Microsoft looks to stop bike crashes before they happen

Microsoft looks to stop bike crashes before they happen

🕔11:09, 16.Oct 2015

Microsoft engineers and City of Bellevue planners have a sci-fi inspired strategy for curbing bike and pedestrian injuries on city streets: By using video analytics, they want to predict and prevent crashes before they happen. “This is like ‘Minority Report,’

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Increase in connected devices has major ramifications for parking industry

Increase in connected devices has major ramifications for parking industry

🕔10:33, 16.Oct 2015

The exponential increase in technology and connected devices will have major ramifications for how the parking and transit industries operate and serve customers, the head of an Atlanta-based technology company told trade show attendees. According to technology research firm Gartner, there are

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2015 Smart City Expo World Congress

2015 Smart City Expo World Congress

🕔09:45, 16.Oct 2015

From 17-19 November, this year’s Smart City Expo World Congress will take place in Barcelona. Here, over 300 of the most innovative and influential smart city thinkers will gather together to share knowledge, present visions and highlight opportunities on how

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#HyperCatCity opens a new smart cities accelerator in London’s Urban Innovation Centre

#HyperCatCity opens a new smart cities accelerator in London’s Urban Innovation Centre

🕔11:08, 15.Oct 2015

#HyperCatCity (#HCC), a collaboration of organisations that are jointly driving forward the smart cities agenda, has opened a new accelerator at the Urban Innovation Centre (UIC), run by Future Cities Catapult, in London. It has a strong set of backers

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Silver Spring Networks selected to deploy smart street lights network in Canadian city

Silver Spring Networks selected to deploy smart street lights network in Canadian city

🕔15:32, 13.Oct 2015

Today, Silver Spring Networks announced it has been selected to deliver an intelligent LED street lights network in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Silver Spring Networks will be deploying its award-winning smart street lights solution, including its Streetlight.Vision control software, to

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Cisco’s new Innovation and Research Centre opens in Paris

Cisco’s new Innovation and Research Centre opens in Paris

🕔12:08, 13.Oct 2015

The French Minister of Economy, Emmanuel Macron, last week opened the new Innovation and Research Centre at Cisco headquarters in Paris. The Centre will serve as a hub for global open innovation, bringing together start-ups, accelerators, Cisco partners and universities,

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TfL and Cubic’s Contactless system wins ‘Most Innovative Transport Project’ at National Transport Awards

TfL and Cubic’s Contactless system wins ‘Most Innovative Transport Project’ at National Transport Awards

🕔11:54, 12.Oct 2015

Cubic Transportation Systems and Transport for London (TfL)’s contactless bankcard system was awarded the ‘Most Innovative Transport Project’ at the National Transport Awards on October 8. The National Transport Award win is the seventh major award this year for Cubic and TfL’s contactless system. Launched in 2012, the contactless

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Continental makes street lights smart

Continental makes street lights smart

🕔09:32, 12.Oct 2015

For the first time, the international automotive supplier Continental is making its automotive expertise available to the infrastructure beyond the vehicle. At the ITS World Congress in Bordeaux last week, Continental demonstrated its smart street light of the future. Out

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PTV Group remains tactical and microsimulation modelling software provider to TfL

PTV Group remains tactical and microsimulation modelling software provider to TfL

🕔09:59, 9.Oct 2015

PTV Group has been appointed as one of the framework contractors for three years retaining its position as the Operational modelling software provider to Transport for London (TfL) in the categories of Tactical (PTV Visum) and Microsimulation modelling (PTV Vissim).

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One step closer to automated driving in the city

One step closer to automated driving in the city

🕔09:40, 9.Oct 2015

Traffic in cities is often congested and unpredictable. Cars share the streets with bicycles, motorcycles, trucks, and buses. It is not unusual to see cars double parked and pedestrians stepping out into the road without warning. The prospect of vehicles

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