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Cities: The Frontline Of Tackling The Global Diabetes Epidemic

Cities: The Frontline Of Tackling The Global Diabetes Epidemic

🕔11:06, 22.Dec 2017

Urbanisation is not just changing where we live; it is having a profound influence on how well we live. Cities concentrate people, opportunities, and services, including health. When cities are well planned and managed, people’s health can surpass that seen

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SWARCO acquires McCain, Inc

SWARCO acquires McCain, Inc

🕔11:23, 26.Aug 2016

The Austrian traffic technology group SWARCO has entered a definitive agreement to acquire McCain Inc. based in Vista, CA, USA. SWARCO AG COO-ITS Michael Schuch, SWARCO AMERICA Vice President Carl McCollum, and McCain CEO Jeffrey L. McCain signed the deal,

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Bike-share trips become mesmerizing droplets of light in these animated maps

Bike-share trips become mesmerizing droplets of light in these animated maps

🕔11:28, 16.Aug 2016

Bike-share systems, which make fleets of bicycles available for common use in a city (usually for a small fee), are catching on. As this detailed bike-share map shows, there are now close to 900 in operation in cities across the

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Portland shows off transportation technology in bid for $50 million grant

Portland shows off transportation technology in bid for $50 million grant

🕔14:30, 18.May 2016

Portland transportation officials are imagining a future where vehicles talk to municipal infrastructure, which in turn talks back. That might seem a distant future. But as the city tries to bolster its chances in a $50 million “Smart City” competition, it sought

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New Bosch pedestrian protection system helps drivers brake and take evasive action

New Bosch pedestrian protection system helps drivers brake and take evasive action

🕔15:48, 13.Oct 2015

Pedestrians are the most vulnerable road users. In 2014, 523 pedestrians died on German roads alone, accounting for 15.5 percent of all road deaths in Germany. Bosch is developing increasingly comprehensive driver assistance systems that protect pedestrians more effectively and help make

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One step closer to automated driving in the city

One step closer to automated driving in the city

🕔09:40, 9.Oct 2015

Traffic in cities is often congested and unpredictable. Cars share the streets with bicycles, motorcycles, trucks, and buses. It is not unusual to see cars double parked and pedestrians stepping out into the road without warning. The prospect of vehicles

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