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UTA Civil Engineer Creates Phone App to Gather Public Input on Flash Flooding

June 2, 2016 - in Corporate, Sensors, Stormwater

D.J. Seo wants you to be his eyes on the weather – and more specifically to be watching for flash floods. The University of Texas at Arlington associate professor of civil engineering has launched a new Android cell phone app called iSeeFlood to encourage…

Barcelona Realizes Innovative Governance with Cloud, Devices and Apps

October 19, 2014 - in Maintenance, Projects, Sensors, Smart Cities

The City of Barcelona has a global reputation for innovation. Many of the technological solutions that the city has adopted in recent years are at the…

City of Kingston Recognized for Leveraging GIS to Improve Access to Critical Community Information

October 15, 2014 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Modeling

OTTAWA, Oct. 15, 2014 – The Corporation of the City of Kingston (City of Kingston) was recognized today with an Award of Excellence from Esri Canada…

MarketsandMarkets Forecasts Smart Cities Market Will Exceed US$1 Trillion by 2016

January 7, 2014 - in Projects, Smart Cities

Smart Cities Market research report categorizes the global market on the basis of smart homes, smart buildings, smart energy, smart industry automation, smart transportation, smart security, smart citizen services geographies technologies and applications.…

Locals Use an Urban Planning Tool to Improve Walkability

October 20, 2013 - in Analysis, Planning, Projects

Key to the Street is a web-based tool that encourages more community engagement among citizens, as well as local governments. Establishing an infinite dialogue about the potential of their city, Key to the Street gives users to access the entire library of…

Intergraph Mobile Alert App Enables Citizen Crowdsourcing

August 29, 2013 - in Corporate, Projects

Intergraph has released Intergraph Mobile Alert, a new mobile application for crowdsourcing incident information. Intergraph Mobile Alert simplifies reporting for citizens. Cities benefit by enlisting the masses to help define and pinpoint issues, such as…

Digital Urban Planning Starts with Common Tools

April 9, 2013 - in Planning

In Louisville, Ky., Ted Smith, chief of economic growth and innovation, is working to help his fellow government agencies meet their goals by harnessing new approaches to open data in what he calls "digital urban planning." "Traditional city planning is just…

GGP Pinpoints Hydrants for Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue

December 10, 2012 - in Transportation

Software from GGP Systems is helping the UK's Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service improve the safety of both citizens and fire fighters while still achieving significant cost savings. Using up to date address data from the National Address Gazetteer, Ordnance…