this

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