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Yet another smart city project launched by Google-backed Sidewalk Labs scrapped

From BusinessInsider Feb 2021 — Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs abandons another US smart city project after fights about transparency Sidewalk Labs, a sister company of Google, has ditched another smart city plan after reported disputes over data sharing with officials. In 2019, Sidewalk Labs partnered with officials in Portland, Oregon, on a plan to track how people move around the… Read More »

Smart City RFP New Jersey

County in New Jersey, population 700,000 soliciting 50 public information terminals. Notable information: Due date 12/29/2020 Three year contract with option for additional two years Promoting the county as a tourist destination providing information Virtual visitor cent Outdoor Vandal resistant Clearly branded Comply with ADA Touchless interface for COVID consideration Mobile tandem application 360 Camera Surveillance and provide… Read More »

Smart City RFP – United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Cambodia

International Consultant on Smart City Overview : The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Cambodia is looking for an Individual Contractor to perform the above mentioned assignment. Interested offeror is strongly advised to read the INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANT (IC) PROCUREMENT NOTICE for more detail about term of references, instructions to offeror, and documents to be included when submitting offeror.… Read More »

DART Gets Touchless Kiosks for Wayfinding

From SmartCitiesWorld Aug2020 — Interactive smart digital kiosks at Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) bus and light rail stations have been upgraded to be touchless Interactive Citypost smart digital kiosks at Dallas Area Rapid Transit bus and light rail stations have been upgraded to be contactless to help address Covid-19 concerns. The system upgrade of the Citypost kiosks… Read More »

Houston Building Smart City

From Forbes Aug2020 Houston Is Using The Pandemic As An Opportunity To Build A Resilient Smart City Jun WuContributor Excerpts:  Houston, Texas, with 2.3 million residents, is one of the most diverse cities in America. In the last few decades, Hispanic and Asian immigrants thrived in this metropolis while African Americans established tight-knit communities. Perhaps due to its… Read More »

Elkgrove Smart City RFP Project Due September 11

Introduction The City of Elk Grove (City) is accepting proposals from qualified Consultants (Consultant(s)) for professional services for the Smart City Plan in accordance with the included specifications, terms, and conditions shown in this Request for Proposals (RFP). Prospective respondents are advised to read this information over carefully prior to submitting a proposal. One signed original, one (1)… Read More »

CSG Teams With Colorado Smart Cities Alliance to Advance Technology Innovation

From BusinessWire Aug2020 August 11, 2020 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CSG® (NASDAQ: CSGS) today announced it has joined the Colorado Smart Cities Alliance. In doing so, the company brings its leadership, experience and innovation across customer engagement and digital monetization technologies to support the Alliance and its member companies. “Colorado is at the forefront of… Read More »

2020 IoT Evolution Smart City Innovation Awards Announced

 Smart City Innovation Awards From IOTEvolution July 2020 — Shelton, CT, DATE — IoT Evolution World announced today the recipients of their 2020 Smart City Innovation Awards. The awards, previously known as the Connected Home and Building Awards, honor organizations delivering software or hardware solutions which enable the advancement of the smart home and building industry. “The IoT is becoming an… Read More »

Smart City RFP Update – Ankara Turkey Smart Cities

Turkey: Gaziantep Smart City Roadmap Released: 7/1/2020 Description The U.S. Trade and Development Agency is funding technical assistance to support the development of a Gaziantep Smart City Roadmap in Turkey (USTDA Activity No. 2020-21006A). Interested U.S. firms may access the Request for Proposal by visiting USTDA s website at: . 1000 WILSON BLVD., SUITE 1600 ARLINGTON, VA 22209 USA Arlington, Virginia – The U.S. Trade and… Read More »