Monthly Archives: April 2020

ST Engineering Telematics Wireless’ Smart City Solution Wins Smart 50 Award

Cleveland’s smart street lighting joins previous winning projects at Montreal, Eilat and Sterling Ranch AUSTIN, Texas, April 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ST Engineering Telematics Wireless today announced that its smart city project for Cleveland, Ohio in the U.S., has been recognized as a winning solution for its customer in the Smart 50 Awards 2020, under the Digital Transformation category. This marks… Read More »

Smart Power – Premium Grid-Optional Energy Solution

Peerless-AV® Joins Forces with Blue Planet Energy to Create a Premium Grid-Optional Energy Solution Ed Note: Peerless-AV announced today they have partnered with Blue Planet Energy to create a Premium Grid Optional Energy Solution. Introducing The Blue Ion LXHV, a patent-pending, premium grid-optional energy solution brings a wide range of sustainable energy options to power critical infrastructure and businesses. Companies… Read More »

Smart City Las Vegas by 2025

full article at Energy Digital Apr2020 The world-famous City of Las Vegas is investing in infrastructure to become a fully-fledged smart city by 2025.  Wanting to provide its 650,000 citizens and more than 42mn annual visitors with a truly modern living experience, Las Vegas will be augmented with intelligent transportation systems and smart energy technologies. Hoping to achieve seamless interactivity… Read More »

$2M needed to realize Schenectady Smart City aspirations

From TimesUnion Apr2020 SCHENECTADY – Mayor Gary McCarthy is worried that $2 million in funding being temporarily held up by fellow Democrats over concerns about the coronavirus could jeopardize his push to put the city on the cutting edge of technology. He acknowledged that so far most of the millions in outlay toward furthering his efforts to make… Read More »

COVID-19 Adverse Affect on City Budgets

article from SmartCityDive Apr2020 Only 36 of more than 19,000 U.S. cities are eligible for relief funding from the CARES Act. The National League of Cities and U.S. Conference of Mayors are demanding $250 billion for those left out. Pandemic costs are ‘blowing massive holes’ in cities’ budgets Dive Brief: The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) and the National… Read More »

Send me your smart city photos

Smart City Images Photos We are still in the building phase of the website. I need photos of smart cities that I can use on the site and in the Pinterest page.  We have lots of images we will add but we want to personally request any images you are willing to contribute.  We will add acknowledgement for… Read More »

Talking Digital Future – Smart Cities

From the CoinTelegraph Apr 2020 By Jonathan Reichental Excerpt: My journey into smart cities and their future development was a really big surprise, as the way I arrived there was not something that I had planned. I was working as the chief information officer for a company in Northern California called O’Reilly Media when I got a call from a headhunter who… Read More »

Challenges of moving smart city event online

From SmartCitiesDive Apr 2020 Excerpt: The new coronavirus (COVID-19) has brought many networking opportunities to a screeching halt as event planners are forced to readjust or cancel highly anticipated smart city conferences. The National Shared Mobility Summit, which was scheduled to occur last month in Chicago at the McCormick Place​ convention center, is one of these affected events.… Read More »

Smart Cities funding in jeopardy – Coronavirus

City Council weighs putting brakes on $2 million expenditure From Daily Gazette April 2020 Exccerpt:  SCHENECTADY — Progress on the city’s Smart Cities initiative may come to a standstill as the City Council weighs halting funding until the financial impacts of COVID-19 emerge into better focus. “We really need to know what the impact is on our city… Read More »