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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 in West Palm Beach, FL, which is anticipated to create over 60 new jobs in the next few years.  Governor…

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…

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…

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…

Location Intelligence Platform Continues Revolutionizing the Future of Smart Cities

November 25, 2015 - in Corporate, Planning, Smart Cities

NEW YORK—CartoDB, the leading company for location data analysis and visualization, revealed the first stages of one of the most comprehensive location intelligence projects in development with Mexico City at the Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC) in…

Arup and Argos Analytics Project Future Weather Conditions for 255 Global Cities

November 24, 2015 - in Analysis, Corporate, Planning, Smart Cities

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 23, 2015—Arup, a multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm with a reputation for delivering innovative and sustainable designs, and Argos Analytics, LLC, a provider of cost effective climate data services, today released an enhanced…