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Philadelphia pilots connected lighting to modernise city services

Philadelphia pilots connected lighting to modernise city services

The city is deploying a suite of applications including smart lighting, air quality monitors and people traffic counters utilising Cimcon’s NearSky platform.

Boston ranked top city for innovation

Boston ranked top city for innovation

Hickey & Associates assessed thousands of datapoints across more than 300 markets to pinpoint the next hotbeds of innovation and transformation around the globe.

How cities can overcome "aimless innovation"

How cities can overcome "aimless innovation"

Based on insights from 50 city leaders in the US, a new handbook aims to offer guidance on how technology and innovation can be deployed to benefit entire communities.

Philadelphia releases smart city roadmap

Philadelphia releases smart city roadmap

The city’s office of innovation and technology is leading the project and is supported by other departments as well as community-based organisations

Kiosks deliver free super fast wi-fi to Philadelphia

Kiosks deliver free super fast wi-fi to Philadelphia

As well as secure connectivity, LinkPHL offer citizens free mobile device charging, phone calls, access to emergency services and maps and directions

Former US mayors provide municipal expertise to smart city specialist

Former US mayors provide municipal expertise to smart city specialist

Stephen Goldsmith and Michael Nutter join the board of directors and advisory board of smart solutions provider Rubicon Global, whose goal is to end waste