The third TechInvest event of 2018, jointly hosted by the UK Business Angels Association (UKBAA) and the Mayor of London, was held last night on the first day of London Tech Week, with additional help from Rise Accelerator, which is owned by Barclays.
Gabriella Jeakins, Digital Content Marketer, KNect365, 6/11/2018
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, today announced over 20 new initiatives in a roadmap entitled Smarter London Together. This sets out a series of plans to make London a better place to live and work using tech and big data.
James Wickes, co-founder, chief executive, Cloudview, 5/30/2018
Smart city projects are taking off in leaps and bounds, with city authorities using information from connected devices to help them provide more efficient services. Visual data has an immense amount to add to smart city projects, but it is often left out of the mix.
Jeremy Coward, Content marketing lead, Connected Innovation, KNect365, 1/15/2018
The smart cities market is predicted to rocket in value, from around GB pound 130 billion to GB pound 900 billion globally in under five years. The forecast demand is huge - from cleaning water supplies to putting autonomous public transport onto the streets, there's something there for every city in the world to benefit from.
As we roll into 2018, tech is set to make an even bigger impact on the way we live our lives. Augmented reality and artificial intelligence are changing the way we work, fueling changes in communication and collaboration, and smart city technology such as edge computing and machine learning is altering our shared living spaces for the better.
Bristol has overtaken London as the UK's smartest city, according to the UK Smart Cities Index 2017 report from Huawei and Navigant Consulting. UK capital London was a surprise second, while Manchester was third.