News: Smart City

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Jul
2018

Le Monde Awards Connecthings for International Efforts to Support Blind Commuters

Last March, Connecthings partnered with RATP Dev US, Capital Metro and BlindSquare to conduct a pilot program designed to transform the way blind and visually impaired transit users interact with service in the city of Austin, Texas. Through the use of Connecthings urban location technology and mobility intelligence, users of the popular navigation application are […]

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12

Mar
2018

Connecthings launches pilot program bringing Capital Metro bus information to people who are blind or visually impaired in Austin

Network of beacons at bus stops deliver real time schedule and alert information to riders via the BlindSquare app Demostration is part of AustinCityUp’s vision of using innovation to facilitate a truly inclusive community while raising the quality of life in the city Austin, Texas (U.S.) — Connecthings launched today a pilot program to deliver real […]

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28

Dec
2017

Emerging opportunities in mobility services are very promising – A. Chevailler VP Sales Europe

What do you highlight for 2017 in terms of market trends in Europe? Connecthings’ activity navigates between the smart city market and the mobility market, two areas that are intertwined. First and foremost, 2017 was all about autonomous vehicles, dockless electric bikes, scooter sharing services, drone taxis etc… These new technologies emerge in either a prolific or more experimental way, but the common […]

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28

Dec
2017

There is a very strong Smart City evolution toward calls for innovations – LA. Batard-Dupré VP Sales North America

What would you highlight for 2017 in terms of market trends in the US ? The highlight is without hesitation the booming of service offers in the transport industry: dockless bike-share, electric car-sharing, dockless electric scooters. The autonomous vehicle has also received a lot the news: Waymo self-driving car (ex. Google car), Uber, Tesla truck, etc. Additionally, […]

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16

Oct
2017

Connecthings to share vision about the Future of Transportation @Smart Cities Summit in Chicago (oct 16-17)

Now in its second year, Smart Cities Summit returns to continue conversations with the country’s smart city elite and concentrate on the next stage of urban development. 60+ thought-provoking leaders from across the ecosystem will debate on how mobility, transportation and urban spaces will be redefined under the impact of IoT. Laetitia Gazel Anthoine, CEO […]

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10

Oct
2017

Come and meet us at Smart Mobility World in Torino (oct 10-11)

Smart Mobility World is the most important European event dedicated to sustainable, digital and integrated mobility. Gathering over 3500 international operators, it’s a professional hub for generating concrete business opportunities supported by four tools: expo area, conferences, demos and test drives. Evolution of vehicles, smart cities and technology evolutions are at the heart of an […]

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22

Sep
2017

Connecthings @Inventropolis Wharton DC Innovation Summit //Sept. 25

The 4th annual Wharton DC Summit will explore Mega-technologies such as Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things. The digital transformation of business and specifics like big-data bike share, the autonomous car, precision medicine, drones, cyber security and much more will all be discussed. Laetitia Gazel Anthoine, CEO & Founder of Connecthings, will join the conversation to share her views on “The Street as […]

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17

Jul
2017

FC Barcelona shoots for the best fan experience at Camp Nou Stadium and its Training Camp with Connecthings’ Internet of Things information solutions

Barça, the FC Barcelona Liga Club, aims at proposing the best experience to its club members and visitors. The famous Catalan stadium, the largest in Europe with over 99,000 seats is now equipped with Connecthings’ QR code and NFC tag stickers, as well as the famous Training Camp “Ciutat Esportiva”, which has raised worldwide champions […]

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17

Jul
2017

O FC Barcelona aposta nas soluções de informação de Internet de Coisas da Connecthings para melhorar a experiência dos fãs no seu Estadio do Camp Nou e seu Campo de treinamento

O Barça, clube do FC Barcelona, tem como objetivo melhorar a experiência dos seus socios e visitantes. O famoso estádio catalão, o Camp Nou, o maior da Europa com mais de 99.000 lugares, agora está equipado com os tags da Connecthings incluindo códigos QR e tecnologia NFC Contacless, bem como o famoso Campo de Treinamento […]

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11

Jul
2017

NYC awards two commercial districts to boost neighborhoods & quality of life with Connecthings

Connecthings is proud to be part of two winning proposals made in collaboration with community-based organizations of New-York and other innovative companies for the 5th edition of “Neighborhood Challenge Awards”. Neighborhood Challenge 5.0 awards provide funding to nonprofit organizations, in partnership with tech companies, to create and implement impactful game-changing technology tools that address challenges […]

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27

Jun
2017

Connecthings Joins AustinCityUP™ To Consolidate and Facilitate Proximity and Mobile Location Data on “Smart 2nd Street”

Beacons to be installed in order to deliver relevant and contextualized information to riders, residents and visitors New York, NY and Austin, TX (June 26, 2017) – Connecthings, operator of the largest global network of beacons in public spaces, today announced it has joined AustinCityUP™ (ACUP) to provide integrated mobile communications, data management and SDK integration […]

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22

Jun
2017

Connecthings and SO Connect announce partnership to foster mobile engagement in retail, hospitality and small businesses.

Connecthings, operator of the largest global network of beacons in public spaces (130,000+), today announced its partnership with SO Connect, the leading provider of social WiFi (SO WIFI) among other services that bridge the gap between offline and online. SO Connect currently services over 20 000 clients and millions of users. Joining forces, Connecthings and […]

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13

Jun
2017

A Connecthings participará novamente neste ano do evento VivaTech em Paris, que acontecerá nesta semana.

A VivaTech é a conferência líder nos setores da Inovação e do Empreendedorismo, reunindo mais de 400 palestrantes de nível mundial – líderes tecnológicos, unicorns, startups e acadêmicos. A Laetitia Gazel Anthoine, CEO e fundadora da Connecthings, irá moderar o painel “Como os Sensores e Algoritmos Melhorarão o Transporte?”, Com Erik Fossum Færevaag, CEO da […]

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13

Jun
2017

Connecthings is back to VivaTech (June 15-17), the leading conference on innovation & entrepreneurs

This year VivaTech welcomes 400 world-class speakers – tech leaders, unicorns, startups, and academics – to challenge all fields of innovation from Human Ethics & AI, Real-world Applications for Blockchain, Gaming and the Creation of New Worlds, IoT and Cyber Security. With +50 000 attendees, +7 000 CEOs from all over the world (Alphabet, Alibaba, […]

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08

Jun
2017

Powered by Connecthings ‘beacon network, A aplicação móvel Milano City «VisitMilano» conecta agora os usuários móveis com informações turísticas ao seu redor

O totem urbano conhecido pela cidade de Milão agora está equipado com os Beacons Bluetooth da Connecthings. Essas balizas são capazes de interagir com todas as aplicações móveis (quando o Bluetooth está ativado no smartphone) para enviar informações contextualizadas. O aplicativo móvel “VisitMilano” é o primeiro aplicativo desenvolvido pela plataforma Internet of Things da Connecthings […]

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08

Jun
2017

Powered by Connecthings’ beacon network, Milano City mobile application « VisitMilano » now connects mobile users with nearby tourist information

The City of Milano well-known urban totems are now equipped with Connecthings’ Bluetooth beacons. These beacons are able to interact with all mobile applications (when the Bluetooth is activated on the smartphone) to send contextualized information. The mobile application “VisitMilano” is the first application powered by Connecthings’ Internet of Things platform to interact with the […]

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01

Jun
2017

A Connecthings participou do Rio Futuro, a maior conferência digital do Brasil sobre os desafios do mundo de amanhã (25 e 26 de Maio)

. Futuro é uma serie de conferências organizada pela MOX Digital que tem como objetivo apresentar como o digital é uma oportunidade de negócio e uma das principais tendências para o futuro. A primeira edição foi realizada no Rio de Janeiro nos 25 e 26 de maio. Mais de 55 profissionais, executivos e empreendedores que […]

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31

May
2017

Connecthings Joins Current, powered by GE As a Key Smart City Partner to Foster Urban & Economic Development

New York, NY (May 31, 2017) – Connecthings, operator of the largest global network of beacons in public spaces (130,000+), today announced its partnership with Current, powered by GE (NYSE:GE) to encourage the use of the Intelligent Environments platform as a living laboratory to enable economic growth and enhance the quality of life. The platform […]

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15

Feb
2017

STRABOURG EUROMETROPOLE: BOOST ACCESS TO ALL THE CITY MOBILE SERVICES ACROSS THE METROPOLITAN AREA

Launched in 2012 by Strasbourg Eurometropole, StrasPlus was the first Connected City mobile service in France to propose a hub of innovative, cross-universe, real-time information services (transports, cultural events…). Strasbourg’s Eurometropole vision is to allow its residents and visitors to access the city information that makes their life easier, whatever their location. Connecthings has equipped […]

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24

Jan
2017

« 2017 will be the year of the Smart Citizen engagement in the City » says Espinosa, VP of Sales, North America

What are your perspectives on how cities in the US prepare themselves to become Smart Cities ? Cities in the US are taking an aggressive approach toward becoming smarter with great strides being made in the areas of energy conservation and traffic congestion relief.  Deep research around Autonomous Vehicles and the necessary infrastructure to support them […]

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12

Jan
2017

Transportation Infrastructure will shape the future of cities – says Gazel Anthoine, CEO of Connecthings

This op-ed article was published on January 6, 2017 in Smart & Resilient Cities. ———————————————————————————————————————————— Building Smart Cities in 2017 will begin with Transportation Infrastructure. The smart city concept is not a new one. The main attraction at the 1939-1940 New York World’s Fair was the General Motors Pavilion’s Futurama ride that ferried visitors past […]

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24

Sep
2014

BORDEAUX: ‘REAL TIME TBM ’ SOLUTION DEPLOYED ON THE ENTIRE NETWORK OF BUS STOPS

With its world premiere of ground-powered streetcars launched in 2003, Bordeaux Métropole established itself at the forefront of transport and transit innovations. In 2014, Bordeaux Métropole initiated the roll-out of Connecthings’ agile and innovative solution to supplement its network of physical Traveler Info-Points. Connecthings’ “smart stickers” with NFC and QR code were tagged onto 3,500 […]

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