It takes a village: Collaborative approaches to safer cities

    Axis Safe City Symposium provides a platform for sharing ideas, technology and real-life experiences on combating crime, improving city life and spurring economic growth. What does it take to ensure safety and security in your city? More than two dozen law enforcement officers, security professionals and public officials seeking the answer to that question gathered […]

      Joining forces to mitigate smart city cybersecurity threats

      Cities are becoming smarter as we speak. With an ambition to achieve livability, cities deploy new, innovative technologies to enable them to manage their assets and resources more efficiently. But the technology cornerstones of smart cities – connectivity, big data and IoT devices – not only offer possibilities to develop more livable cities, they also […]

        Smart Cities Spend Less

        There are hidden costs to running a city that are hard to ignore. For example, when a traffic light stays green for two minutes without a single car passing, but in the street parallel, drivers are spending three hours a day in avoidable traffic, there is an invisible financial loss. But this economic impact gets […]

          Breaking down the silos to create efficient smart cities

          The number of people expected to be living in cities is set to double by 2050 to some 6.4 billion urban dwellers. To cope with this population increase, and to adjust to the new needs of larger cosmopolitan environments, cities will require new and innovative ways of managing their assets and resources. This is addressed […]

            “What the heck is a smart city?”

            Despite the global smart city hype, with daily headlines about new smart city projects, cities competing to be the smartest and governments around the world investing billions in smart cities, I frequently hear someone say “But what the heck is a smart city?”. Today, many of us turn to Google to find quick answers, and […]

              Implementing IoT Technology within a Real-Estate platform model

                The rise of the Internet of Things (IoT) has propelled us into a new information age in which data is now king. Businesses are beginning to collect, store and utilise data generated from smart, network connected devices in increasingly intelligent ways, which has created new opportunities also within the real-estate industry. The most effective […]