The VoloCity will become the first commercially licensed Volocopter, developed according to the high standards and requirements of the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). Their intensive testing programme has shaped the innovative design and outstanding overall performance of the VoloCity. Quiet, safe, and comfortable, the VoloCity engenders Urban Air Mobility.
ICT in everyday life
As part of the City of Perth’s Smart Cities innovation program it is engaging with citizen scientists to encourage investigation, collaboration and innovation using smart devices connected to the internet, commonly known as the “Internet of Things” or IoT.
The first step in the rollout of the City of Perth’s new smart city innovation program has been achieved with the award of three tenders. The City was successful in securing a matched funding grant worth $1.3million from the Australian Government, through the Smart Cities and Suburbs Program. This will see ground work commence on technology development and installation of hardware for four projects - Smart Precinct, Smart Irrigation, Smart Sustainability and Data Hub.
CITI Healthcare’s Patient Buddy is a powerful decision and analytics tool that enables better clinical decision-making on the part of clinical staff. This application can also readily function as a Patient-Friendly, Patient Information Portal fully integrated with the EHR including Patient scheduling follow-on appointments, and re-ordering Meds.
Benefits of using PatientBuddy:
Kenyan bus service operator Matatu has introduced a contactless payments pilot in Nairobi to help accelerate deployment of cashless fare collection in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The eventual goal is to drive contactless payments across the entire Matatu bus service, which is a dominant transport mode across the country, and could see up to 10,000 buses become cashless.
RoadWay is a pavement condition rating feature for Roadbotics' online road assessment platform. The HD-PCI (high-definition pavement situation index) is intended to help government officials make informed pavement management decisions, including pothole and other road repairs.
The Irembo platform was launched by the Rwandan government, it seeks to create e-government services to allow citizens to complete public processes online, such as registering for driving exams and requesting birth certficates.
Traffic congestion has a tremendous cost whether measured by lost productivity, environmental pollution, social equity, or just plain frustration. People keep moving to cities, but building new infrastructure is difficult and expensive.
Velocia is an app that rewards travelers for not driving alone, using resources that already exist. They place humans—rather than technology—at the center of their smart mobility solutions.
Maptician offers features designed to help organizations reopen their locations safely, and to operate them efficiently in a Post-COVID-19 environment.
Interactive social distancing tools provide instant visualizations and highlight social distancing proximity risks.
Flex scheduling allows groups of employees to have alternating day or week schedules, reducing office density. It also allows for staggered arrival/departure times.
New York City’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) and the Transit Innovation Partnership are testing an audio wayfinding technology that allows blind and low-vision bus riders to locate bus stops and track bus arrivals.