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5G-powered self-driving, electric minibus premiere at Royal Djurgården

5G-powered self-driving, electric minibus premiere at Royal Djurgården

Next stop, Royal Djurgården. The future of public transport has arrived at Stockholm’s green oasis. Today, a new bus route has been inaugurated where a self-driving, electric minibus connected to 5G will traffic visitors during September. HRH Prince Daniel was among the dignitaries to attend the official inauguration ceremony outside Tekniska museet.

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How safe are drones? Urban ICT Arena is participating in EU study

How safe are drones? Urban ICT Arena is participating in EU study

Drones could be used for everything from delivering goods to inspecting bridges or mapping traffic patterns. However, drones could be a potential safety risk – what happens if they stop function while airborne? Urban ICT Arena is one of the participating partners in an EU study on how to address security-related threats that comes with drones in an urban setting.

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They use AI to manage crowds during the pandemic

They use AI to manage crowds during the pandemic

One of the biggest concerns during the current pandemic has been overcrowding – in public transport, in malls or at the beach. Bumbee Labs, one of Urban ICT Arena’s partners, provides analytics and predictions on crowd data by capturing anonymous Wi-Fi signals in smart mobile phones.

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Urban ICT Arena joins Nordic Drone Initiative

Urban ICT Arena joins Nordic Drone Initiative

Together with other innovation clusters in the Nordics, Urban ICT Arena is founding the Nordic Drone Initiative. This project will strengthen the ties between the different clusters and help companies working with drones to learn from neighbors and form new alliances.

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Urban ICT Arena supports Rinkeby-Kista to work with startups

Urban ICT Arena supports Rinkeby-Kista to work with startups

Through their collaboration with Urban ICT Arena the city district administration in Rinkeby-Kista has recently joined the programme Ignite Public. The goal is to find new solutions and perspectives to the administration’s challenges and needs by working with startups.

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