Pilot

  • Brazil issues public invitation to pilot IoT projects

    The Brazilian government is continuing to aggressively pursue its ambitions to digitize the country after announcing a new initiative aimed at discovering and subsequently integrating new Internet of Things solutions into its cities.

  • Huawei launches platform to build smart city applications in German city

    Chinese telecommunications behemoth Huawei has revealed that it hopes its plans to digitize a German city can be used as a model to be replicated all across Europe if the project is a success. Huawei recently launched its innovative and cutting-edge Rhine Cloud platform which it claims can build smart city applications.

  • Siemens launches smart city platform aimed at improving road safety in Las Vegas

    A smart city platform developed by Siemens is being trialed in the city of Las Vegas in an effort to improve road safety. The innovative technology is designed to enable vehicles and pedestrians to communicate with the traffic infrastructure in the city.

  • Singapore to deploy autonomous electric buses in 2019

    Singapore is set to embark on what it describes as a 'groundbreaking project' following the announcement that it will introduce two autonomous electric buses to the transportation fleet on the island by 2019.

  • US airport set to trial ‘smart restrooms’

    Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) has announced that it is set to commence on a pilot of a 'smart restroom' program in one if its terminal buildings. It will become the first airport in the world to install a restroom traffic management system that has been specifically designed to improve the cleanliness and flow of passenger movement in public restrooms at busy airports.

  • US operator partners with San Jose to create ‘smart city’

    US telecommunications incumbent AT&T has announced that it is collaborating with the City of San Jose in a public-private partnership which aims to foster the creation of a smart city.

  • Venture-backed start-up launches 'smart-scooters' in Japan

    A Taiwanese venture-backed start-up has agreed to partner with a leading Japanese investment company in an attempt to deploy its electric 'smart-scooters' in the technologically-driven country. Gogoro, which was founded in 2011, formally announced its agreement with global trading and business investment colossus Sumitomo Corporation.

  • Vodafone partners with Ericsson to test 5G technology in Dublin

    UK telecommunications colossus Vodafone has partnered with Swedish vendor Ericsson to trial next-generation 5G technology in Ireland’s capital city Dublin. Vodafone has claimed that the trial was a success and the pilot represents the very first live 5G test of the emerging technology in Ireland.