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18.Luglio.2024

City traffic back to pre-Covid levels

Cities experience new mobility patterns
4.Luglio.2024

The Summer challenge of hotel waste management

A tourist may generate up to twice as much waste as a local resident
20.Giugno.2024

European mayors call for support to tackle environmental and social issues

Climate change is the biggest concern for city leaders
5.Giugno.2024

How Swiss cities are accelerating on energy efficiency and climate resilience

Bellinzona, Chiasso, and Massagno chose our smart technologies to achieve their green targets
22.Maggio.2024

4+1 benefits of Smart Truck Parking

Smart Truck Parking solutions enhance efficiency, safety, and sustainability for both truck drivers and fleet operators
7.Maggio.2024

How smart buildings contribute to power outages prevention

They can become valuable components of sustainable and resilient energy ecosystems
25.Aprile.2024

When smart cities are people-centred

Cities are nowadays asked to leverage data, technology, and services for common good and inclusivity
9.Aprile.2024

Smart Cities in cybercriminals’ sight

Cities need to improve their defense and preparedness to cyberattacks
26.Marzo.2024

Not more, but more intelligent lighting

Every night, when the sun goes down, about 304 million streetlamps are lighted globally
12.Marzo.2024

A wasteful world

Smart Waste technologies help reducing the environmental and financial costs of short-sighted trash management
20.Febbraio.2024

Parking fees reduce traffic congestion, but…

When increasing parking fees, cities experience a quick drop in traffic congestion. Benefits for the environment and urban livability are…
8.Febbraio.2024

The benefits of Smart Lighting in 30 seconds

Switching to Smart Lighting is good for the environment, for city budget, and for people
23.Gennaio.2024

Build back better cities

Many cities are amid a re-invention after the shock of the COVID-19 pandemic
9.Gennaio.2024

Smart City trends to watch in 2024

Artificial Intelligence is acknowledged as the most probable game changer
19.Dicembre.2023

Flying environmental sensors

Drones can be beneficial when having environmental sensors on the field is not convenient
7.Dicembre.2023

The triple S: Smartness, Safety, and Security

Cities need smart solutions to increase citizen’s safety and build a strong defence against cyberattacks
14.Novembre.2023

What about a sustainable destination for your next holiday?

Sustainable cities are more livable for residents, but also more attractive for tourists.
26.Ottobre.2023

Recycling municipal waste: many European countries are lagging behind

Waste recycling is a key component of Europe’s efforts to create a circular economy and meet the European Green Deal’s sustainability goals.
3.Ottobre.2023

Truck parking may become a crisis in the US

The shortage of parking for truck drivers has been a recurring issue in the trucking industry for decades, but the problem has reached…
14.Settembre.2023

Ready for the new Urban Era

The news went around the world: a group of Big Tech companies acquired about 52,000 acres of farmland northeast of San Francisco, US,…
29.Agosto.2023

About 100 days to COP28: Cities call for climate action

Eight years after COP21 in Paris, when the world agreed to limit global warming to 1.5°C by 2050, and with…
2.Agosto.2023

Data as the content of digital twin cities

A reliable network infrastructure with smart sensors is the precondition upon which a digital twin city operates
18.Luglio.2023

Smart sensors to monitor heat waves

Environmental monitoring is needed to take immediate action and safeguard citizens’ safety during heat waves
5.Luglio.2023

End of life of Tinynode products announced

We are introducing new Smart Parking Sensors to enable data-driven parking applications
20.Giugno.2023

3 cybersecurity best practices for Smart Cities

International agencies published a cybersecurity guide with best practices for Smart Cities
5.Giugno.2023

Act now to beat plastic pollution

World Environment Day: Smart Waste solutions support cities to tackle plastic pollution by improving municipal solid waste management
25.Maggio.2023

Interoperability as innovation engine for Smart Cities in Latin America

Smart Cities are gaining traction in Latin America. Join MinebeaMitsumi and CELSA at Smart City Expo Bogotà from May 31…
11.Maggio.2023

From technology-centric to human-focused Smart Cities

Sustainability and inclusion play a much larger role in today's Smart Cities
27.Aprile.2023

Smart junction management to improve road safety and urban mobility

Smart junctions can add value by supporting medium- and long-term mobility and city planning
13.Aprile.2023

Information and Operational Technology, what about cyber security?

The two domains have different security requirements
30.Marzo.2023

A data-driven approach to environmental action

Pressure is coming for cities to not just collect more environmental data, but to correlate and interrogate pieces of information…
13.Marzo.2023

Interoperability rules at the new IoT Lab in Madrid

We are proud to support IoTMADLab and contribute to the deployment of new IoT solutions for Madrid and other cities
9.Marzo.2023

Crazy for ChatGPT? Some cities are going for it

ChatGPT is a hot topic, triggering conversations about Artificial Intelligence and how it impacts society, city, and governments
23.Febbraio.2023

Truck parking is a pain point for road transports

Smart technology contributes to the improvement of rest areas for professional drivers
8.Febbraio.2023

Safeguarding our night sky

Smart Lighting solutions enable the responsible management of outdoor lighting
31.Gennaio.2023

Air pollution: you can’t manage what you don’t measure

Governments and cities need real-time, localized, and accurate data about air quality
9.Gennaio.2023

Ready for a cyber turbulent 2023?

Attack rates and costs are expected to rise dramatically for cities and utilities
22.Dicembre.2022

How to improve garbage collection in zero waste cities

Cities rethink garbage collection services. IoT-based Smart Waste solutions can help
6.Dicembre.2022

Smart buildings for carbon neutral cities

The decarbonization of buildings is a multifaceted challenge
24.Novembre.2022

Multiservice parking hubs

As mobility habits change, parking operators are turning their facilities into multipurpose parking hubs
31.Ottobre.2022

World Cities Day 2022: climate adaption for a global sustainable future

The best way to achieve global SDGs is ensuring our cities are sustainable
6.Ottobre.2022

Time to ‘decide and provide’

City planning should be based on data, but driven by a far-sighted vision
21.Settembre.2022

Cities in the metaverse

City leaders are eager to know how their communities may take advantage of the metaverse
8.Settembre.2022

Infrastructure investments to accelerate Smart Cities

Let's meet at Smart City Expo USA: see you in Miami on September 14th and 15th, 2022
23.Agosto.2022

Smart buildings and green roofs

A proven contribution to carbon neutral and climate resilient cities
1.Agosto.2022

The super-ageing society calls for smart technology options

Smart technologies can make longevity somewhat more comfortable and support medical care when needed
21.Luglio.2022

Case study: Quick intervention to impede website defacement

The early intervention of our cyber security team detected two attack vectors against the website of a customer
5.Luglio.2022

Transparency in Smart Cities to regain trust

Some cities have trouble in managing and maintaining trust in digital technologies over time
23.Giugno.2022

Monitoring urban heat islands

A pilot project in France leverages temperature sensors in connected cars to map the hottest neighborhoods
1.Giugno.2022

Case study: Discover and manage zero-day vulnerabilities

Our cyber security team defused the violation of an IP camera and its possible impact on a company network
24.Maggio.2022

Interoperability, standards do matter

Working together to turn technology into an opportunity for sustainable, inclusive urban growth
10.Maggio.2022

100 European cities invest to be climate neutral by 2030

EUR 360 million of Horizon Europe funding to support clean mobility, energy efficiency and green urban planning
27.Aprile.2022

Congestion charges reduce car use

Smart Parking is also effective in improving urban mobility and mitigating traffic
13.Aprile.2022

Local energy communities for a net zero society

Shifting towards a net zero society means discarding fossil fuels and endorsing a renewables-based energy system
28.Marzo.2022

The gap in IoT skills hinders Smart Cities

Inadequate IoT skills are one of the most relevant barriers to the development of smart solutions
9.Marzo.2022

Smart Lighting: cities should tender for interoperability

Cities are increasingly worried about vendor lock-in
3.Marzo.2022

Road safety in cities: smart technologies help

There is a pressing need for intelligent systems to prevent traffic accidents
24.Febbraio.2022

A resilient infrastructure to tackle cascading risks

Disruptive events are less frightening if cities rely on a smart urban infrastructure to monitor and control critical services
15.Febbraio.2022

Inclusive cities pursue transportation equity

Cities are asked to offer mobility systems that are safe, accessible, reliable, and affordable for all
9.Febbraio.2022

When a city is held hostage – podcast

Not all cyber offenders are primarily driven by money. Are cities prepared to face new threats?
1.Febbraio.2022

Self-driving vehicles: industrial applications rise

Manufacturing, logistics, and agriculture seem to have fewer challenges for driverless vehicles than urban roads
18.Gennaio.2022

Smart urban sensors become ubiquitous

Cities are waking up to the possibility of sensor data monetization
11.Gennaio.2022

Connected streetlights? It’s time for smart adaptive lighting

PE Smart Urban Network enables sensor-based, adaptive Smart Lighting applications
22.Dicembre.2021

The future of Smart Cities is about ethics and inclusion

Smart Cities are abandoning the initial tech-centered approach and focusing more on people
14.Dicembre.2021

Quality healthcare for the maturing population

Technology innovations contribute to the physical and medical support of the ageing society
30.Novembre.2021

Digital Twins are gaining traction among Smart Cities

Virtual replicas are mostly used to reduce environmental footprint and direct urban sustainability investments
25.Novembre.2021

Bringing smart lighting to decentralised cities and rural areas

Connecting dispersed groups of streetlights or single isolated lamps may be complex and expensive. We are working on a smart…
5.Novembre.2021

Recycling on-the-go lacks infrastructure

People are committed to separate waste at home, but they would like to see more recycling bins on the streets…
28.Ottobre.2021

World Cities Day 2021: time to act for climate resiliency

Climate change is highly impacting urban settlements, UN-Habitat urges for innovative solutions
19.Ottobre.2021

Drones deliver defibrillators to patients ahead of ambulances

Successful project in Sweden leveraged drones to improve emergency response
7.Ottobre.2021

There is no Planet B, let’s address climate change

Cities have a huge role and must be involved in any climate agreement
1.Ottobre.2021

Cities need smarter video surveillance

Public safety is a growing area of concern in many cities around the world
16.Settembre.2021

Switch off streetlamps to fight light pollution

Light pollution affects more than 80% of the world. The real challenge is to responsibly and intelligently manage outdoor and…
9.Settembre.2021

Zero trust, the new cybersecurity buzzword

The growing sophistication of cybercrime created the conditions for a more restrictive vision of data and infrastructure protection
2.Settembre.2021

Will post-pandemic commuters be stuck again in traffic jams?

Cities are monitoring congestion data to take wise decisions about urban mobility
26.Agosto.2021

Leverage AI to fight air pollution in India

Interesting experiments to facilitate targeted intervention to combat air pollution hotspots
12.Agosto.2021

Curb management needs data

Curbs are nowadays seeing a convergence of different competing uses – and cities are looking to new ways to organize…
3.Agosto.2021

Pursuing citizens’ happiness

London, New York, Helsinki, Copenhagen, and Abu Dhabi are the top five Cities of Choice according to new global ranking
15.Luglio.2021

Can an isolated streetlight estimate daytime and switch on? Yes (if Machine Learning helps it)

We are piloting neural networks in typical Smart Lighting installations
2.Luglio.2021

Cybersecurity in Smart Cities: don’t be trapped in the survivorship bias

Should Cities invest more on applications that are more vulnerable and attractive to cyber criminals?
24.Giugno.2021

Data-driven analysis and counterfactual frameworks for forward-looking risk assessment

Cities need to change their risk assessment approach to tackle unexpected but potentially disruptive events
17.Giugno.2021

8 things you wanted to know about Smart Lighting

A new report and a webinar to answer 8 key questions that urban leaders might have about Smart Lighting
10.Giugno.2021

Intelligent surveillance to improve senior and patient care

We are piloting Machine Learning to improve some features of our Intelligent Care solution
31.Maggio.2021

City traffic: up to 56% is due to cruising for parking

A group of Chinese researchers estimated the impact of cars driving while looking for an available parking lot may be…
18.Maggio.2021

The strong momentum of electric cars continues

Today there are about 10 million electric cars on the world’s roads. A widespread and reliable charging and parking infrastructure…
10.Maggio.2021

Smart Waste, Machine Learning enables bin filling level prediction

Our application is evolving from a raw data collection platform to an actionable prediction solution
6.Maggio.2021

Can smart streetlights help to improve public health?

Smart Lighting infrastructures are a valuable asset for cities, and their value goes far beyond energy saving, environmental benefits, and…
29.Aprile.2021

A growing role for drones in healthcare

Unmanned aircraft systems are increasingly used for medical delivery services and more complex applications
20.Aprile.2021

Machine Learning: a great opportunity for IoT platforms

Machine Learning techniques are now integrated into our IoT platform components, from cloud to edge and IoT devices
13.Aprile.2021

Open data models and open source mesh networks for smarter cities

We are leading uCIFI’s Technical Working Group and committed to create multi-supplier, open solutions for smart urban networks
6.Aprile.2021

Garbage collection and management in the post-pandemic scenario

One year after Covid-19 outbreak, cities are still having quite a hard time with waste
25.Marzo.2021

Cybercrime: the human element is the weak link

90% of security breaches come out of human inadvertent errors
18.Marzo.2021

Smart technology contributing to ocean protection

Smart maritime surveillance systems are increasingly used to monitor wildlife and its habitat, support conservation programs, and enable law enforcement…
11.Marzo.2021

P4 Medicine takes off with IoT and AI

Smart technologies contribute to a predictive, preventive, personalized, and participatory medicine
2.Marzo.2021

uCIFI Alliance releases unified data model for Smart Cities and utilities

The open-source unified data model increases interoperability of key IoT Smart City applications
23.Febbraio.2021

Plastic waste, EU limits export and calls for consumer behaviours change

While cities invest on the educational side, IoT technologies can support smarter waste collection and management
18.Febbraio.2021

Cybersecurity increasingly threatening water utilities

A worrisome episode was reported last week in the US after a hacker attack in Florida
2.Febbraio.2021

Shaping the 15-minute city

What about a city where everything you need can be reached within a short journey from home?
21.Gennaio.2021

A quarter of streetlights to turn smart by 2030

Investments in Smart Lighting are not likely to be halted, even in pandemic time
29.Dicembre.2020

How technology is changing medical care

We are contributing to unleash the power of digital information for a more reliable and intelligent medical care delivery
30.Novembre.2020

Parking (r)evolution

13.Ottobre.2020

Tunnel inspection: Kyoto University and MinebeaMitsumi to test an innovative technology

A wireless power transmission system will be used to collect sensing data in real time without imposing any traffic restriction
6.Ottobre.2020

Let data be at the center of Smart Cities

Data has become the most prized asset for Cities, driving infrastructure like telecoms, power, water, transportation and digital public services
1.Ottobre.2020

Mobilize private investments for climate-smart Cities

Cities are learning how to attract private capital to finance climate-smart infrastructures
25.Settembre.2020

Governments to accelerate responsible AI

To fully leverage the AI promise, issues such as accuracy, human control, transparency, bias and privacy have to be addressed
16.Settembre.2020

Open Cities: why interoperability and 6LoWPAN matter

Download our new white paper to learn more about interoperable technologies and open data models for cities
2.Settembre.2020

Looking at urban density from a different perspective

Most of us look at highly populated Cities in worry, but a smart urban planning and management can turn density…
26.Agosto.2020

AI predictive capabilities move forward

Data analysis is evolving from forecasting to truly accurate, predictive models
4.Agosto.2020

Autonomous vehicles in future Cities

MinebeaMitsumi Group is developing a multitude of solutions for autonomous driving
23.Luglio.2020

Digitalization and energy efficiency

Smart technologies both increase end-use efficiency and the efficiency of the entire energy system
16.Luglio.2020

Smart water monitoring to safeguard public health and lake attractiveness

IoT sensor networks enable real-time water monitoring in lakefront areas
8.Luglio.2020

5G wireless densification in Smart Cities

Smart streetlight poles can be leveraged as the backbone of 5G networks
1.Luglio.2020

Digital divide still worrisome in Smart Cities

It’s hard to imagine any smart city without smart citizens
18.Giugno.2020

Advantages from Day 1 with Smart Lighting

The smarter management of streetlights continues to represent an excellent opportunity for local governments
9.Giugno.2020

The challenge of waste management

Covid-19 has put the resilience of our Cities to the test, including essential services such as waste management
28.Maggio.2020

Smart, pandemic-resilient Cities

Covid-19 has forced local governments to quickly shift the way they use data and technology
20.Maggio.2020

Standards matter, even in Covid-19 contact tracing

Openness and interoperability are key success factors for pandemic digital tracking and contact tracing
5.Maggio.2020

Smart IoT agriculture makes inroads

The IoT is being implemented far beyond Cities, with an increasing number of innovative agricultural applications in developing countries
16.Aprile.2020

Urban mobility urges data sharing and more collaboration

In the post-pandemic world, Cities will be called to a smarter use of data to efficiently conduct urban mobility planning…
7.Aprile.2020

MinebeaMitsumi donates 17,000 protective masks across Europe to fight Covid-19

17 European companies within MinebeaMitsumi Group give N95 protective masks to hospitals and care facilities
31.Marzo.2020

When smart technologies combat Covid-19 and contribute to urban resilience

Cities are particularly vulnerable in this pandemic. Smart technologies are being used to support the Covid-19 response and enhance urban…
24.Marzo.2020

Time for a planetary, circular health

The Covid-19 pandemic forces us to think over more sustainable approaches to urban development
4.Marzo.2020

More open = less secure?

Open infrastructures can be as secure as traditional, legacy technologies
11.Febbraio.2020

Data is the new fuel for mobility

A City can't be truly smart if it doesn't provide efficient, safe, and environmentally friendly mobility systems
4.Febbraio.2020

Air quality and environmental sensing to improve quality of life in Smart Cities

As natural and human factors worsen City pollution, real-time, localised and accurate environmental information is needed
28.Gennaio.2020

Emotional AI is coming to town

This emerging technology might be used in Smart Cities to prevent crime and improve security
15.Gennaio.2020

Looking at Smart Cities from an Augmented Reality perspective

Our refreshed AR Smart City mobile app is now available for iOS and Android devices
29.Novembre.2019

Save energy with a limited individual effort

The enCOMPASS project comes to a successful ending
24.Settembre.2019

Openness and interoperability: download our report

Learn how openness represents the next key phase for Smart Cities, and how to achieve it
7.Agosto.2019

The open road towards full interoperability

Why openness and interoperability are such important to Smart Cities? Join us on September 25th to learn more, webinar registration…
30.Gennaio.2019

Smarter data and service management for truly Open Cities

New Neptune generation of our PE Smart Urban Network enables Open Cities by providing greater flexibility and interoperability
23.Gennaio.2019

Interoperability: from Smart to Open Cities

Interoperability is the best option to improve City services and achieve concrete, measurable results, while investing for a open, sustainable…
24.Ottobre.2018

Committed to open communication networks: we’re joining the uCIFI Alliance

We will contribute to the development of truly open, multi-supplier, interoperable, multi-transport wireless communication solutions for Smart Cities and utilities
12.Luglio.2018

Smart City: an interoperable wireless mesh network or vertical silo apps ?

Supporting several Smart City applications on a single wireless infrastructure is not that simple. But our PE Smart Urban Network…
18.Aprile.2018

Immerse into the IoT Smart City with our AR mobile app

Are you ready to experience a unique Augmented Reality immersion into IoT applications for Smart Cities? Download our mobile app…
12.Aprile.2018

Smart Streetlight project: IoT network building at City scale

San Leandro is among the very first cities in the United States to deploy a citywide IoT network, which is…
18.Luglio.2024

City traffic back to pre-Covid levels

Cities experience new mobility patterns
4.Luglio.2024

The Summer challenge of hotel waste management

A tourist may generate up to twice as much waste as a local resident
20.Giugno.2024

European mayors call for support to tackle environmental and social issues

Climate change is the biggest concern for city leaders
5.Giugno.2024

How Swiss cities are accelerating on energy efficiency and climate resilience

Bellinzona, Chiasso, and Massagno chose our smart technologies to achieve their green targets
22.Maggio.2024

4+1 benefits of Smart Truck Parking

Smart Truck Parking solutions enhance efficiency, safety, and sustainability for both truck drivers and fleet operators
7.Maggio.2024

How smart buildings contribute to power outages prevention

They can become valuable components of sustainable and resilient energy ecosystems
25.Aprile.2024

When smart cities are people-centred

Cities are nowadays asked to leverage data, technology, and services for common good and inclusivity
9.Aprile.2024

Smart Cities in cybercriminals’ sight

Cities need to improve their defense and preparedness to cyberattacks
26.Marzo.2024

Not more, but more intelligent lighting

Every night, when the sun goes down, about 304 million streetlamps are lighted globally
12.Marzo.2024

A wasteful world

Smart Waste technologies help reducing the environmental and financial costs of short-sighted trash management