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OGC Announces Location Powers: Smart Cities Summit, December 2nd, Tokyo, Japan

November 10, 2014 - in Announcement, Corporate, Sensors

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) invites you to attend the inaugural Location Powers Summit (www.locationpowers.net) on 2nd December 2014 in Tokyo, Japan. The focus for this first event will be understanding the location and place needs for a Smart City.…

Preparing Today’s Students to Create a Smarter Tomorrow

There is a great deal of buzz in recent years about the concept of “Smarter Cities.” Despite increasing numbers moving to urban areas, there is significant…

Smart Cities are Driving Change Across the Energy Sector, According to Navigant Research

October 17, 2014 - in Analysis, Corporate, Energy, Smart Cities

BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 17, 2014 — A new white paper from Navigant Research examines the critical issues facing cities and utilities as they develop energy…

Agency9 Outperforms GIS/CAD Giants in Streaming 3D with WebGL

October 7, 2014 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Modeling

BERLIN, Oct. 7, 2014—Agency9, the leading provider of online 3D visualisation, today releases WebGL publishing support for its web based planning tool CityPlanner. Smart Cities can now easier reach the citizens and stakeholders on the web with interactive…

Smart Cities Worldwide Market Forecasts and Analysis

September 11, 2014 - in Corporate, Smart Cities

Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Smart Cities Market (Smart Home, Building Automation, Energy Management, Industrial Automation, Smart Healthcare, Smart Education, Smart Water, Smart Transportation, Smart Security), Services) - Worldwide…

OGC Announces new Urban Planning Domain Working Group

August 21, 2014 - in Corporate, Planning

An OGC Urban Planning Domain Working Group (SWG) has been chartered to define the role for OGC standards and related activities within the Urban Planning discipline and to provide an open forum for the discussion and presentation of interoperability requirements,…

NIST ‘Global City Teams Challenge’ to Create Smart Cities

August 10, 2014 - in Corporate, Planning, Smart Cities

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and several partners today are kicking off the year-long Global City Teams Challenge to help communities around the world work together to address issues ranging from…

Smart Cities Report Details Projects and Vision

July 3, 2014 - in Corporate, Smart Cities

City leaders all over the world have embraced the smart city concept with enthusiasm. They are heralding innovative projects and laying out a vision for how cities can use technology to meet sustainability goals, boost local economies, and improve services.…

Smart Street Lighting for Smart Cities

Many cities have begun replacing their high-pressure sodium street lights with LEDs.  While the motivation for these replacements typically focuses on cost and energy savings from improved efficiency and longer lamp lifetimes, a growing number of cities are…

GOWEX and Cisco Announce Global Strategic Relationship to Boost Smart Wi-Fi Connectivity Solutions for Cities

June 23, 2014 - in Corporate, Sensors, Smart Cities

GOWEX, a leader in creating Wireless Smart Cities, and Cisco announced today that the two companies will promote a comprehensive smart Wi-Fi connectivity solution for cities and their citizens.  GOWEX will become a Cisco Smart+Connected Communities (S+CC)…