Posts Tagged ‘Smart Cities’

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 …

Smart Cities Tech on Mayors’ Canada Trip Agenda

Posted by Lance Murray
Mayor Mike Rawlings

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings. [Photo: James Edward]

The mayors of Dallas and Fort Worth will be leading a trade mission to Canada next week that will include discussions on smart cities technology, urban planning, and sustainable mobility in growing markets.

Winners Named in Richardson Smart Cities Reverse Pitch

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

smart citiesA smart parking system that uses cameras could revolutionize parking at the University of Texas at Dallas. And medical students could soon be using augmented reality to improve their bedside manner.

Both application ideas won a $5,000 prize in the …

Summit: The Long Drive Toward
Scoring a Smart Cities TD

Posted by Dave Moore

smart citiesIf the race to become a smart city were an offensive drive in a football game, how close to the end zone is the Dallas region?

That question — raised at Tuesday’s North Texas Smart Cities Summit at the University …

Mexican Tech Company Sets Up Headquarters in Addison

Posted by Heather Noel

North Texas has gained yet another corporate headquarters.

Mexico-based IT company, Softtek has moved its U.S. and Canada headquarters from Miami into a 14,000-square-foot space in Addison, according to D CEO‘s Danielle Abril. 

Softtek offers technology solutions for automation, …

Smart Cities Summit: The World as We Will Come to Know it

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

smart citiesFlying cars, self-sustained electric grids, and autonomous cars aren’t just fantasies — they could all transform the world in the next eight years.

These bold predictions were the focus of the 2025 Visionaries Roundtable discussion Tuesday during the North Texas …

What is a Smart City? Experts to Discuss Impact and Opportunities at Summit

Posted by Dave Moore

smart citiesSmart cities experts from across the country and the region are gathering at the University of Texas at Dallas May 16 for the North Texas Smart Cities Summit. 

During the full-day event, experts will talk about the promises and challenges …