UK Space exploration – Jodrell Bank boost for Northern Powerhouse Science and Tech leadership and Goonhilly goes global

There is plenty going on in that highly specialist sector of our built environment that is space exploration. Good to see Jodrell Bank reinforcing and building its profile as a global player with its nomination at the beginning of the year by the UK Government to UNESCO for World Heritage Site status in 2019. As…

Smart Cities: cracking the problem of data sharing between them not just within them

The Blog came across this paper from ATIS (Alliance for Telecommunications information Sharing) which touches on the thorny issue of data sharing between cities rather than just within them.  To quote from the introduction: “As Smart City projects continue to expand and evolve, data sharing sits at the intersection of business opportunities and technology developments.…

Nokia targets Smart Cities and IoT Services as comeback strategy

On 20 February Nokia launched services to solve challenges of urbanization. IoT for Smart Cities and Sensing as a Service introduce the benefits of IoT in building economically and environmentally sustainable cities. For urban safety, Nokia introduces S-MVNO for Public Safety service, which enhances commercial LTE networks to meet mission critical requirements of public safety…