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CIMCON Granted Wi-SUN Certification

November 19, 2019 – BEDFORD, Mass.

Joins the Wi-SUN Alliance to Further Interoperability in Smart City, Utilities, and Internet of Things Markets


CIMCON’s NearSky Smart City Platform Wins Lux Award for...

November 18, 2019 – BEDFORD, Mass.

Recognition highlights the company’s ability to drive innovation and change as well as the platform’s ability to transform streetlights into “smart city” devices


CIMCON’s NearSky Connect Partner Program Expands with Focus...

November 12, 2019 – BEDFORD, Mass.

Expansion of program driven by greater use of the NearSky smart city platform and the diverse needs of the growing partner community


LD+A Magazine November Edition: "What's the Word on the...

October 30, 2019 – BEDFORD, Mass.

Illuminating Engineering Society -- There was a time when planters hanging from light poles or signage affixed to brackets to promote next weekend’s farmer’s market constituted innovation in street lighting. Today, in the age of connectivity, streetlights have gotten much smarter. As cities hope to leverage the power...


Cool IoT Use Cases: Canadian city develops data-driven...

October 18, 2019 – BEDFORD, Mass.

IoT Now -- There is a clear need for smart city planners to obtain a better understanding of the place of bicycles in the overall transportation mix in order to improve the safety of the streets for drivers, cyclists and pedestrians. 


City of Kitchener Develops Data-Driven Cycling Master Plan

October 9, 2019 – BEDFORD, Mass.

SmartCitiesWorld -- With the population of the Canadian city expected to increase dramatically over the next three years, planners are working with CIMCON on data-driven infrastructure strategies.


Kitchener, Ontario Counts on CIMCON to Reimagine...

October 7, 2019 – BEDFORD, Mass.

Population growth fuels desire to diversify transportation options and devise data-driven infrastructure plans


CIMCON Lighting to Consider Financing and Exit Options in...

September 18, 2019 – BEDFORD, Mass.

Mergermarket.com -- CIMCON Lighting, a Burlington, Massachusetts-based provider of smart city technologies, will look at its next financing options in about a year’s time, Chief Executive Officer Anil Agrawal said.


Smart Cities Startup CIMCON Raises $33 Million to Expand...

September 18, 2019 – BEDFORD, Mass.

BostInno -- Burlington-based smart city solutions maker CIMCON raised $33 million in a Series C round led by Digital Alpha. The round included $23 million in equity and a $10 million revenue-sharing facility. Energy Impact Partners also participated in the round.


Platform Provider Aims to Lower Smart City Set-up Costs

September 18, 2019 – BEDFORD, Mass.

SmartCitiesWorld  -- Technology company Cimcon has closed a $33 million financing round, which will extend the reach of its smart city solutions such as its NearSky platform.


CIMCON Receives $33 Million In Funding to Extend the Reach...

September 10, 2019 – BEDFORD, Mass.

Digital Alpha and Energy Impact Partners take lead in major expansion for the smart city platform provider 


CIMCON Joins Qualcomm Smart Cities Accelerator Program to...

August 27, 2019 – BEDFORD, Mass.

Cities and their solution integrators can unite Qualcomm’s connectivity technologies with CIMCON’s smart city platform and solutions to build an Internet of Outdoor Things that delivers real outcomes


Smart-Cities: Smarter Communities Powered by Smarter Tools

August 9, 2019 – BEDFORD, Mass.

Smart Industry, the IoT Business Magazine - Everything urban is now getting connected – from healthcare to education, government services, buildings, physical security systems, and much more. With smart-cities now actively embracing these emerging tools, the question must be asked: which ones will be leading the...


CIMCON Moves to a New Global Corporate Headquarters

August 1, 2019 – BEDFORD, Mass.

Move supports company’s accelerated growth and hunt for talent


Syracuse Begins Streetlight Upgrade - Syracuse Channel 9...

July 15, 2019 – BEDFORD, Mass.

Local news coverage of the Syracuse streetlight upgrade project. The city begins the installation of the new LED lights and \CIMCON “smart nodes” on July 2 and plans to roll out 3,000 new lights/controllers per month.


CIMCON Announces New Smart City Solution and Wins LFI...

July 5, 2019 – BEDFORD, Mass.

LEDInside - CIMCON Lighting, who focuses on smart city solutions and outdoor lighting management systems, launched the next generation of its smart city platform, NearSky. The updated platform includes smart city solutions consisting of sensors, devices and developer tools to simplify digital cities development.


City of Syracuse Chooses CIMCON, Presidio and Cisco for...

July 5, 2019 – BEDFORD, Mass.

IoTEvolution - CIMCON, a provider of smart city solutions including outdoor lighting management systems, recently announced that the New York Power Authority (NYPA) and the City of Syracuse have selected CIMCON's intelligent lighting controls to be installed on 17,500 new streetlights throughout the city. The...


CIMCON Expands Its Extensive Patent Portfolio for Smart...

June 12, 2019 – BEDFORD, Mass.

Latest patent for Configurable Data Center increases patent protection for its NearSky smart city platform


Smarter Streetlights Are Just the Beginning in Syracuse,...

June 11, 2019 – BEDFORD, Mass.

Government Technology -- A network of intelligent streetlights in Syracuse, N.Y., will help the city advance sustainability efforts, while providing a foundation for a wider deployment of ongoing smart city projects.


NYPA Helps the City of Syracuse Lay its Smart City Base

May 24, 2019 – BEDFORD, Mass.

By Smart Energy International -- The New York Power Authority and the City of Syracuse have embarked on a smart street lighting initiative as part of a broader smart city project.


Philadelphia Pilots Connected Lighting to Modernize City...

May 24, 2019 – BEDFORD, Mass.

By SmartCitiesWorld News Team -- The city of Philadelphia has selected a connected lighting solution from technology products and services provider, CDW Government (CDW-G), as part of a pilot programme for its SmartCityPHL initiative.


Philly Gets Smart with CISCO and CIMCON

May 24, 2019 – BEDFORD, Mass.

By Enterprise IoT Insights -- The city of Philadelphia in the US is deploying lighting, sensors, and networking technologies from Cisco and CIMCON Lighting as it seeks to be “one of the leading smart cities in the United States”.


CIMCON Wins Innovation Award in the Controls Category...

May 23, 2019 – BEDFORD, Mass.

The prestigious LFI Innovation Awards® highlight the industry’s most innovative products and designs introduced over the last 12 months


Philadelphia Deploys CIMCON NearSky™ Smart City Pilot

May 22, 2019 – BEDFORD, Mass.

Solutions Include Intelligent Lighting Controllers, Air Quality Monitoring, and People/Vehicle Counting


CIMCON Announces The Next Generation of the NearSky Smart...

May 21, 2019 – BEDFORD, Mass.

Adds More Applications, Even Greater Data Analytic and Asset Management Benefits to Cities and Broader Capabilities for Solution Developers


CIMCON and Syracuse Head to LIGHTFAIR 2019 to Show How...

May 21, 2019 – BEDFORD, Mass.

Educational program will highlight How Syracuse is using lighting to surge the city forward


City of Syracuse Chooses CIMCON as Smart City Foundation

May 20, 2019 – BEDFORD, Mass.

Company’s intelligent lighting controls serve as a platform to enable the Syracuse Surge economic growth plan and create a flagship smart city in New York State


CIMCON Announces New NearSky™ Connect Partners to Extend...

May 7, 2019 – BEDFORD, Mass.

Alliances Enable Cities to Benefit from Air Quality Monitoring, Public Safety Monitoring, Road Condition Monitoring, and People/Vehicle Counting


CIMCON Appoints Mobeen Khan as Chief Operating Officer

April 15, 2019 – BEDFORD, Mass.

IoT and Software Veteran Brings Strategy and Management Experience and Expertise to CIMCON Team


50 Game-Changing Innovations in Robotics, Home Technology...

April 10, 2019 – BEDFORD, Mass.

By Entrepreneur Staff - Entrepreneur lists the Gold award winners from the 2019 Edison Awards.  Winners of the Edison Awards are chosen by a panel of more than 3,000 business executives.


CIMCON’s NearSky™ Smart City Platform Wins 2019 Gold Edison...

April 10, 2019 – BEDFORD, Mass.

CIMCON's NearSky smart city platform received the top award in the Internet of Things (IoT) category at the 2019 Edison Awards™ . The Edison Awards recognizes and honors the world’s best in innovators and innovations.


CIMCON Launches City Innovators Speaker Series

April 3, 2019 – BEDFORD, Mass.

Series will Provide Practical Advice from Municipal Leaders and Industry Thought Leaders to Help Cities Build and Operate Data-Driven Smart City Services


CIMCON Lighting Announced as a Finalist in the 2019 Edison...

March 12, 2019 – BEDFORD, Mass.

The NearSky Smart City Platform Receives Recognition in the Innovative Services: Internet of Things Category


The Race is on Worldwide for Smart Cities

March 6, 2019 – BEDFORD, Mass.

By Llewellyn King for the Global America Business Institute - The starter pistol has been fired and the race is on for smart cities across the United States and around the world. This race will not be limited to among municipalities, but will rapidly become an arena for international and corporate competition. Smart...


New Tech Bonanza Will Be the Digital Takeover of Cities

February 11, 2019 – BEDFORD, Mass.

By Llewellyn King - Benjamin Franklin was the first to deploy street lighting. He put candles in a four-sided, glass case for his lights. The engineering took a giant leap forward in England, when William Murdoch lit his home with coal gas lights in 1792. Today street lighting is taken as a given, like waterborne...


A New Dawn for Urban Street Lighting?

February 7, 2019 – BEDFORD, Mass.

By Collins Mwai -- The fast growing urbanisation in Rwanda is often characterised by an increase of street lighting across different city roads which often puts pressure on city authorities as it drives up energy consumption. A synergy of three firms has come together in an attempt to reduce energy consumption by...


Municipal, Technology and Business Visionaries Join CIMCON...

February 6, 2019 – BEDFORD, Mass.

Advisors will use their diverse operating and technology experiences to assist the company in the next stage of growth for the company and its smart city platform. BEDFORD, Mass., February 6, 2019 – CIMCON Lighting, the leading global provider of outdoor lighting management systems and smart city technologies, today...


Smart Utilities are Stepping Up to the New Smart City...

February 5, 2019 – BEDFORD, Mass.

By Gordon Feller - Smart and connected digital lighting is being hailed as the first ‘Killer Application’ in the smart city domain. Cities are home to more than half of the world’s population -- and they are expected to add another 2.5 billion new residents over the next 30 years. In anticipation of this growth,...


CIMCON Lighting Named to List of Boston's Most Innovative...

February 5, 2019 – BEDFORD, Mass.

CIMCON Lighting was recently listed in the Hitchhiker's Guide to Boston Innovation. This list, curated by The New England Venture Capital Association and NextView Ventures, maps out Boston's innovation ecosystem, identifying the best and brightest companies, investors, journalist, workspaces and more. CIMCON has made...


Smart Solar Street Lights Spread with IoT Adoption

February 4, 2019 – BEDFORD, Mass.

By Charles W. Thurston - The role of the once lonely street light has been heavily rewritten so that it now serves as a major information gateway, runs on solar power, and is sensing and reporting far more than you might imagine. Indeed, the global market for the smart street light is projected at $18 billion per year...


CIMCON Lighting Named in CIO Bulletin's '30 Great Places to...

February 1, 2019 – BEDFORD, Mass.

  BEDFORD, Mass., February 4, 2019 – CIMCON Lighting, the leading global provider of outdoor lighting management systems and smart city technologies, today announced that it has been selected to be on CIO Bulletin’s list of “30 Great Places to Work".