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Smart Cities: Bringing Tech Benefits Directly to You

March 25, 2016 - in Corporate, Planning, Smart Cities

More than 300 leaders from government, industry, and academia attended an event called the Global City Team Challenge (GCTC) Tech Jam. The GCTC program, launched in 2014 by NIST with a number of partners from the federal government and industry, is one way…

Jeju Advances Sustainable and Carbon-neutral Development

March 21, 2016 - in Land Development, Projects, Smart Cities

Geneva, Switzerland/Jeju, Republic of Korea, March 21, 2016—The IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission), the Jeju Special Self-Governing Province…

RADISE International Welcomes Fla. Gov. Rick Scott to SMART STRUCTURES Manufacturing Facility

RADISE International recently hosted Gov. Rick Scott and Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera at the grand opening of its SMART STRUCTURES manufacturing facility…

Seven Finalist Cities for Smart City Challenge

AUSTIN, TX – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, joined by Barbara Bennett, President and COO of Paul G. Allen’s Vulcan Inc. and Rick Clemmer CEO of NXP Semiconductors, today announced seven finalists for the U.S. Department of Transportation’s…

Arup Awarded Hong Kong Smart City Project

March 10, 2016 - in Projects, Smart Cities

Arup has been appointed for the feasibility study on developing Hong Kong’s first smart city district. This is a flagship project and the first-of-its-kind in Hong Kong, following the Government’s visionary strategy to develop Hong Kong into a leading…

Private Sector Key to Smart City Success

February 12, 2016 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Smart Cities

If Smart Cities are to work for their citizens and communities, the private sector needs to make more of its data freely available, concludes a report by BSI (British Standards Institution) and Ordnance Survey (OS). The City Data Report, which was constructed…

Overwhelming Response by Cities across the Country to U.S. Department of Transportation Smart City Challenge

February 8, 2016 - in Financial, Planning, Smart Cities

WASHINGTON – Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced today that seventy-seven cities have submitted applications for the first-of-its-kind U.S. Department of Transportation Smart City Challenge.  Medium-sized cities from across the country from…

OGC Calls for Proposals for a Future City Pilot Phase 1 Project

February 5, 2016 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Smart Cities

Feb. 5, 2016—The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), the initiative sponsors: Ordnance Survey Great Britain, Institut National de l'Information Géographique et Forestière (IGN) France, city of Sant Cugat del Vallès (Barcelona), Spain and virtualcitySYSTEMS…

TiE Smart Cities Virtual Hackathon Focuses on Waste, Water and Parking

January 14, 2016 - in Corporate, Sensors, Smart Cities, Water

TiE Silicon Valley’s Smart Cities Virtual Hackathon is now underway through January 31. Hackathon participants will be writing software apps that solve some of the biggest problems facing urbanization today, including smart parking, waste disposal management,…

U.S. Department of Transportation Launches Smart City Challenge to Create a City of the Future

December 8, 2015 - in Corporate, Planning, Smart Cities

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced a Smart City Challenge to create a fully integrated, first-of-its-kind city that uses data, technology and creativity to shape how people and goods move in the future.  The winning…