Swedes are among the healthiest people in the world and are living longer as a result. While the nation's health service is envied around the globe, longer lifespans are increasing the strain on medical professionals.
Mayor says Toronto reaping benefits from failed Amazon HQ2 bid
Toronto may not have won the right to host Amazon's next corporate headquarters, but Mayor John Tory says taking part in the competition nonetheless represented a victory.
In a statement on Tuesday, Tory said the process of bidding for Amazon's huge expansion, dubbed HQ2, has raised the city's profile around the world as a tech hub.Read more
Innovative Application Tracker Delivers Better Community Engagement on Development
As the Sunshine Coast’s reputation as the nation’s hotspot for innovation continues to grow, its local government has set a new benchmark for community engagement on planning and development matters with the launch of Development.i.
Developed in-house, Sunshine Coast Council’s Development.i sets a new standard for public information and engagement through DA tracking systems.Read more
Australia moves another step closer to driverless vehicles
The Qld Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) has been preparing for the Ipswich Connected Vehicle Pilot, a trial of Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems (C-ITS) technologies, which will see around 500 vehicles retrofitted with C-ITS devices from late 2019.
The Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) have embarked on an exciting project to trial Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems (C-ITS) technologies. The Ipswich Connected Vehicle Pilot will consider how C-ITS can makes roads and road users safer, and contribute towards a vision of zero road deaths and serious injuries on the state’s roads. As part of the Pilot, TMR will develop Australia’s first Security Credential Management System (SCMS) for C-ITS (Vehicle 2 Everything – V2X). The pilot will also act as a feasibility study, laying the technical foundations for the future generation of smart transport infrastructure.Read more
Accelerating our Smart Society @ High Tech Campus, Eindhoven
In recent years, we have seamlessly progressed towards connected-communities. As such, an ever-increasing wave of new smart products is meshing into our lives. Welcome to the new era of Smart Society.
Eindhoven’s High Tech Campus (HTC) currently holds the top spot on Innovation in Europe. As a matter of fact, HTC is quickly becoming the driving force on several key technologies in the global arena.Read more
Dublin OKs pact to enable connected-vehicle testing
Smart-vehicle testing in Dublin likely won’t begin until the next year or so, but drivers probably won’t even realize test vehicles are passing them on the road, according to Patrick Soller.
Soller is general manager with Alten-Cresttek, an engineering services company in Dublin hired to provide engineering services and public engagement for the Route 33 Smart Mobility Corridor.Read more
City of Hamilton smashes its own records in 2018 construction boom
Hamilton is celebrating its biggest construction year in the city’s history.
“On Sept. 11, 2018, the City of Hamilton has, for the very first time, hit the billion dollar mark as early as September,” said Hamilton chief building official Ed VanderWindt.Read more
‘Special report: The future of mobility in Eindhoven’ by Automotive World
It may be a small Dutch city, but it’s home to a powerful roster of major global automotive companies; it’s also strong economically, thanks in part to the pan-industry, cross-discipline Brainport initiative. As a result, Eindhoven has secured its place in the future mobility race.
The city’s culture of sustainability, innovation and industry-academia collaboration have helped to attract global companies to invest, and the Dutch government’s active involvement, coupled with its ambition to cut emissions and make the country globally competitive, have created the ideal home for developments in smart mobility.Read more
Australian-first development tracker goes live in the Sunshine Coast
Queensland’s Sunshine Coast Council has launched a pioneering online application allowing ratepayers to follow local developments in real time.
What’s believed to be the first council in Australia to allow ratepayers to track development applications on their mobile, Sunshine Coast says it also hopes to achieve efficiencies and operational savings through the tool.Read more
Stockholm marches at the front of the health tech revolution
New Taipei City vies to become Asian Silicon Valley
TAIWAN: iStaging was named one of Taiwan's top 10 coolest and most promising technology start-ups by the government in March.
Founded eight years ago, the software company is a developer of augmented and virtual reality technologies. iStaging made a name for itself with an app that captures and creates a 360-degree virtual reality view of property and products on a mobile phone.