• ABB awarded contract to develop ‘smart city solutions’ in Sweden

    Power and automation technology firm ABB has been awarded a lucrative contract by a leading Swedish energy firm to develop and implement smart city solutions in the city of Vasteras.

  • AIUT enters new partnership to reinforce digital transformation

    AIUT, one of the largest Poland based European system integrators, has partnered with Emicool, a leading district cooling service provider in the region and a wholly owned subsidiary of Dubai Investments, to develop Emivalve and initiate a phased implementation of it, enabling remotely controlled processes, facilitating instant connection and disconnection through an automated centralized software. 

  • Miami is the world’s No.1 city for smart connected streetlights

    The sun-drenched city of Miami has been named as the world's leading city when it comes to implementing smart connected streetlights. Miami beat-off stiff competition from European cities Paris and Madrid to take top spot.

  • Moscow set to implement blockchain in its electronic voting system

    Moscow has announced that it will pilot a project which implements blockchain technology into its electronic voting system. The Russian capital will become the first city in the world to implement the emerging technology in e-voting on such a large scale.

  • SAP CEO says introduction of AI will accelerate Saudi Vision 2030

    The CEO of SAP, Bill McDermott has stated that the introduction and subsequent integration of Artificial Intelligence will help accelerate and achieve the ambitious national development goals and objectives of Saudi Vision 2030. In addition to this, McDermott believes AI will serve as the perfect foundation for smart city NEOM which is located in the country's Tabuk region.

  • Singapore Prime Minister admits country’s ‘Smart Nation’ initiative is moving too slowly

    Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has lamented the speed at which the country's 'Smart Nation' project is currently being implemented - and conceded it wasn't moving as fast as was expected. The Prime Minister insisted that it was imperative that solutions are sought quickly in order to resolve the issues currently being encountered by those tasked with the responsibility of launching the initiative.

  • Singapore, London and Barcelona named as the world’s best smart cities

    A report conducted by Phillips Lighting has named Singapore, London and Barcelona as the world’s best smart cities. The comprehensive study examined the drivers and hurdles presented by local authorities that are considering implementing smart city programs into their respective cities.

  • US experts fear China is set to overtake them in AI race

    A number of leading AI experts in the United States have expressed their concern that China is set to overtake them in the race to develop the cutting-edge and revolutionary technology.

  • US firm releases new AI product

    Pure Storage, the all-flash storage platform that helps innovators build a better world with data, has announced its second AI-Ready Infrastructure offering, AIRI™ Mini, powered by NVIDIA. Architected by Pure Storage and NVIDIA, AIRI is purpose-built to enable data architects, scientists and business leaders to extend the power of the NVIDIAⓇ DGX-1™ system. With AIRI Mini, organizations of all sizes and budgets can implement a simple, powerful solution to build competitive advantage through AI at a price point that’s accessible for virtually any organization in any industry.

  • US operator deploys AI in bid to resolve customer service issues

    US telecommunications colossus T-Mobile has taken the decision to implement AI into its customer care system in a bid to resolve a number of issues it is currently having with its customer service. The new customer care tool deployed by the US operator has been specifically designed to speed resolution of complex problems by applying Artificial Intelligence.