Unlocking Alberta’s Innovation Potential
Alliance Supports National Smart Cities Challenge
Under a new Impact Canada Fund, a Smart Cities Challenge will be launched with $300 million over 11 years.
2017 Economic Developers AB Conference - Panel Highlights
On March 23rd as part of the Economic Developers of Alberta annual conference; the Smart City Alliance hosted a panel discussion called “Investor Ready Smart Communities"
How Connectivity Supported St. Albert’s Smart City Success
The City of St. Albert has an ambitious Smart City Master Plan, and citywide broadband connectivity is the foundation that will propel the plan into reality.
Cloud Connected Motorbikes for Smart Cities?
The M1 electric motorbike could be considered to be a “two-wheeled Tesla,” or a bike that has motorcycle-like capabilities, yet doesn’t require a license to ride.
The Merit of an ICT Industry Strategy for Alberta
Productivity improvements in ICT over the past decade have unleashed new innovative features for economic sustainability
The Smart City - Tips for Talking About Smart Cities
There has been growing interest in the smart city concept in recent years, and almost every major company involved in ICT has some type of smart city plan
St. Albert Fire Services Gets Smart City Upgrade
May 03, 2017 — Subjects: Alberta, Applications, Crisis Managment, Implementation, Innovation, Mobility, St. Albert
An upgrade to St. Albert firetrucks is giving firefighters more information about an incident before they arrive on scene...
Calgary Start Up Launches Live Air Quality Testing
April 20, 2017 — Subjects: Alberta, Calgary, Canada, Connectivity, Internet of Things
SensorUp has set up an online component where you can get data from the sensors out in the wild – just about every hour – and help identify some patterns...
University of Alberta Explores Wireless Energy Transmission
March 28, 2017 — Subjects: Alberta, Canada, Edmonton, Infrastructure, Innovation, Urban Planning
University of Alberta researchers have taken the first steps toward a wireless world in which houses, cars and personal devices are powered simply through contact with the ground...
St. Albert Wins Provincial Award for UAV Pilot Project
March 23, 2017 — Subjects: Alberta, Applications, Best Practices, Canada, General, Innovation, St. Albert
During the 2017 Economic Developers of Alberta (EDA) Annual Conference, the City of St. Albert won the Award of Excellence for their ground-breaking work on an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Program..