Smart Cities

Top 10 Finalists Named For NextChallenge: Smart Cities

DETROIT  – The envelopes have been opened and the top 10 finalist for the second annual NextChallenge: Smart Cities competition where they will compete for up to $100,000 to demonstrate urban hardware and software technology solution in a real-world setting. New this year, a People’s Choice Award will be determined by audience participation colleges using

By |2017-11-27T20:01:38+00:00November 27th, 2017|Connected Tech, Featured, Mobile MI|

Comcast Business Unveils SmartOffice Video Surveillance Solution For Businesses

DETROIT - Real-time video surveillance solutions provided in a pilot program by Comcast Business through its SmartOffice suite has been credited by Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan for much of the success of Project Green Light that uses the high-definition video feeds from nearly 120 partnering businesses to fight crime. "Without the complete video technology system

By |2017-03-23T18:40:27+00:00March 23rd, 2017|Featured, New Products / Contracts|

Deadline To Apply For $80,000 NextChallenge: Smart Cities Competition July 28

DETROIT - The deadline to apply for the $80,000 NextChallenge: Smart Cities competition is just two weeks away. Innovators should submit an online concept proposal by 11:59 pm EDT on July 28. The competition is co-hosted by NextEnergy, DENSO, DTE Energy and Wells Fargo - both at the individual innovator and organization level – to

By |2016-07-14T18:25:53+00:00July 14th, 2016|Clean Update, Featured|

M2 Techcast: NextEnergy CEO Provides Details On $100K NextChallenge

ROYAL OAK - The winner of NextChallenge: Smart Cities will be awarded up to $80,000 in grant funding from Wells Fargo to demonstrate and validate their solution at the NextEnergy Center in Detroit, or an applicable site that meets the needs of the selected solution. An additional combined total of $20,000 will be awarded to

By |2016-06-19T20:48:18+00:00June 19th, 2016|Clean Update, M2 TechCast, Podcasts|

NextChallenge: Smart Cities – A Connected Tech Competition For Urban Areas

GRAND RAPIDS - Today's cities are facing many common challenges in the areas of safety, emissions, accessibility, and congestion. Detroit's NextEnergy thinks innovation is an important mechanism to proactively address the challenges facing cities to identify opportunities for new business models. Therefore, the non-profit has developed a national competition NextChallenge: Smart Cities which focuses on

By |2016-06-08T14:35:27+00:00June 8th, 2016|Clean Update, Connected Tech, Michigan Mobile Musings|