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"
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
Principles for Reforming Public Services with Data
Data analytics is no cure-all; it cannot address every issue. So how do you work out where it has something to contribute?
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 Sensor Project Takes Off
March 18, 2017 — Subjects: Alberta, Analytics, Best Practices, Canada, Collaboration, Connectivity, Engagement, Implementation, Infrastructure, Innovation, Internet of Things, Open Data, St. Albert
The City of St. Albert has begun the first of many pilot projects to look at what value wireless sensor networks could bring to the City and its residents..
Edmonton Positioned as Test Centre for Driverless Vehicles
March 15, 2017 — Subjects: Alberta, Best Practices, Canada, Connectivity, Innovation, Internet of Things, Mobility, Transportation
The City of Edmonton is looking at setting up a test track at the University of Alberta to try out so-called autonomous or driverless vehicles...
St. Albert Collaborates to Test Smart City Sensor Networks
March 10, 2017 — Subjects: Alberta, Analytics, Best Practices, Canada, Collaboration, Connectivity, Implementation, Infrastructure, Innovation, Internet of Things, St. Albert
The City of St. Albert has launched a Smart City sensor pilot project, which is the first pilot within a larger review of wireless sensor networks and management platforms throughout 2017...
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- April 3 1:02 pmGreen organics carts now collected weekly. Please have out before 7 a.m. and arm length away from other carts, etc. https://t.co/Cxkcgp9KCW