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Technology that quantifies the physical environment, such as traffic or environmental factors

#BlockSidewalk

What has brought us together over the past year and a half is a wide-ranging and ever-increasing list of concerns about the project, not to mention growing frustration with a public engagement process that is unable to address these concerns effectively, given that it is led by and paid for by the company hoping to win “the big contract.”

cat-icon Toronto, ON, Canada

Air Matters

Providing real-time Air Quality Index & Allergy Pollen & Weather Data, as well as Protection Recommendations and Forecast.

Audit of the Administration of the Internet of Things

In this audit, we obtained an understanding of the Commonwealth’s current IoT environment in terms of device use and planned use by surveying a sample of Commonwealth agencies (see Appendix) where we believed IoT devices were used for significant purposes.

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Beta Blocks

Exploring new approaches for community-led innovation in public spaces.

cat-icon Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Bloomberg Philanthropies Government Innovation program

APPLYING THE BLOOMBERG PHILANTHROPIES APPROACH TO DRIVE INNOVATION IN CITIES

cat-icon Bloomberg Philanthropies, 25 East 78th Street, New York, NY 10075, USA

Boston’s Smart Streets page

City page covers which tracking technologies are in place, why, and what they mean for privacy

cat-icon Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Breezometer

Check out the world leading Air Pollution API. Educate and engage customers by enriching your products with Forecast, Pollen & Air Quality Data. View our Real-Time Air Quality Map and join the list of clients who trust us, including Dyson, Veolia and WeatherBug Learn more!

Calgary’s noise-sensing network

Calgary’s LoRaWAN — a long-range, low power digital wireless network — sensors will be used to categorize noises like gun shots, trains, construction and road noise through the work of a government partnership.

cat-icon Calgary, AB, Canada

CityDigital stormwater management

A new cloud-based platform addresses urban flooding problems through green infrastructure performance monitoring.

CivicConnect

CivicConnect provides a suite of applications that leverage Augmented Reality and mobile technologies to enable a compelling experience for Smart Cities.

CivicSmart

Innovation has been at the core of our corporate DNA since 1936, and the last several years have seen a wave of innovation that is delivering the promise of Smart Parking to cities of all sizes.​

Did You Feel It?

USGS Earthquake Hazards Program, responsible for monitoring, reporting, and researching earthquakes and earthquake hazards

Digital Transparency in the Public Realm

This project seeks to facilitate the co-creation of prototypes that can advance digital transparency and enable agency in the world's public spaces.

FutureAir

FutureAir's first product, SAM™, is a Smart Air Manager that senses, manages and improves indoor air quality. SAM™ is designed by a world-renowned industrial designer, Ross Lovegrove. With proprietary sensing technology, SAM™ can identify the presence of toxins in the air, then initiate actions through an API with cloud computing; and, execute appropriate counter-measures to improve indoor air quality, comfort, and energy efficiency.

cat-icon Brooklyn Navy Yard, Flushing Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, USA

Google Acclima partnership

Aclima announces a new partnership with Google Earth Outreach to map and better understand outdoor air quality.

Harlem Heat Project

Produced with AdaptNY and ISeeChange, along with WE ACT for Environmental Justice. WNYC's resilience reporting is supported by The Rockefeller Foundation.

cat-icon Harlem, Manhattan, New York, NY, USA

HeatSeek

Heat Seek's sensors monitor heat for New York City tenants during heat season.

Hello Lampost

The playful, city wide system that lets you talk to street furniture.

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Hush City

With Hush City app, you are an active part of a soundscape and citizen science research project to map and evaluate everyday quiet areas.

cat-icon Hardenbergstraße 40, 10623 Berlin, Germany

iSeeChange

Investigate how weather and climate change are impacting our communities and environment.

Jakarta Smart City

Issue reporting, cameras, and sensors to improve government efficiency in Jakarta

Link NYC

LinkNYC is a first-of-its-kind communication network, bringing the fastest free public Wi-Fi to millions of New Yorkers and visitors.

OptiRTC

Opti prepares today's infrastructure for tomorrow's storms. We provide Continuous Monitoring and Adaptive Control (CMAC) of stormwater systems at watershed scale.

PakAirQuality

Pakistan Air Quality Initiative (PAQI پاکی) provides community-driven air quality data to increase social awareness.

cat-icon Pakistan

Placelet

Placelet is a system for collecting, analyzing and visualizing data on the human experience of urban places.

cat-icon Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Placemeter

Placemeter is an open urban intelligence platform. Create your account to automatically quantify pedestrian and vehicular movement for a selected area: streets, parks, stores, and much more.

cat-icon 425 Broadway, New York, NY, USA

PlumeLabs

Follow air quality in your city in real-time, and protect yourself from pollution thanks to our personalized advice and hourly forecasts.

PlusPool

A water-filtering floating pool in New York for everybody

cat-icon New York City, NY, USA

Pollution Explorers

Wearable technology to map subjective perception of air quality. Pollution Explorers is a participatory project exploring air quality issues through people’s subjective perception and wearable technology.

Public Lab

Public Lab is an open community which collaboratively develops accessible, open source, Do-It-Yourself technologies for investigating local environmental health and justice issues.

cat-icon New York City, NY, USA

Ride Report

From bikes to scooters and everything in between, dockless mobility offers cities a range of new options and challenges. Ride Report is your comprehensive toolset to manage emerging mobility services.

cat-icon Portland, OR, USA

Sea Level Rise Toolbox

Interactive mapping tool for visualizing the effects of rising see levels

cat-icon Miami, Florida, USA

Sensors.AFRICA

We are here to give you actionable information about the quality of your city's air, water and sound.

ShotSpotter

ShotSpotter is the leader in gunshot detection solutions that helps law enforcement officials and security personnel identify, locate and deter gun violence. Our public safety solution, ShotSpotter Flex, is deployed in urban, high-crime areas to help identify, locate and deter gun violence by accurately detecting and locating gunshots and sending real-time alerts to law enforcement.

Sidewalk Toronto

A vision for unlocking the eastern waterfront’s potential.

cat-icon 307 Lake Shore Blvd E, Toronto, ON M5A 1C1, Canada

SONYC

SONYC is currently seeking citizen scientists to help address NYC’s noise by annotating audio clips for our machine learning technology.

cat-icon Brooklyn, NY, USA

SONYC Sounds of New York City

SONYC is currently seeking citizen scientists to help address NYC’s noise by annotating audio clips for our machine learning technology.

cat-icon New York City

Soofa

Soofa makes smart, social, and sustainable technologies for cities and communities. We’re revolutionizing the way we communicate in cities.

Takadu

TaKaDu is a leading provider of Integrated Event Management solutions, enabling water utilities to improve efficiency and make smarter decisions.

Waag

Waag operates at the intersection of science, technology and the arts. Our work focuses on emergent technologies as instruments of social change, and is guided by the values of fairness, openness and inclusivity.

cat-icon Nieuwmarkt 4, 1012 CR Amsterdam, Netherlands