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Smart Water Network Improves Panama City, Florida's Efficiency

August 30, 2012 - in Corporate, Water

Panama City, Florida's 36,000 residents will benefit from smart water network technologies now being installed throughout the city. A long-time Sensus customer, Panama City is upgrading its water distribution system to incorporate the AquaSense, which includes…

Exploring Ways of Funding the Smarter City

August 29, 2012 - in Smart Cities

The ultimate stakeholder in Smarter City initiatives is often a local authority – they alone have the responsibility to ensure the functioning and success…

Reinventing Our Homes Will Reinvent Our Cities

August 24, 2012 - in Smart Cities

Moving residences is an inevitable part of modern life, but one that remains mired in hopelessly outdated legacy systems. Having just survived the partial…

City of Oakland Selects Accela Cloud Platform to Boost Efficiency, Transparency, Ease of Access

July 22, 2012 - in Corporate, Smart Cities

Accela, Inc. announced that the City of Oakland, Calif., has awarded the Bay Area-based company a more than $3.5 million contract to deploy Accela Automation enterprise software in the City's Department of Planning, Building & Neighborhood Preservation…

Map-based Data Translates Into Savings for Local Government

July 4, 2012 - in Smart Cities

Local public services face an unprecedented challenge to do more for less. Most of the services are about localities, about meeting the needs of people where they live, work or invest. Geographic information underpins many of these services as it pinpoints…

Lucid Honored at Rio+20 Conference for Building Energy Efficiency Solutions

June 21, 2012 - in Corporate, Energy, Facility Management

Last night, sustainability legend Gro Harlem Brundtland, media guru and philanthropist Ted Turner, and 150 VIP guests celebrated the first concrete outcome at Rio+20: the launch of Sustainia100. Lucid, innovator and pioneer provider of real-time feedback technology…

Rising Demand for Water to be a Key Driver for Smart Water Meter Adoption, Says Pike Research

May 24, 2012 - in Projects, Water

Worldwide demand for water is rising at a rapid pace and, in the next 20 years, demand for water is expected to be 40% higher than current levels, with the growth in demand surpassing 50% in the world's most rapidly developing economies, according to the 2030…