Tag Archives: UK

BAI welcomes the launch of the London Office of Technology and Innovation

In June, the London Office of Technology and Innovation (LOTI) officially launched, kick-starting a new era of digital transformation. LOTI – a collaboration between London boroughs with the Mayor of London’s backing – will help to cement London’s position as a smart city by encouraging digital and data innovation across its public services. It recognises […]

Smart cities need smart transport, connectivity and technology: Report

Commuters around the world have spoken: the number-one requirement for a ‘smart city’ is good public transport, and the number-one expectation of public transport is continuous connectivity. These are just some of the findings from the Continuous connectivity research report. To produce this report, BAI Communications surveyed 2,538 rail users across five global cities (Hong […]

We are on the verge of a new mobility ecosystem powered by connectivity

Mobility as we know it is in the middle of a major period of change — one that will drastically transform cities and deliver benefits for business and society. In recent years, socio-economic forces ⎯ coupled with advancements in technology, social networking, location-based services, wireless services and cloud technologies ⎯ are contributing to the growth […]

Breaking the stigma: Changing gender perceptions through a modernised railway industry

In the 1851 UK census, there were just three women listed as ‘railway labourers’ working in the industry. Whilst trains overall have gotten faster since then, the number of women working on or with them has travelled at a more pedestrian pace. An extensive survey of the UK by industry group Women In Rail found […]

Better connectivity: a crucial ingredient to improving commuter wellbeing

Rail commuters spend an average of two hours and 11 minutes on the move each day. Travelling can be stressful; congestion, delays and cancellations all take their toll on our mental health and wellbeing. New research from London City Airport, Building Better, the role of transport infrastructure and services in improving mental health, considers how […]

Driving a digital agenda

London is the tech capital of Europe, and it offers a compelling mix of innovation, a thriving creative sector and a vibrant financial system. It is why when BAI Communications was looking to establish its European headquarters in 2016, London was our first choice. Our decision to set up BAI’s London office was vindicated when […]

London Tech Week: Realising the potential of technology

London Tech Week kicks off on June 10th, with the focus this year on how access to technology can have a positive impact on society and business. One of the areas which technology has the power to revolutionise is the delivery of public services, in everything from healthcare to transport. Connected transport systems can create […]

Connecting people – 40 years of the Hong Kong transit network

The Hong Kong MTR Corporation Ltd (MTR) is celebrating its 40th anniversary. First installed in 1979, the network was originally a simple 8km four-car configuration line running between Shek Kip Mei and Kwun Tong. Travellers in Hong Kong now make use of one of the finest transit systems in the world, and benefit from cellular […]

Technology driving connected transport network, foundation for smart cities

Smart cities using digital intelligence stand to improve quality of life, making happier and more productive citizens Connected transport networks create city-wide networks that enable greater efficiency, safer commuter experiences and broader smart city applications SYDNEY, Australia, 30th April 2019 – BAI Communications, a global leader in communications infrastructure, today published the results of its […]