Press Releases

Racine named Wisconsin’s first smart city, mayor to use tech to address community inequalities

In a ceremony at the Smart Cities Week conference in San Diego, California, the City of Racine was announced as one of the five winners of the 3rd annual Smart Cities Readiness Challenge. (more…)

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April 17, 2019

Posted by: Anasia D'mello

Itron and Vinci Energies to build Standalone smart lighting project

Itron, Inc., Vinci EnergiesElectrix and Transport Canberra and City Services (TCCS) are working together to create an Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) network to support smart lighting and smart city and energy solutions in Canberra, Australia’s capital city. (more…)

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April 16, 2019

Posted by: Anasia D'mello

FPT, Yamaha Motor, and Ecopark join forces to develop self-driving vehicles

Vietnam’s information technology company FPT, Japanese motorcycle maker Yamaha Motor (Yamaha) and urban developer Ecopark have entered into a memorandum of understanding to develop self-driving electric vehicles through FPT’s autonomous technologies. (more…)

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April 12, 2019

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Secure, cloud-based virtual network solution launched by Syniverse and Affirmed Networks to power Enterprise IoT

Syniverse and Affirmed Networks, have launched a secure, cloud-based virtual network solution to enable enterprises to quickly deploy new Internet of Things (IoT) services. (more…)

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April 10, 2019

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Presidents of Bolivia and Nigeria tour Future Cities Show in Dubai

Dr. Adeeb Al-Afifi, director of the National Program for SMEs and Projects, Ministry of Economy opened AIM Startup. The Future Cities Show also witnessed the presence of H.E. Abdulla Alsaleh, undersecretary of Ministry of Economy along with Mr. Evo Morales, (more…)

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April 9, 2019

Posted by: Anasia D'mello

Paid pilot projects available to Smart City entrepreneurs

Leading Cities is now accepting applications for its second edition of the AcceliCITY smart city startup accelerator. Last year’s inaugural edition of the contest worked with 27 semi-finalists selected from more than 550 applications from over 40 countries. (more…)

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April 8, 2019

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AI-embedded IoT analytics for edge and cloud to be offered by Siemens and SAS partnership

Siemens Digital Industries Software and SAS are partnering to help companies create new Internet of Things (IoT) edge and cloud-enabled solutions. This is reportedly being achieved by applying SAS and open source streaming analytics through Siemens’ MindSphere.  (more…)

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April 5, 2019

Posted by: Anasia D'mello

Smart cities predicted to deliver more than US$20trn in additional economic benefits by 2026, says report

The findings of a report titled ‘Role of Smart Cities for Economic Development’ estimate that the smart city concept has the potential to boost the economic development of global cities by more than 5% and deliver at least US$20 trillion (€17.8 trillion) globally in additional economic benefits by 2026. (more…)

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April 4, 2019

Posted by: Anasia D'mello

Delta demos IoT-based smart green solutions to enable sustainable cities at Hannover Messe 2019

Delta, a global provider of power and thermal management solutions, has unveiled its portfolio of energy-efficient solutions under the newly launched brand campaign of “IoT-based Smart Green Solutions to Nurture Energy Efficiency in Cities” at Hannover Messe 2019. (more…)

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April 3, 2019

Posted by: Anasia D'mello

City of Palmerston selects Telensa to deliver smart street lighting for 5,000 LEDs

Telensa, a specialist in connected street lighting and smart city data applications, has been selected by the City of Palmerston, Australia, to deploy the PLANet intelligent street lighting system as part of an LED streetlight upgrade project. (more…)

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March 28, 2019

Posted by: Anasia D'mello