Smart Cities

10th March 2022

Seoul Boosts Smart City Status with V2X Deployment

South Korea’s capital city has installed a V2X system for its public transportation in a bid to boost its smart city status and improve future mobility. Seoul is now...


15th September 2021

V2X Reducing the Cyber-Security Risks

The future of connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) depends on a number of factors, and one of the most vital ones is cyber-security. Protecting the vehicles, the highways and...

By Graham Jarvis


1st December 2020

Machine Learning Models for Smart Cities

Smart city development will require the collection of large amounts of data and the ability to process, reason and make decisions about that data. Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine...


3rd November 2020

Barriers Facing the Builders of the Smart City

A series of challenges remain for the key technologies to an autonomous future, among them fast moving technological developments and lack of consumer understanding. Architecturally speaking, there should be...


20th May 2020

Baidu Begins Public Robo-Taxi Rides in ‘Smart City’

Digital giant Baidu has begun robo-taxi rides for members of the public in a city claiming to be at the forefront of China’s drive towards smart city capabilities. Late...


14th May 2020

Russia Ramps Up Smart City Infrastructure

Russian state institutions are lagging behind the explosive intelligent transportation systems (ITS) dynamics of the emerging markets of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and Central Asian countries. The...

By Roma Nazarov

11th May 2020

Weekly Brief: Smart City Joins the Ranks of the ‘Rationalized’

Google parent company Alphabet cancelled its ambitious smart city project in Toronto, Ontario, last week. It cited the “unprecedented economic uncertainty” of the Coronavirus pandemic as the root cause....

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


20th December 2019

Hyundai Presents Smart City Vision at CES

Hyundai will present its vision of life in the future smart city at the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show. Central to its vision is the personal air vehicle (PAV) and...


15th October 2019

Continental Teams With 3M Over V2I

Continental has announced it will team up with 3M in developing vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) to advance the smart city. The program hopes to tie to the IoT all street relevant...


Blockchain Pilot Aims For V2X Standard
24th April 2019

Blockchain Pilot Aims For V2X Standard

A US university pilot scheme is hoping to develop a working automotive standard for V2X communications using blockchain. The University of Nevada is teaming up with IoT blockchain company...


Continental, Vodafone Claim C-V2X ‘Digital Safety Shield’
21st February 2019

Continental, Vodafone Claim C-V2X ‘Digital Safety Shield’

Continental and Vodafone are claiming 5G and cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X) technologies can prevent car accidents. At Barcelona’s Mobile World Congress, the companies will demonstrate the ‘digital safety shield’, tech...

15th February 2019

Belfast On Road to Smart City Status

Belfast is joining the ranks of the smart city with the installation of connected street furniture that could put it on the path to eventual V2X capability. The Northern...