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Getting a Foot in the Door for Smart City Projects

Feb 22, 2021 |

The potential impact of smart city initiatives is colossal. PwC pegged it as a $2.5 trillion opportunity by 2025. But getting projects greenlit for long term deployment can be quite difficult, especially with budget shortfalls. Read more…

GeoSpock Joins Growing List of Spatial Data Startups

Jan 8, 2019 |

UK-based spatial big data startup GeoSpock hopes to “live long and prosper” after netting an additional £10 million in venture funding.

GeoSpock, based on Cambridge, said its latest funding round (which works out to more than $12.7 million) included Japanese data technology vendor KDDI Supership as a strategic investor. Read more…

Teradata Takes ‘4D Analytics’ to the Edge

Apr 9, 2018 |

Teradata Corp. released a “4D analytics” capability that melds three-dimensional geospatial location data with time-series data for edge computing applications.

The cloud-based data and analytics vendor (NYSE: TDC) that has been moving steadily up the technology stack with its platform strategy said its 4D analytics framework combines customer analytics with geospatial, operational, temporal and time-series data. Read more…

Predictive Analytics, Visualization Enlisted in Crime Fight

Sep 28, 2015 |

A visualization tool and predictive analytics package targeting law enforcement and public safety applications is said to be the first tool of its kind to combine real-time social media and Internet data feeds to help predict and reduce crime. Read more…

U.S. Smart Cities Effort Targets Data Apps

Sep 16, 2015 |

The Obama administration this week said it would invest more than $160 million in a U.S. “smart cities” initiative by, among other steps, “harnessing the growing data revolution [and] low-cost sensors.” Read more…