Smart-Cities: Smarter Communities Powered by Smarter Tools

By Gordon Feller - 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 future City governments don’t have a reputation for moving quickly. However, if you’ve been paying attention to your local – government, there is a good chance significant, tangible changes have happened over the past couple of years. You may have noticed changing traffic patterns, such as car lanes converting to bike lanes; maybe there are new forms of transportation zipping around town, such as bicycles, scooters, or even autonomous vehicles; you may even be benefiting from using a mobile app for some, or all, of your city-center parking. These and numerous other changes are increasingly visible signs that many of today’s cities are changing and changing rather quickly in some dramatic cases. 


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With a heritage of over 25 years of innovation and experience in industrial automation and outdoor wireless applications, CIMCON provides the most proven and most complete smart city solutions to global cities and utilities. The company is the world's leading provider of scalable, intelligent wireless outdoor lighting management solutions for traditional, LED and solar-based street lights, and the company’s smart city platform provides an easy way to deploy, manage and maintain smart city devices and applications. Focused on offering solutions that provide the lowest "Lifecycle Cost of Ownership," CIMCON provides hardware and software technologies that allow cities and utilities to monitor, maintain and in many cases, monetize their assets and other devices on or near the light pole. CIMCON's "Just in Time Lighting™," reduces energy, maintenance and repair costs while improving the quality of lighting services and enabling the path to a smart city. For more information, please visit

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