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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,…

Hexagon and Huawei Partner to Deliver Smart City Solutions

November 17, 2015 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Smart Cities

Hexagon AB, a leading global provider of information technologies that drive productivity and quality across geospatial and industrial enterprise applications,…

Internet-of-Things Pioneer Worldsensing Closes Series B Funding Round to Accelerate Growth

November 10, 2015 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Sensors

BARCELONA & LONDON, Nov. 10, 2015—WORLDSENSING announced today a Series B equity investment by a syndicate of blue-chip investors to accelerate…

New “Smart Cities” Initiative Aims to Help Communities Tackle Local Challenges

September 16, 2015 - in Corporate, Sensors, Smart Cities

Today, the Administration is announcing a new “Smart Cities” Initiative that will invest over $160 million in federal research and leverage more than 25 new technology collaborations to help local communities tackle key challenges such as reducing traffic…

Smart Cities: How Cities are Investing to Enhance Livability

August 6, 2015 - in Corporate, Modeling, Smart Cities

Even with growing revenues, U.S. city governments are challenged to provide responsive, effective services to their constituents and city visitors. Investing in traditional solutions can simply be too expensive. Progressive cities are turning to “smart”…

CloudCities Released – A 3D YouTube For Your Smart City

July 17, 2015 - in Modeling, Products, Smart Cities

Today SmarterBetterCities has announced the public release of CloudCities (https://cloudciti.es). “CloudCities puts your city at your fingertips, making complex decisions easier, smarter and a lot more magical. It’s an ever­growing family of innovative…

Copernicus Masters: Smart Cities and Intelligent Transport Challenge

Oberpfaffenhofen, July 6, 2015—The tremendous amounts of data produced by the European Earth observation programme Copernicus and its Sentinel satellites open the door to countless products and applications in a wide array of business sectors. The annual…

Amazon Web Services Opens Second Global “City on a Cloud Innovation Challenge”

June 29, 2015 - in Corporate, Planning, Smart Cities

SEATTLE, Jun 25, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company AMZN, -0.71% today announced the call for entries for the second City on a Cloud Innovation Challenge, a global program to recognize local and regional governments…

New Sensor Platform Aids Data Collection

March 9, 2015 - in Products, Sensors

March 6, 2015—As urban populations increase, so too does the complexity involved in maintaining basic services like clean water and emergency services. But one of the biggest barriers to making cities “smarter”—for example, comprehensively monitoring…

1Spatial Launches The Little Book Of Smart Cities at Smart City Expo World Congress, Barcelona

November 18, 2014 - in Corporate, Smart Cities

Cambridge, Nov. 18, 2014—1Spatial plc, global specialists in Spatial Big Data management, has launched The Little Book of Smart Cities, designed to provide an insight into smart cities and how authoritative geospatial data is the ultimate foundation for…