19 listings. Sensors in public places will revolutionize traffic flow, waste collection, public safety, energy use and more. Utopian dreams or dystopian nightmare?
London, UK. Provides a centralized source of intelligence about the infrastructure unpinning smart communities, in addition to hosting seminars, conferences and exhibitions.
New York Smart + Equitable City Guidelines
New York, NY. Guidelines for the responsible deployment of connected devices and IoT technologies in a coordinated and consistent manner, encompassing Privacy + Transparency, Data Management, Infrastructure, Operations + Sustainability, and security. The guidelines have been adopted by other cities.
Sunnyvale, CA. A leader in Light Sensory Network (LSN) technology, Sensity embeds sensing and networking technology within both retrofit and new LED luminaires under the NetSense brand. Acquired by Verizon in September, 2016.
World SmartCity Forum
A community and forum organized by the IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission) in partnership with ISO and ITU, working towards significant efficiency improvements by physically and virtually connecting city systems.
Besancon, Fra. A global smart city solution provider focusing on the parking and transit industries. Solutions include multi-space parking meters, mobile phone payment, ticket vending machines, fare collection devices and fare validation.
Paris, Fra. Employs contactless technologies (Beacons, BLE, NFC, QR code, WiFi) to transform urban, passive physical assets (street furniture, bus stops, public lighting, etc.) into smart, connected objects.
Intelligent Community Forum
New York, NY. A global network of cities and regions, centered by a think tank with a mission to help communities use ICT to create inclusive prosperity, to tackle social and governance challenges and to enrich quality of life. Offers annual Intelligent Community Awards.
ClouT, which stands for Cloud of Things, is a joint European-Japanese ICT project that offers a virtualization framework to provide an uniform way of representing smart city data sources such as IoT devices.
Montreal, QC. A sensing-based platform that assesses the integrity and natural hazard vulnerability of infrastructures based on data from sensors deployed on structure surfaces, rather than rely on visual inspection.
Toronto, ON. Connected rainbarrels ("smart cisterns") provide lot-level runoff control, creating a smart grid for stormwater. At the property level, stored water is accessable for non-potable use.
Charlotte, NC. Founded in 2004, Intelligent Buildings provides planning and implementation management of next generation strategy for new buildings, existing portfolio optimization and smart community projects.
Argonne, IL. A project at Argonne National Laboratory for a wireless sensor system aimed at enabling a new breed of smart city research and sensor-driven environmental science. Designs from Waggle are used by the Array of Things project.
Array of Things (AoT)
Chicago, IL. A network of interactive, modular sensor boxes ("nodes") that collect real-time, open data on a city's environment, infrastructure, and activity for research, policy, and public use.
Barcelona, Esp. Offers an open source, geolocation-based technology for citizens' political participation in smarter cities. A global map shows the locations of the various sensors.
Dublin, IRL. Provides intelligent monitoring for waste and recycling management companies as a SaaS solution. The plug & play SmartBin UBi device wirelessly reports fill-level, temperature & geopositioning of waste containers.
Redmond, WA. A Microsoft initiative giving citizens and government employees access to better, smarter and healthier cities via services such as Azure for IaaS and PaaS.
MIT SENSEable City Laboratory
Cambridge, MA. A research initiative at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology that studies the way sensors and hand-held electronics are altering the urban landscape.
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