Smart city projects from Argentina, South Korea and Finland have been chosen for the Test in Tallinn programme, which provides an urban testing environment.
Smart city projects from Argentina, South Korea and Finland have been chosen for the second phase of the Test in Tallinn innovation programme.
Tallinn, the European Green Capital of Europe for 2023, invites both domestic and foreign companies to come and test their sustainable products and services suitable for a smart city.Read more
A new report examines the role of audio enhancement in education, healthcare, and other applications.
As multimedia experiences become more common in our digitally-connected society, the importance of immersive, clear, noise-free audio will become increasingly important for everyone. Digitunity, a non-profit organization committed to ending the digital divide, with the support of award-winning audio solution provider AVID Products, has released a commissioned report titled “The Crucial Role of Audio Enhancement in Learning & Health” on the role of audio enhancement in education, healthcare, and other applications.Read more
ESTEVAN - Members of Estevan city council received an update on initiatives from the community’s innovation council during Monday night’s meeting.
In a correspondence, Coun. Rebecca Foord wrote that the innovation council had a busy year in 2022. A highlight came when they successfully applied to be named an Intelligent Community through the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF), which is a global network of cities and towns focusing on economic development, and looking to solve challenges through innovation and new economic development opportunities through technology.Read more
Today Mayor of Tallinn Mihhail Kõlvart launched the Test in Tallinn initiative to welcome companies around the world to test their smart solutions on the streets of Tallinn in three focus areas: mobility, energy efficiency and renewable energy.
European Green Capital 2023 Tallinn and Estonia already have a positive image both in terms of the ease of doing business, the creation and growth environment for start-up companies and digital society in general, Mayor Mihhail Kõlvart said, adding: “The strength of Tallinn is our smallness, flexibility, and the technological openness of society. Today we will proactively launch our city as a test platform for both international and domestic companies.”Read more
The Sunshine Coast is the only place in the world where three UNESCO Biosphere Reserves sit side-by-side.
On the Sunshine Coast, we are nestled in nature and green at heart.
We care about our environment, from the sparkling coastline to the ancient peaks of the Glass House Mountains and verdant green rainforests.
And more importantly, we care about preserving it for years to come.Read more
Homelessness is a complex but solvable problem. In Hamilton’s Systems Planning Framework: Coming Together to End Homelessness, our community has laid out a roadmap for ending chronic homelessness by 2025. This means building a system that ensures homelessness is prevented whenever possible, or if it cannot be prevented that it is rare, brief, and non-recurring.Read more
FREDERICTON–HOTSPOT, A FREDERICTON-BASED PARKING APP, HAS BEEN ACQUIRED BY IBI GROUP, A TORONTO-FOUNDED TECHNOLOGY FIRM.
HotSpot was founded in Fredericton in 2013 and is now present in over 80 municipalities, cities, and universities across Canada. The app also has more than 460,000 users and some presence in every province.
IBI, which stands for Infrastructure, Buildings, and Intelligence, has about 60 offices worldwide.Read more
Estonia, the little country that packs a punch, is celebrated in tech circles for giving birth to unicorns like Skype, Wise and Bolt (and, more recently, customer experience platform Glia and ID verification company Veriff).
Why are so many successful startups emerging from a small pocket of Europe? And can the unicorn paddock keep growing?Read more
Whanganui District Council’s approach to climate change has helped the city win international recognition as a leading model for economic and social development – for the seventh time.
Whanganui has again been named a Smart21 City by America-based think tank the Intelligent Community Forum and is the only New Zealand community to make this year’s list.Read more
Earlier this month, the Tallinn Transport Department announced that it has developed a digital model of a new generation that can study and analyze the traffic movements occurring in the city and thus make predictions that would greatly help with traffic management.
The model incorporates continuously updated data for 130 000 road sections and 51 450 nodes in the capital and takes into account the movements of private cars, public transport vehicles, trucks and pedestrians.Read more