9 - 11 April 2018

Dubai World Trade Centre

Achieving Sustainability through Innovation:
Showcasing the Cities of the Future


News and Articles

SmartCityNews: Augmented reality to help blind people see again

7 November 2017

Computer vision scientist Philip Torr and neuroscientist Stephen Hicks from the University of Oxford in England have developed smart AR glasses to help visually impaired and legally blind people to see again with the help of augmented reality technology.

SmartCityNews: Sewage treatment system generates electricity & clean water

7 November 2017

A new off-grid device can generate power while cleaning wastewater, tackling the need for water and sanitation at the same time.

SmartCityNews: Residents help Atlanta shape its resilience strategy

7 November 2017

In a partnership with the Rockefeller Foundation’s 100 Resilient Cities program, Atlanta has released a resilience strategy. The city held 40 public events, during which 7,000 residents helped develop the plan that is now being deployed.

SmartCityNews: European solar sector rapidly growing as markets realize benefits

6 November 2017

A report released today from consultancy EY on behalf of Solar Power Europe is predicting a potential 470 percent growth in job creation in the solar sector in some countries by 2021. Spain, Greece, and Poland are on top of the list for rapid expansion over the coming years. In total, the report estimates 94,000 new solar jobs in Europe in 4 years.

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