Smart cities news Archive

Glasgow’s technological approach to improve city services

Glasgow is now considered a city of the future. Two years ago, the city obtained a £24m funding of the UK government. The money was spent on technology. The grant was designed to transform the winning city into smarter, safer and more sustainable place. As part of the project there was a scheme to share

Berlin will hold assembly about innovations in smart cities

The creation of a common Market Place for Smart City solutions will be the focus of the General Assembly of the European Innovation Partnership on Smart Cities and Communities (EIP-SCC) that will be held on 21 May in Berlin Germany. The event will bring together high-level speakers from city halls, leading companies and the European Commission to examine

Famous sacred city in India will become a smart city

Allahabad is a very old settlement on the banks of the Ganges. Soon, it will become one of India’s first «smart cities», according to the plans being piloted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Allahabad is considered the spiritual capital of India. It is a famous pilgrimage place. Innovation plans for the city are supported by

Tel Aviv wins Smart City project award in Expo Barcelona 2014

Tel Aviv has committed to transforming itself into a Smart City. This huge metropolis includes around 3 million people and is considered one of the top three global business hubs in the Middle East, alongside Dubai and Istanbul. Tel Aviv has a leading reputation for its technology and innovation capacity and is recognized as the

Three Brazilian cities win the Sustainable Transport Award 2015

For the first time ever, three Brazilian cities have been awarded the first prize during the 10th edition of the Sustainable Transport Award. Belo Horizonte, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo have been recognized for the development of innovative and sustainable transport projects. The city of Belo Horizonte implemented last year Move BRT, which is

Malpensa will be the intelligent airport of Milan

The Cargo City of the Airport of Milan, Malpensa, is about to become a smart city. To such end, the Cargo City will be equiped with a computing platform to allow monitoring all the information about arriving and departing flights. Thereby clients of the airport will have real-time information to streamline their procedures. Malpensa is