IEC SyC Smart Cities

  • The future of sustainable transport in cities

    19 March 2021 by Natalie Mouyal
    Addressing urban mobility is a key challenge facing cities in the coming decade. According to the UNEP, transport is responsible for nearly a quarter of global energy-related CO2, giving rise to congestion, pollution and...
  • A new standard to help mitigate the effects of a disaster

    19 June 2020 by Natalie Mouyal
    No city can operate without electricity. In homes, electricity is used to power lights, refrigerators, washing machines and water pumps. It is used for trams, signalling systems, medical equipment in hospitals and...
  • Information technology for smart cities

    15 January 2020 by Natalie Mouyal
    Cities can benefit from the widespread use of data and technology. However, in order to leverage the benefit of new technologies, standards are needed. Not only do they allow for the provision of competitively priced and...