Business

Comcast-Pennovation Challenge Winners Want to Upgrade Philly’s Bridges

Back in November, Comcast and the University of Pennsylvania announced the Comcast-Pennovation Challenge, a joint initiative out of Penn’s Center for Innovation (PCI) that motivated teams of students to develop Internet of […]

Business

Comcast to Roll out machineQ Network in 12 More Major Cities

The next step for Comcast’s machineQ network service is a big one. After conducting trials of the network last year in Philadelphia and San Francisco, and […]

Business

Kenney, Comcast Champion IoT Tech at Philadelphia Smart Cities Summit

This week Mayor Jim Kenney welcomed representatives from tech and other industries across the globe to Philadelphia at the Smart City Summit, the culmination of a packed week […]

Business

Comcast’s New machineQ Tech Could Revolutionize Philly’s Smart City Effort

Since receiving a Readiness Challenge grant from the Smart Cities Council in February, Philadelphia has been abuzz with ideas on how to improve the city […]

Business

Comcast Aids “Smart City” Initiatives With New Business Surveillance System

Cities like Philadelphia are on a quest to become “smart,” and Comcast Business is offering the tech that can help them get there. Last week […]

Business

Kenney: “Philly Is Dedicated to Evolving Into a Smart City”

The “smart city” is no longer an abstract idea. Cities in Singapore have sensor-enabled traffic systems, Barcelona has an extensive citywide WiFi network, and Dubai’s […]

Citified

Google’s Next Big Project? “Urban Problems”

The next big thing at Google is, drumroll … cities! In case you missed it, there’s a new Google-backed company called Sidewalk Labs that’s describing […]