08 Oct 2019

Protecting Children’s Data Privacy In The Smart City

The devices that we use have unique identifiers. With cross-browser fingerprinting, the data we generate

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23 Sep 2019

How Data Is Powering Smart City Micromobility And Public Transport

The massive volumes of information brought upon by the digital age allow us to move

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21 May 2019

How New York Is Becoming A Leading Smart City

Smart cities relate to destinations that have chosen to adopt technology, to improve a city’s

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17 Apr 2018

It’s Time To Regulate ‘Smart City’ Technology, Too

This isn’t just about Facebook: When Google is building cities and cars are turning into

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11 Sep 2017

How Could Your City Be Considered As A Smart City

Cities talk a lot about harnessing big data, but their efforts vary widely. Some, like New

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22 Aug 2017

In A Truly Smart City, Even The Daily Commute Is Productive

The alarm on your smart phone went off 10 minutes earlier than usual this morning.

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22 Feb 2017

A Smart City Is, Because Its People Are.

By 2030, 60 percent of the world’s population is expected to live in mega-cities. How

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29 Dec 2015

The Top 3 Smart City Trends To Expect In 2016

Predictions from research firm IDC revealed three particularly interesting trends emerging around the smart cities

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12 Nov 2015

Singapore + Copenhagen = Smart City Fusion

To mark the 50th anniversary of close bilateral ties between Singapore and Denmark, the two

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29 Jul 2015

How Charlotte Takes Action For Their Smart City Initiative

There’s been much discussion lately about the potential of “smart cities” and connecting data to

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04 Jun 2015

A Vulnerable City Is Not A Smart City

“Real world hacker” Cesar Cerrudo has blasted vendors, saying they’re stopping security researchers from testing

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18 May 2015

Futuristic Smart City Models of Paris

Inhabitat favorite Vincent Callebaut just unveiled plans to transform Paris into a futuristic “smart” city

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06 May 2015

Visions Of Smart City Utopia Need Urgent Reality Check

Responsive urban technology sounds enticing but citizens must not be disconnected from plans drawn up

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06 May 2015

What Will A Smart City Look Like In The Future?

By 2050 there will be five billion urbanites, but, with pressure on resources and climate

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04 May 2015

The Silent Rise Of The Smart City

  As Google hits the headlines for changes to its privacy rules across Europe, it

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06 Apr 2015

Bristol Is Open : The Smart City Of The Future

The city of Bristol has announced a multi-million pound experiment to create the smart city of the

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11 Mar 2015

From Old Port City To Smart City

Aside from the occasional ferry down from England, the old Spanish port city of Santander

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21 Feb 2015

The Rise Of The Sensor-Based Smart City

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil’s second largest city, is about to be flooded. Not by storms,

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03 Feb 2015

A Smart City Is More Than Just Sensors, Big Data, and Internet

Investing billions in big data and smart technology isn’t the only answer to building more

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17 Dec 2018

A Living, Breathing City Through Smart Technology

As cities become more congested – the United Nations estimate 70% of all humans will

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07 Nov 2017

Who Wins When A City Gets Smart?

Last year, Columbus, Ohio, won a $50 million grant for high-tech transportation innovation, with a

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07 Sep 2017

How Smart Is Your City? – A Survey

Cities, smart or not, have emerged as key initiatives for local governments. As these governments

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14 Oct 2016

How Internet of Things Can Make a City Smarter?

IoT (Internet of Things) has become the talk of the technological world, but have you

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03 Jun 2015

Barcelona’s Quest To Become The Smartest City Of Them All

  Barcelona has been named the Smartest City in the world for 2015, according to

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19 Mar 2015

Is Your City Too Smart For You?

Could pursuing the rational, clinical urbanism of smart cities destroy the charming chaos of traditional

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25 Feb 2015

How Copenhagen Is Using LEDs To Create A Smarter City

The Danish capital is using a network of LEDs to do everything from direct cyclists

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02 Oct 2019

Smart Cities Could Give The Visually Impaired A New Outlook On Urban Life

Travelling to work, meeting friends for a catch-up or just doing some shopping are often

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20 Sep 2019

What Will Define The Smart Cities Of The Future

Over the last decade or so, smart devices have gradually started to become ubiquitous. From

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18 Aug 2019

7 Things To Look Out For In Future Smart Cities

Smart cities are continually taking shape. With all these developments happening, what should we be

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07 Aug 2019

Top 5 Smart Cities You Need On Your Go-To List

Curious about what kind of technology cities of the future can offer? Ever wondered how

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30 Jul 2019

Addis Ababa’s Street Hustlers Helped Build The City – Now They’re Being Pushed Out

The population of Africa is booming, but as long as productivity and employment remain unsteady,

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23 Jul 2019

New Wave Of Smart Cities Has Arrived – And They’re Nothing Like Science Fiction

An abandoned mine shaft beneath the town of Mansfield, England is an unlikely place to

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08 Jul 2019

Urban Gears: Best Earbuds For The City Dweller

Headphones are great in getting an immersive sound experience but at times, they are too

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27 Jun 2019

The Top 50 Smart Cities In The World 2019

The IESE Business School in Barcelona has released the data and rankings for the world’s

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08 Jun 2019

Urban Gears: Best Mobile Phones For The City Dweller

Phones are almost always with us wherever we go and some can’t even imagine their

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04 Jun 2019

Urban Gears: Best Laptop Bags For The City Dweller Under $100

Laptops are our companions. We need them in school, business meetings, and even lazy Saturday

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24 May 2019

Smart Cities Aim To Make Urban Life More Efficient – But For Citizens’ Sake They Need To Slow Down

All over the world, governments, institutions and businesses are combining technologies for gathering data, enhancing

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21 May 2019

Saudi Arabia Is Building Neom City, A Futuristic Green-Powered Megacity

Saudi Arabia recently announced a plan to build a megacity called Neom City, meaning “New

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25 Apr 2019

The City On Your Selfies: How Instagram Helps Us Learn More About Urban Dynamics

For so long, social scientists have taken interest in the dynamics of cities, and rightfully

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04 Dec 2018

How To Turn A Car Town Into A Cycling City

As the home of Royal Philips Electronics for more than 125 years, the southern Netherlands

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13 Nov 2018

Why Walkable Cities Are Good For The Economy, According To A City Planner

People spend more money when cities are less vehicle-oriented. You’ve probably seen the term “walkability”

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06 Nov 2018

Will Smart Technology Solve The Urban Waste Crisis?

The migration of people into the world’s urban centres has created crisis levels of waste.

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28 Sep 2018

How Blockchain Systems Could Bring About The Age Of Smart Cities

Various technological up-and-coming trends are projected to have a massive impact on our everyday life

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31 Aug 2018

Preparing Your City For The Electric Vehicle Surge? Ask Oslo.

An automobile revolution is coming our way – only you might have trouble hearing it

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27 Jul 2018

The Top 50 Smart Cities In The World 2018

Note: Data for 2019 available here: https://citi.io/2019/06/27/the-top-50-smart-cities-in-the-world-2019/ The IESE Business School in Barcelona has released the

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17 Jul 2018

How To Sleep In A City That Never Sleeps: The Art Of Snoozing With The Street Lights On

People moving to urban environments is an ever-growing trend, and it is expected that more

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16 May 2018

Copenhagen Mastermind Jan Gehl Isn’t Sold On ‘Smart’ Cities

Architect and planner Jan Gehl looks back on how he helped transform Copenhagen into one

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10 May 2018

Love The Bus, Save Your City

Talk of the transportation future is focused on the next shiny thing. But one old

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23 Apr 2018

With Smart Cities, Your Every Step Will Be Recorded

Modern cities are brimming with objects that receive, collect and transmit data. This includes mobile phones

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23 Mar 2018

How Long Can The World’s ‘Least Sustainable’ City Survive?

Set deep in the Valley of the Sun, the lush and sprawling ‘megapolis’ has a

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