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LATEST NEWS

SMART CITIES - WORKING TOGETHER TO CREATE ADVANCED URBAN SERVICES

Digital Birmingham, Future Cities Catapult, and GBSLEP invite you to Innovation Birmingham's iCentrum on 31st October 2017 to discuss Smart City progress in the West Midlands and funding opportunities available to the region.

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CITY4AGE PRESENTS PAPER ON HOW IOT CAN HELP SUPPORT OLDER PEOPLE AT SOFTCOM2017

Nicola Bryant, Business Development Manager for @digibrum together with our project partner Phil Crooks of Etive Technologies attended the SoftCOM 2017 conference in Croatia last month where they presented a paper on using smart city services using IoT to support the aging population as part of the City4Age pilot studies.

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​National campaign sees Birmingham 'Try 1 Thing' online!

We're supporting the National Get Online Week 2017 campaign which runs from October 2 - October 8, and this year, it’s asking you to Try 1 Thing - use the internet to do just one thing you’d normally do in a shop or bank, in a doctor’s or chemist, or even over the phone - what will you do?

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SMART ROUTING'S COMMUTER APP NOW AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD

We are pleased to announce Smart Routing’s Commuter App has now been released and is freely available in the App Store for everyone to use so please share this news with your friends, family and anyone you think might benefit from it too!

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DIGITAL BIRMINGHAM LAUNCHES THE BIG DATA CORRIDOR

Digital Birmingham is excited to launch its grant funded Big Data Corridor (BDC) programme in conjunction with the European Development Fund and partner organisations Aston University, Birmingham City University, Enable iD, Innovation Birmingham, Telensa and Transport West Midlands.

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GOOGLE'S DIGITAL GARAGE RETURNS TO BIRMINGHAM

Digital Birmingham, Birmingham City Council and partners are proud of their continued relationship with Google and are excited to announce that the Digital Garage returns to the Birmingham City Centre on 14 July to support businesses and citizens alike with their digital needs and goals. Experts will be on hand to offer coaching in thirteen newly designed courses/workshops.

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CITIZENS CAN NOW BENEFIT FROM FREE PUBLIC WI-FI!

Free public access Wi-Fi has been successfully installed in over 200 public buildings across Birmingham - making it easier than ever for citizens to access online services in buildings delivering council services.

See this interactive map for a connected building near you.



Digital Birmingham have collaborated with the key organisations to produce an ambitious framework, and a clear set of actions, for the future of the city. This is an exemplary smart city plan.

Peter Madden, CEO of the Future Cities Catapult