Special Reports

Smart students and smart thinking

Smart students and smart thinking

The NYU Tandon’s STEM programme for high school students showcased a wealth of smart city innovation

Cities in a jam: reducing urban traffic congestion

Cities in a jam: reducing urban traffic congestion

Sarah Wray takes a look at some of the initiatives cities have in place for managing traffic congestion

Urban aquabatics

Urban aquabatics

Sarah Wray checks out some of the latest technologies in use to help cities manage and save water

Back to the future

Back to the future

How Assetic is helping to close the global infrastructure gap

From Manchester to Melbourne

From Manchester to Melbourne

The UK’s CityVerve smart city demonstrator aims to build a blueprint for cities around the world. Upcoming projects include talkative buses, smart-sensing trams and gamifying health and fitness. SmartCitiesWorld reports on its progress to date

Go with the flow

Go with the flow

The benefits of using mobile device movement data to optimise airport operation and improve passenger experience, by Christian Bugislaus Carstens

Anatomy of a smart building

Anatomy of a smart building

How Libelium has turned its headquarters into an intelligent building to demonstrate just what the IoT can do for owners and operators

Powering Singapore’s Smart Nation vision with geospatial technologies

Powering Singapore’s Smart Nation vision with geospatial technologies

Geospatial technology is one of the key capabilities being developed to enhance operational planning and delivery by the public sector

Data, cities and a new civic pride, by Kevin Keith

Data, cities and a new civic pride, by Kevin Keith

Data will become as fundamental to cities as infrastructure and will be referred to as such

Data for change

Data for change

Can smart cities be safe cities in India? asks Prithika Nair