Displaying items by tag: Smart cities

The International Telecommunication Union has released a study showing Moscow's progress in meeting the objectives of its "smart city" strategies and the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals.

Published in Strategy

Enhanced telecommunications connectivity, data insights, digital planning practices and innovation districts are among the issues addressed in a new standard of practice released by the Smart Cities Council and Green Building Council of Australia.

Published in Technology Regulation

The City of Lake Macquarie in regional NSW is set to become the first Australian local government area to create a smart city network equivalent to the size of 23 Sydney local government areas.   

Published in Deals

Architecture and engineering students at the Queensland University of Technology have designed a light, modern solar solution to enable students to charge their mobile devices under the sun on campus.

Published in Mobility

Smart cities pose both new security challenges and opportunities, with new research revealing that there are several key areas of consideration — most notably the energy sector — when it comes to the security of these cities and the critical infrastructure systems on which they depend.

Published in Security

Research collaboration between the University of Technology Sydney and Vietnamese university, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, is focusing on smart cities and emerging technologies in cyber security at a newly established research centre in Vietnam.

Published in Strategy

The Federal Government has opened submissions for funding of round 2 of the Smart Cities and Suburbs Program, offering grants between $250,000 and $5 million for collaborative projects which apply innovative technology solutions to urban challenges, delivering economic, social and environmental benefits.

Published in Government Tech Policy

New Zealand’s largest telco Spark has switched on its long-range Internet of Things network, making it available for commercial use in 60% of the country.

Tuesday, 13 February 2018 00:39

Cohda launches China office in Shanghai

Adelaide-based connected autonomous vehicle technology company Cohda Wireless has opened an office in Shanghai aimed at supplying China’s rapidly developing markets for Smart Cities and autonomous cars.

Published in Strategy
Monday, 05 February 2018 11:35

Bosch exec joins Cohda to drive market growth

Former Bosch US executive, Andrea Ash, has joined Australian connected autonomous vehicle technology company Cohda Wireless, as it aims to accelerate its growth in global automotive, mining and smart cities markets.

Published in People Moves

Telstra has announced "a major step forward in the development of the Internet of Things in Australia with the successful deployment of Narrowband technology in its IoT Network", with some of the details announced at CES 2018 in Las Vegas where iTWire was present.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

The chief of the Australian Smart Communities Association, Laurie Pattton, has called for multi-level government co-operation to help make Australia a world leader in the smart use of technology to improve cities and communities.

Published in Strategy
Thursday, 21 December 2017 13:01

Smart Parking set for Adelaide deployment

Australian-listed global parking business Smart Parking is set to operate in Adelaide, after being advised that the City of Adelaide intends to provide Smart Parking sensors, smart phone guidance and payment application and maintenance services in the city.

Published in Deals
Wednesday, 13 December 2017 23:00

NEC, CrowdOptic team up on smart city security

NEC Australia is partnering with Silicon Valley vision analytics firm, CrowdOptic, in a strategic moved aimed at bringing next generation security to smart cities.

Published in Security

Singapore telco and Optus parent company, Singtel, has inked agreements with Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) to spearhead R&D efforts in emerging technologies.

Published in Strategy

Huawei is participating in the Smart City Expo World Congress 2017 (SCEWC) in Barcelona under the theme of “Leading New ICT, Creating a Smart City Nervous System”, highlighting how a Smart City can be like "a living organism that works seamlessly to continuously learn and enhance the city’s services".

Published in Development

The newly installed chief of the Australian Smart Communities Association, Laurie Patton, says it may be time to consider encouraging businesses and the people they employ to move to regional centres – and to turn the demand for broadband outside the capital cities into a solution, rather than seeing it as a problem.

Published in Strategy

Telstra has selected Australian-listed parking business Smart Parking as its preferred supplier of parking technology, allowing the telco to offer the parking company’s technology to its "smart cities" customers.

Published in Deals

Former Internet Australia chief executive and executive director Laurie Patton has taken up a new role as the first full-time chief executive of the Australian Smart Communities Association.

Published in People Moves
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