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2014-04-12 23:01:31

The Smart Cities Market research report categorizes the global market on the basis of different industries such as smart homes, smart buildings, smart energy, smart industry automation, smart transportation, smart security and smart citizen services. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/smart-cities-market-542.html (PRWEB) April 12, 2014 According to a new market research report, “Smart Cities Market – Worldwide Projects, Regional Adoption & Transformations, and Market...

2014-04-11 12:24:19

WASHINGTON, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Farmland Trust is asking the U.S. Senate and House Agriculture Appropriations subcommittees to provide full funding for farmland conservation protection and beginning farmer programs authorized in the 2014 federal Farm Bill. "The recently enacted 2014 Farm Bill already cut food, conservation and agriculture programs by $23 billion contributing proportionately more than their share to deficit reduction," said Andrew...

2014-04-01 08:21:19

Streetline aims to strengthen and enhance its position as a smart city leader with the counsel of former head of IBM Smart Cities division FOSTER CITY, Calif., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Streetline, Inc., a global provider of smart parking solutions, announced today that Gerard Mooney has joined its board of advisors. Streetline is harnessing the power of the Internet of Things to tackle one of the most pressing issues facing cities today: parking. Using patented sensing...

2014-03-18 23:33:05

Lorraine Coleman is recognized as an NAPW VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession. Garden City, NY (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 NAPW honors Loraine Coleman, administrator of supportive housing, as a 2013/2014 Professional Woman of the Year for leadership in administration with this prestigious distinction. As the largest, most-recognized organization of women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National...

2014-03-18 12:21:36

Streetline installs patented smart parking technology in Montreal to use data and analytics to improve parking MONTREAL, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Stationnement de Montreal, which manages parking for the City of Montreal, announced a project with Streetline, Inc., the leading global provider of smart parking solutions, with the goal of improving the parking experience for motorists by decreasing congestion and increasing parking availability. This announcement marks the...

2014-03-12 08:33:15

SHANGHAI, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The boom of Smart City projects in China has huge market potential for technology and capital markets. There will be huge demand for advanced foreign technology and foreign funds. According to Gartner and other consulting firms, the building of Smart City projects in China has become a growing trend. However, Chinese government is cautious about working with foreign firms for financial and information security reasons. For any foreign funds and...

2014-03-11 08:22:49

BOSTON, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CIMCON Lighting, Inc., the world's leading provider of intelligent, web-based Wireless Outdoor Lighting Management Systems, today announced that it has incorporated GPS capabilities into its iSLC series of Street and Roadway Lighting controllers. As the leader in street light management and control, CIMCON Lighting recognized a critical customer need for Street Lights to be able to auto-detect their exact location and inform the central...

2014-02-26 08:22:33

More than 26 cities globally will be smart cities in 2025 with more than 50 percent being in Europe and North America MOSCOW, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The continuous increase in the number of people living in urban areas is leading to a growing overpopulation problem in modern cities. This also causes social, political, energy and environmental instability. The so-called smart city concept has been developed to address all upcoming challenges by implementing modern infrastructure...

2014-02-18 04:20:29

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Across the globe, LED and smart streetlights are helping to establish smart cities and represent a critical layer of the emerging 'Internet of Things.' With rapid urbanization and the rise of global megacities, energy efficiency is becoming critical in public lighting infrastructure. By 2025, cities and municipalities are projected to save $11.3bn (more than 86,000 GWh) per year from efficient LED and smart streetlights. Investment in this...

2014-02-12 12:28:28

DUBLIN, February 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zbc74b/strategic) has announced the addition of the "Strategic Opportunity Analysis of the Global Smart City Market" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zbc74b/strategic ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Smart City Market is Likely to be Worth a Cumulative $1.565 Trillion by 2020 The research...


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