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Mar 23, 2020

Smart city dream should speak to SA context

Promises of creating smart cities should be carefully examined, given the realities of SA’s cities and municipalities, notes a CSIR report.

Nov 4, 2019

Building a ‘nervous system’ for smart cities

Cities are rapidly turning into living, breathing organisms that adapt and respond to the way citizens live and communicate, says Pinnacle.

Oct 3, 2019

Smart cities can lower carbon emissions

National governments that invest in low-carbon smart cities can enhance economic prosperity, a report says.

Aug 30, 2019

Local AI start-up to contribute to Houston's smart city vision

Kriterion has been selected as part of the first cohort for the Houston city, Ion Smart Cities Accelerator.

Aug 21, 2019

Smart cities top Gartner’s hype cycle for Africa

The research firm identifies three technologies, including smart cities and IOT, which will have considerable business impact on Africa’s ICT sector within 10 years.

Jun 21, 2019

Ramaphosa's 4IR smart city pipe dream

Pundits stress the need for articulated plans rather than dreams to take the country forward.


Smart tech, infrastructure lacking in villages, townships

Immediate pressures such as providing running water and electricity supersede the need for smart solutions and technology infrastructure.


Connecting townships, villages with smart tech

The Public Sector ICT Forum will examine how SA can develop and grow its villages and townships using smart city technology.


Public Sector ICT Forum tackles smart cities

Trusting the technology is key to the successful implementation of a smart city, said IDC's Mark Walker at the Public Sector ICT Forum.


Smart cities put citizens first

Smart cities can have a huge impact on citizens and enhance service delivery, says Cyril Baloyi, group CTO of the City of Johannesburg.


Building South African smart cities

Smart cities can improve infrastructure management and quality of life, while enhancing government visibility and transparency, and growing the economy.

Jan 24, 2019

Smart cities 2.0

Cities of the future are smart - but what is it going to take for us to get there?

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