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Alphabet To Build “Future City” in Toronto

Alphabet To Build “Future City” in Toronto

🕔15:55, 19.Oct 2017

Sidewalk Labs, a division of Alphabet Inc, Google’s parent company, has signed a deal to map out a new kind of neighbourhood on Toronto’s waterfront that could demonstrate how data-driven technology can improve the quality of city life. Sidewalk Labs and

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Welcome to the Future of Integrated Mobility

Welcome to the Future of Integrated Mobility

🕔11:02, 19.Oct 2017

With the 2017 ITS World Congress in Montréal only a day away, Thinking Highways and Thinking Cities invites you delve into the future with – CONNECTED North America. Produced in collaboration with ITS America, the online preview edition is available to

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frontierCities 2: Another Level of Impact, The Next Stage of Development part 2

frontierCities 2: Another Level of Impact, The Next Stage of Development part 2

🕔14:58, 6.Oct 2017

Thinking Cities magazine talks to frontierCities 2 FI-TECH grantees Leonardo Santiago of Ateknea and Fliware’s Marco de la Feld about their FIWARE-enabled solutions, how they will benefit society and how their systems will help to revolutionise how we travel. Click here

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frontierCities2: Another Level of Impact at the Next Stage of Development

frontierCities2: Another Level of Impact at the Next Stage of Development

🕔11:08, 5.Oct 2017

In a series of fascinating discussions, Thinking Cities talks to the frontierCities2 Market Acceleration Grant companies about their smart city mobility solutions, how they will be of benefit to society and, importantly, how they will promote the accelerated take-up of

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Silver Spring Networks to Extend Starfish PaaS Service to Additional Areas in London

Silver Spring Networks to Extend Starfish PaaS Service to Additional Areas in London

🕔11:07, 9.Aug 2017

Silver Spring Networks, Inc has announced that it will deploy its Starfish™ platform-as-a-service (PaaS) across the City of London and the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham. This adds to the previously announced London deployment in the City of Westminster.

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Solving the Clean Air Zone Conundrum

Solving the Clean Air Zone Conundrum

🕔11:18, 7.Aug 2017

For a number of local authorities, the UK plan for tackling roadside NO2 concentrations presents a significant challenge, requiring them to improve poor air quality as quickly as possible. Whilst the latest ultra-clean Euro VI buses and advanced electrified options comfortably

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Cenex Announces Trial of Natural Gas Trucks

Cenex Announces Trial of Natural Gas Trucks

🕔11:14, 7.Aug 2017

Cenex – the UK’s first Centre of Excellence for low carbon technologies – today announced its involvement in the UK’s largest trial of biomethane-fuelled lorries. Led by Air Liquide, world leader in gases, technologies and services for industry and health

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SimplifAI Urban Mobility Management System Receives Near-€1m Innovate UK Funding

SimplifAI Urban Mobility Management System Receives Near-€1m Innovate UK Funding

🕔11:12, 7.Aug 2017

KAM Futures Ltd have been awarded over £850,000 (€950,000) of funding as part of Innovate UK’s First of a Kind Competition (Phase 2) to carry out a first commercial deployment of its SimplifAI system. SimplifAI is a new form of urban mobility

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Welcome to Canada’s Smart Cities Challenge

Welcome to Canada’s Smart Cities Challenge

🕔11:05, 7.Aug 2017

Canada’s Smart Cities Challenge is coming soon! Now is the chance for communities to come up with their best ideas. A smart city uses technology and data to improve livability and opportunities for the city and its people. Smart cities have

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MaaS Global Completes Funding Round, Raising €14.2m

MaaS Global Completes Funding Round, Raising €14.2m

🕔11:01, 7.Aug 2017

Finnish Mobility as a Service pioneers MaaS Global have raised €14.2 million in its recently completed funding round. Significant additional investments were made by Transdev, Veho and Karsan, who are among the Finnish company’s older shareholders. New investors include the

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