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Network choices for the smart city? Start with a spreadsheet, not a datasheet, says Will Franks, Telensa

Network choices for the smart city? Start with a spreadsheet, not a datasheet, says Will Franks, Telensa

The smartest cities will have multiple networks, each one supporting a service set and chosen because it is the best way to deliver defined business benefits

Accelerating the commercial drones market with cellular connectivity, by Dr. Shane Rooney, Executive Director, GSMA

Accelerating the commercial drones market with cellular connectivity, by Dr. Shane Rooney, Executive Director, GSMA

Cellular connectivity here means that a drone can interact with mobile networks when equipped with a SIM card and a communications modem


Drones and sensors will make cities even smarter in 2018, says Chris Anderson, CTO, Taoglas

Drones and sensors will make cities even smarter in 2018, says Chris Anderson, CTO, Taoglas

Cities will move into new areas of connectivity that make sense for specific applications

A powerful equation: digital connections + collaboration = Smarter Cities, says Sharelynn Moore, Itron

A powerful equation: digital connections + collaboration = Smarter Cities, says Sharelynn Moore, Itron

Utilities with next generation IoT platforms in place are now looking beyond smart energy and water towards new initiatives

Accelerating the evolution of smart, connected cities

Accelerating the evolution of smart, connected cities

Cities, and the organisations they work with, cannot afford to delay their smart city initiatives, says Dante Ricci, Senior Director SAP Global Public Sector -- and they must start with citizens not technologies

Companies that make cities smarter, by JB's Reports

Companies that make cities smarter, by JB's Reports

Firms are working hard to utilise the IoT to make the city smarter through interconnectivity

Every Smart City Deserves a Smart Airport, says Richard Van Wijk, head of Aviation Practice, Nokia  

Every Smart City Deserves a Smart Airport, says Richard Van Wijk, head of Aviation Practice, Nokia  

Just like a smart city, at the heart of any smart airport are communications networks

BYOD and the smart city environment, by Colin Tankard, MD, Digital Pathways

BYOD and the smart city environment, by Colin Tankard, MD, Digital Pathways

One day a platform is perceived secure, the next day a major flaw is found rendering the device or group of devices wide open to attack

Make way for autonomous vehicles: infrastructure considerations for urban environments by Michelle Caulfield-Harris

Make way for autonomous vehicles: infrastructure considerations for urban environments by Michelle Caulfield-Harris

If the car manufactures and tech companies are to be believed, autonomous vehicles will be with us very soon, but key questions remain regarding the necessary infrastructure
Are electric cars the key to a renewable future?

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Are electric cars the key to a renewable future?

Electric vehicles hold enormous potential but their deployment so far has fallen short. Jacob Klimstra, senior energy consultant and member of the advisory board for Electrify Europe, looks at how the industry could work to overcome the remaining barriers to a breakthrough

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