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Scottish cities hope to find big bucks to become smarter

The Scottish Cities Alliance (SCA) has revealed it brought £100 million ($122 million) into the country’s economy over the last 18 months, through promotion of Scotland’s economic potential to foreign investors. It aims to promote £7.5 billion ($9.1 billion) of investment opportunities in the next year, focusing on low-carbon, hydrogen, and smart city programs in […]

Aye! Smart city projects squirrel away $31m in Scotland

Scotland’s seven major cities are teaming up to develop a number of smart city projects, backed by a $31 million war chest. According to Scottish Construction Now, the seven cities will springboard off the funding to collaboratively develop themselves into future-capable digital hubs. See also: Outdated thinking on wireless could doom UK smart cities The […]

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Glasgow to develop multi-purpose public IoT network

A consortium of communication firms revealed their intentions to build a nearly five square mile Internet of Things (IoT) network in Glasgow at the recent Mobile World Congress Shanghai. Stream Technologies, Semtech Inc, Boston Networks, CENSIS, and three local universities have built the network, which covers the commercial center, Merchant City, and West End of […]