Digital Districts Spotlight: Newport, KY
Digital Districts Efforts officially launch in New York City, supported by the Governor, Mayor
22% of students in Newport Public Schools lacked access to internet. These solutions will bring that number to zero.
Connecting rural, suburban, and urban cores
Jamaica’s business leaders excited to defeat the digital divide with broadband access, applaud Governor Cuomo for $100mm Downtown Revitalization Initiative sparking Digital Districts efforts.
IoT Innovation Village @ Midwest IoT Showcase to feature Smart City Technologies
Smart Regions go beyond city limits. Microsoft is aiming to connect 2 million people with its own investments, and eventually helping partners serve more than 20 million people with rural broadband connections
Smart City Strategies to Win the American Cities Initiative
The IoT Innovation Village will be an interactive area highlighting the people and products that are being developed and deployed leveraging advances in IoT capabilities to create smart cities, connected communities, and advanced facilities.
Smart Cities are not about technology
Michael Bloomberg believes that our country’s cities will be the drivers of progress and policy in the United States. That’s why he has committed has committed $200 million to the American Cities Initiative, which aims to develop programs that achieve three goals:
Digital Districts effort launching in Washington DC this Fall
Smart Cities are not about technology, but they do leverage the rapid progress of technologies today to improve residential, academic, and professional experiences. They are about increasing civic engagement to create more connected communities...
Regional Smart Cities Initiatives Focal Points
Washington, DC will be home to the third Digital Districts Campaign as a part of the Regional Smart Cities Initiative's mission to defeat the digital divide and lay down a foundational layer of connectivity upon which smart city solutions will scale.
The Pillars of Smart Cities
The focal points of Regional Smart Cities Initiatives revolve around using technology as a tool to create better residential, academic, and professional outcomes.
Smart city technologies and team drone races at the Midwest Regional IoT Showcase
The four pillars of smart planning are vital to the success of Smart Cities and the Regional Smart City Initiative. While each is important in its own way, the four are interdependent.
Recap: Smart Cincy Summit (Video)
Normal conferences are boring.We don't do boring. We do interactive. We do exciting! That's why our IoT Conference at Northern Kentucky University's BB&T Arena will be different from anything you've ever seen before. Sure, we'll have the major players in the IoT space there, and you can learn about all of the amazing things happening in the Internet of Things. But we're not going to stop with education. We're going to immerse you in a world of possibility. You'll see it firsthand when you strap on a virtual reality headset and take control of a Quadcopter or drone.
Regional Smart Cities Initiatives: Executive Summary
On April 25th leaders from around the country convened at Union Hall in Cincinnati, OH to officially launch Regional Smart Cities Initiatives, including efforts throughout Greater Cincinnati where RSCI pilot efforts were first catalyzed. The Smart Cincy Summit was a thought leadership event that will be replicated across the country, and across the world using the IEEE smart city planning framework and technology standards authored by Venture Smarter and collaborative supporters.
Introducing Regional Smart Cities Initiatives
The Regional Smart Cities Initiative has identified and defined four pillars of successful, livable, workable cities and regions. Smart Regions connect municipalities (and groups of smart cities) that are using the Internet of Things, data aggregation, and other innovations that aid in the improvement of a city’s planning and services from these standpoints, ultimately making positive contributions to economic development and quality of life:
Elected officials, public and private leaders, and academic brain trusts have joined forces to launch Regional Smart Cities Initiatives in an attempt to develop a flywheel to test and iterate smart city solutions.