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.
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.
Iteris has been awarded a four-year, task order based on-call professional services contract from the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners for a regional smart mobility and safety initiative, representing continued demand for Iteris’ specialized consulting services and software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions in a key geographic market.
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.
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.
A contact point was opened at the Zselic Catholic Elderly Home in Zselickislak. The double-entry container, in the middle separated by a glass wall, offers a solution for meeting relatives and residents of the institution even during a coronavirus epidemic.
The investment ensures that the meetings can be secured in such a way that the relatives do not enter the institution and the residents do not leave it during a ban of visiting or a cerfew. They are able to talk using a sound device.
WIShelter platform includes the ability for users to upload and digitally certify the results of their COVID-19 test facilitating international travel proving that they are not infected with the COVID-19.
The WIShelter platform streamlines security clearance at border controls and simplifies the process of international entry resulting in reduced risk and improved passenger experience, not only at airports but at tourism destinations as well.
The Intelligent Street Lighting project aimed to look at how to develop a lighting network to produce data for collection and use. It also explored how to share data and make information accessible.
The main objectives for the project were to:
Glasgow Operations Centre is a state-of-the-art integrated traffic and public safety management system, created with the aid of the Innovate UK funding. The new centre brings together Public Space CCTV, security for the city council’s museums and art galleries, Traffic Management and Police Intelligence.
The facility has the capability to provide a co-ordinated, real-time, intelligence-led, response to incidents large and small across the city, placing Glasgow at the leading edge of smart city management.
Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHaP) launched a chatbot service titled Virtual Doctor for COVID-19. People can use the service to assess whether their symptoms could be associated with the novel coronavirus, COVID-19.