News: Smart City

12

Jul
2018

Le Monde Awards Connecthings for International Efforts to Support Blind Commuters

Last March, Connecthings partnered with RATP Dev US, Capital Metro and BlindSquare to conduct a pilot program designed to transform the way blind and visually impaired transit users interact with service in the city of Austin, Texas. Through the use of Connecthings urban location technology and mobility intelligence, users of the popular navigation application are […]

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12

Mar
2018

Connecthings launches pilot program bringing Capital Metro bus information to people who are blind or visually impaired in Austin

Network of beacons at bus stops deliver real time schedule and alert information to riders via the BlindSquare app Demostration is part of AustinCityUp’s vision of using innovation to facilitate a truly inclusive community while raising the quality of life in the city Austin, Texas (U.S.) — Connecthings launched today a pilot program to deliver real […]

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16

Jan
2018

CONNECTHINGS, FINALIST OF THE TECHSTARS MOBILITY AWARD

Connecthings is really proud to be selected for the TechStars Award in the category “Mobility Applications and Ride Sharing” and will be present at the NAIAS Automobili-D in Detroit. “Transportation options will now found you” is how Ford, car manufacturer and one of TechStars Mobility partner, perfectly described Connecthings service in a Mashable article. The […]

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28

Dec
2017

Get ready for experiencing real-time Times Square on your smartphone

Times Square is one of the world’s most visited tourist attractions, drawing an estimated 50 million visitors annually, with over 460,000 pedestrians walking around on its busiest days. Through a partnership with Times Square Alliance – the business district organization in charge of promoting local businesses and handling management of street furnitures,- Connecthings will operate […]

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28

Dec
2017

Chains with large networks think increasingly of « phygital » – N. Derab – Director of Sales – French Market

What do you highlight for 2017 in terms of market trends in Europe? Chains with large networks think increasingly of the « phygital »  (physical store, digital action) to bring an innovative client experience (for example Vente Privée, Fnac, Youfid). These brands look for partners that will help them, one, to measure the ROI in […]

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28

Dec
2017

Emerging opportunities in mobility services are very promising – A. Chevailler VP Sales Europe

What do you highlight for 2017 in terms of market trends in Europe? Connecthings’ activity navigates between the smart city market and the mobility market, two areas that are intertwined. First and foremost, 2017 was all about autonomous vehicles, dockless electric bikes, scooter sharing services, drone taxis etc… These new technologies emerge in either a prolific or more experimental way, but the common […]

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28

Dec
2017

There is a very strong Smart City evolution toward calls for innovations – LA. Batard-Dupré VP Sales North America

What would you highlight for 2017 in terms of market trends in the US ? The highlight is without hesitation the booming of service offers in the transport industry: dockless bike-share, electric car-sharing, dockless electric scooters. The autonomous vehicle has also received a lot the news: Waymo self-driving car (ex. Google car), Uber, Tesla truck, etc. Additionally, […]

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01

Dec
2017

App developers have a big impact in constructing smart cities says Laetitia Gazel Anthoine, CEO of Connecthings

This op-ed article was published on November 30, 2017 in IoT Agenda The key role app developers can play in constructing smart cities The primary challenge to building a smart city has nothing to do with pouring concrete and erecting steel beams. It’s knowing better the city’s flows to optimize the city for its inhabitants. […]

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10

Nov
2017

CONNECTHINGS PARTNERS WITH 2017 LA COMOTION AND POWERS AN INTERACTIVE EXPERIENCE (November 15-19)

LA CoMotion is an Expo and a Festival that brings the best of New Mobility – organized by the NewCities Foundation, an international nonprofit organization dedicated to improving life in cities, and is focused on people, places and policies. The Expo will showcase the world’s latest urban mobility achievements and innovations changing the way we […]

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