Global Smart City Awards

  • Gunshot detection technology to be introduced as part of Smart City project

    ShotSpotter which provides incredible technology for sound detection of gunshots has revealed it has engaged in talks with Current by GE to include its sensors in streetlights in Smart City initiatives all over the world.

    Shot Spotter is already in over 90 cities across the US - and law enforcement officials say it's now a critical tool for them as they attempt to fight violent crime which has devastated many neighborhoods in America.

  • New York City named Best Smart City of 2016

    The city of New York has been chosen as the Best Smart City of 2016 by the jury of the sixth edition of the Global Smart City Awards, announced at the Smart City Expo World Congress to recognize the most outstanding initiatives and projects in the urban innovation and transformation industry. The other two awards - best project and Innovative Global South - have been given to the Austrian company Aspern Smart City Research GmbH & Co. KG and the Kenyan company Microclinic Technologies, respectively.

  • Toronto wins ‘Best Global Smart City’ at Telecom Review Excellence Awards

    The city of Toronto, Canada has won ‘Best Global Smart City’ at the Telecom Review Excellence Awards.