Posts Tagged ‘Smart Cities’

Society Honors Frisco’s 4 Traffic Data Programs

Posted by Amy Wolff Sorter

Anyone who has been in North Texas for a while knows that the city of Frisco has grown by leaps and bounds in a very short amount of time. 

After all, Frisco is the home of the so-called $5 Billion …

Pitch Perfect: North Texas Events Boosting Entrepreneurial Ideas

Posted by Dallas Innovates

Here’s a list of some of the notable pitch events last year. Check DallasInnovates.com for upcoming dates for 2018.

Codelaunch

CodeLaunch is the seed accelerator and startup expo in Dallas-Fort Worth at which individuals pitch their app ideas to investors, …

South Dallas Project With Toyota, New Smart Tech in West End on Tap for DIA in 2018

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

smart citiesToyota’s philanthropic arm will shift its focus to mobility issues in south Dallas as the next phase of Dallas Innovation Alliance’s smart cities initiative begins.

The car company, which just opened its North American headquarters in Plano last year, is …

AT&T Smart Cities Moves Into Infrastructure Safety With New Monitoring System

Posted by Lance Murray

Dallas-based AT&T Inc. is ready to deliver Smarts Cities technology that can remotely monitor structural and environmental factors affecting the safety of roadways and infrastructure that are aging or in disrepair.

“Safety is a top concern of citizens and cities …

Smarter, Stronger, Savvier:
5 Companies Pushing Innovation Boundaries

Posted by Sheryl Jean

It seems straight out of a sci-fi flick: Engineers and designers researching and testing inventions in sleek, high-tech labs.

It’s real. More corporations in North Texas, the nation’s fourth-largest metro area, are designating special dens, and devoting teams to accelerate …

Richardson To Host Another Smart Cities App Challenge

Posted by D'Anzia Robertson

The Richardson Economic Development Partnership and University of Texas at Dallas are kicking off another Smart Gigabit Cities Application Challenge next week. 

Two app developers will have the chance to win up to $10,000 each for their solutions developed to …

Fort Worth Lays Foundation for its Smart City Future

Posted by Dave Moore

smart citiesCities are data machines.

Every phone call into dispatch centers generates a digital record.

Same for each water main break, every gallon of sewage treated, and dozens of other events and activities.

What if those terabytes were harnessed to make …

Entegra Joins Dallas Smart City Effort Focusing on Cybersecurity

Posted by Lance Murray

smart citiesThe effort to execute and design the smart city strategy in Dallas got a boost this week with the announcement that entegra technologies inc. will be joining the Dallas Innovation Alliance.

DIA is a public-private partnership leading the smart city …

Allen Taps Scientel Solutions for Smart City Network

Posted by Lance Murray

smart citiesThe city of Allen has awarded Scientel Solutions LLC a contract to deploy a Smart City Network Platform in the city, with an expected completion date in October.

Scientel is a Plano-based universal system integrator. It will partner with Allen …

Connecting the Unconnected: Cities and Cars are Getting “Smarter” Every Day

Posted by Ed Christmas

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is a Dallas Innovates is Silver SponsorThe connected world has given us smart phones, smart homes, smart buildings, smart TVs, and the emergence of smart cars. Soon these will be components of a “smart city.” After connecting the world with video, voice, and data, the next …