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Smart Cities Connect (SCC) announced the Smart-50 Awards on for 2021 to recognize the 50 best projects for smarter cities.
2021 Smart 50 Awards were announced on May 24, 2021 by the Smart Cities Connect (SCC). CITYDATA.ai is honored to receive this award along with the City of San Leandro, California. We launched the CITYDASH.ai unified geospatial data dashboard for San Leandro by combining 12 datasets and finding correlations using our geospatial AI platform.
The CITYDASH.ai geospatial dashboard is complemented by the CITYCHAT.ai mobile chatbot app for community engagement and geofenced contextual alerts for neighborhoods within cities.
"Smartness – like growth – is not static; it is a constant practice. With the 2021 Smart 50 Awards we acknowledge and recognize the 50 best examples of smart cities at work this year by highlighting specific projects with real municipal-scale results. These 50 are living, breathing examples and inspiration for us all in our daily work. Please join us in recognizing and celebrating their achievements.", Smart Cities Connect media announcement.
The complete list of 2021 Smart 50 Awardees can be found in the below table. Our congratulations to the cities and the technology vendors whose innovative efforts helped them win the awards.
|Smart City Project||City||State|
|Smart Columbus Smart Mobility Hubs||Columbus||Ohio|
|Pivot App by Smart Columbus||Columbus||Ohio|
|Carlsbad Economic Recovery and Revitalization Initiative||Carlsbad||California|
|The Small World AI Project||Tokyo||Japan|
|Smart Wastewater Monitoring In Support of Environmental and Human Health||Saskatoon||Canada|
|Hopewell‚ Broadband Project||Hopewell||Virginia|
|Gainesville Smart Water Network||Gainesville||Georgia|
|ICA UTC Pedestrian Analysis Along The East M.L.King Boulevard Smart Corridor||Chattanooga||Tennessee|
|MicroNetwork For Citizen Surveillance of Air Quality In The Commune of Concon||Concon||Chile|
|City of Miramar Smart Building Energy Management Systems||Miramar||Florida|
|City of Miramar AMI Project||Miramar||Florida|
|Tenderloin Smart Waste and Community Identity Initiative||SanFrancisco||California|
|Arlington Texas: On-Demand Public Transit With AV Integration||Arlington||Texas|
|Water Treatment State of Modernization Project||Albuquerque||NewMexico|
|Pullman Police Department ‚Washington State University Research Fellowship Program||Pullman||Washington|
|Velodyne Intelligent Infrastructure||Montreal, Kelowna, New Brunswick, Reno, Austin, and Boca Raton||Various|
|First-Ever Smart Tree Monitoring Project Using Low-Power Wireless Network For Urban Forestry and Tree Management||HongKong||HongKong|
|The Tai O Village Pedestrian Traffic Monitoring Project||TaiO||HongKong|
|A Comprehensive Spatial Analysis and Onset Risk Prediction Platform For The COVID-19 Pandemic||HongKong||HongKong|
|Smart Curbside Management Corridor||LasVegas||Nevada|
|Plan, Pay, and Ride Across Israel: Moovit’s First National MaaS Launch, Israel’s Ministry of Transportation||Israel||Israel|
|Digitalization of The Education Process In The Municipal Schools In Plovdiv||Plovdiv||Bulgaria|
|City of Jacksonville Smart Water Meter Infrastructure Project||Jacksonville||Texas|
|Austin Energy Drives Electric Dealer Program||Austin||Texas|
|Innovation In Advancing Community Health and Fighting COVID-19||Tempe||Arizona|
|Early Detection Wildfire Imagining Network (EDWIN)||Layton, South Salt Lake, Murray City, Woodland Hills, and Orem||Utah|
|Chattanooga Regional Crash Prediction Model||Chattanooga||Tennessee|
|Resilient Bay Area Virtual Power Plants||Alameda County, San Mateo County, and Santa Clara County||California|
|Station of Being||Ume√§||Sweden|
|Smart Green Infrastructure Monitoring Systems Pilot||Kitchener||Canada|
|CityDash: Unified City-Wide Geospatial AI and Data Dashboard||SanLeandro||California|
|City of Vaughn AI LED Streetlight Retrofit Project||Vaughan||Canada|
|Salt Optimization with AI||Vaughan||Canada|
|WSSC Water Main Replacement Program Planning||Laurel||Maryland|
|Building America's Smartest City In Kansas With RUBICON SmartCity||KansasCity||Missouri|
|City of Indianapolis: Dine Out Indy||Indianapolis||Indiana|
|How The Village of Bolingbrook Used Zencity as Resident Feedback Data To Track and Increase Mask-Wearing Compliance||Bolingbrook||Illinois|
|Connected Beyond the Classroom||SanAntonio||Texas|
|Virtual Desktop Environment Hosted In The Cloud||Corona||California|
|ENDEAVRide: Taxi + Telemedicine For Vulnerable Populations In Small and Rural Communities||Nolansville||Texas|
|SALI, An Advanced Criticala Aid System Establishing “Safe Zones” For Medical Response||Marburg||Germany|
|AI Road Quality Assessment||Philadelphia||Pennsylvania|
|City of Virginia Beach Traffic Data-Sharing Partnership||VirginiaBeach||Virginia|
|Road Paving Phase 2 With Roadbotics||Montgomery||Alabama|
|Starship Technologies ‚Fairfax City Partnership||Fairfax||Virginia|
|TikTak By Moovit On-Demand||Haifa||Israel|
|Snow and Ice Command Program||Schaumburg||Illinois|
If you'd like to meet with the winning cities, administrators, and the technology vendors, be sure to register for the Smart 50 Awards Gala in Washington, D.C. this October, co-located with Smart Cities Connect Conference.
CITYDATA.ai provides pattern-of-life mobility data + Ai for smart cities. CITYDATA knows the answers to the questions “how many people are in your city today” and “what are their movement patterns?”.
CITYDATA offers five main data-as-a-service products:
Founded in 2020 in San Francisco, California, CITYDATA provides fresh, accurate, daily insights that are essential for smart city programs, economic development, urban planning, mobility and transportation, tourism, disaster impact analysis, sustainability and resilience.
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