Expert Voice

The human capital challenge for the development of Smart Cities in Latin America 

In this article, Daniel Yankelevich, Co-founder of Practia, a company bridging the gap between businesses and technology, discusses human capital’s impact on Smart City progression in the Latin America region.  What image comes to mind when you...

How manufacturers can put their sustainability strategies back on track 

In a world grappling with economic challenges and the urgent need for collective environmental responsibility, Mikko Urho, CEO of Visual Components, sheds light on how manufacturers can recalibrate their sustainability strategies.   Manufacturers...

The drone industry can power new revenue streams and decarbonise key sectors 

The global drone market is experiencing explosive growth driven by technological advances and rising commercial demand. It’s projected that by 2030, the worldwide shipments of commercial drones will reach 9.6 million, with the UK alone expected to...

The ASICs at the heart of Smart City sensor technology

Cities account for more than 70% of greenhouse gas emissions despite making up only around 3% of the world’s landmass. In response, urban planners and developers are increasingly turning to technology to make our cities smarter and more sustainable....

How are Smart Transportation and traffic management solutions shaping urban mobility? 

With high focus and funding on urban projects, net zero goals and growing social pressure for accessibility, urban landscapes are rapidly changing across the world. The adoption of Smart Transportation and traffic management solutions is helping with this...

Harnessing AI and ML for enhanced public transport 

In this article by Giorgio Sarno, Senior Data Scientist, Stratio Automotive, we explore how Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning systems can make public transport a greener and more reliable service, and a more obvious choice for commuters. ...

EV infrastructure: The only way forward is through intelligent collaboration 

We hear from Mark Winn, Head of EV Strategy, SMS, on the importance of collaboration to embrace and enhance the future of our EV infrastructures.   Not all EV charging infrastructure in the UK is currently fit for purpose. Those involved in the...

Striking a balance: Development and the protection of sensitive wildlife 

From mammals to insects, ensuring there is space and consideration for all inhabitants is a sign of a well-designed built environment. Among all our efforts for sustainability, whether that is focusing on waste and pollution or throwing funding at energy...

The future of Smart Homes with IoT home energy management systems 

In this interview between Fortune China and Ms Jingdan Na, Vice President of Marketing and Strategy and Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) at Tuya, we hear of the innovations in the IoT space and its role in climate change.  In June, Fortune China unveiled...

What innovative solutions and materials are making the most significant contributions to achieving carbon-neutral construction projects? 

Climate change is a global priority, prompting nations to draft policies for mitigation. Notably, 40% of global CO2 emissions arise from the built environment, necessitating innovative solutions to reduce emissions from building operations and materials. In...

Digitising fire safety in the construction sector 

In this piece, Ibrahim Imam, Co-founder, Group-Co-CEO and CEO of MENA & APAC at PlanRadar, discusses the digital solutions available to enhance fire safety processes and how businesses can harness the technology for risk mitigation. The construction...

EV revolution to create huge opportunities for tech and automotive partnerships

We hear from Sy Gourrah, Senior General Manager of Smart Technologies at ACTOM Smart Technologies, on the EV revolution and the opportunities it brings. The emergence and growing popularity of Electric Vehicles (EVs) is generating exciting opportunities for...