The Californian county is partnering with UrbanLeap to centralise projects on a single platform and enable county-wide stakeholders to discover and share ideas and technologies. The county of San Mateo has deployed a software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform from UrbanLeap in a move to centralise its regional urban innovation projects in a Read more…
UrbanLeap Launches in Larger Cities, Plans Expansion
The company, which offers a platform for government to systematically try out new technology and ideas, has launched in pilot-happy Las Vegas, Pittsburgh and San Mateo County, Calif. It’s also working to double its team.
Despite massive telecommunication investment in recent decades, many areas of Silicon Valley still have inadequate broadband services. This broadband gap denies many communities access to a critical tool of daily life in the 21st century, equal in importance to electricity, water and sanitation. (more…)
500,000-999,999 Population Category Click points on the map above to learn more about each winner. Red indicates 1st place winners, yellow indicates 2nd place winners, green indicates 3rd place winners, and blue indicates winners that placed 4th through 10th. 1st Sonoma County, Calif. Sonoma County takes the top spot in its Read more…
The County of San Mateo placed third in the 2018 Digital Counties Survey, the 16th annual ranking of the most technologically-savvy counties in the United States.
Fybr is pleased to announce a partnership with SMC Labs, San Mateo County’s Smart Region Innovation Lab, to deploy cutting edge Internet of Things (IoT) technology within two of the county’s innovation zones. SMC Labs will use Fybr’s end-to-end, integrated IoT platform to pilot several use cases, including parking, irrigation management, air quality and asset management. Fybr will also partner with SMC to test new technologies and potential solutions that facilitate the resolution of complex regional issues within San Mateo County.
- San Mateo County, CA has opened SMC Labs, which it is touting as a “smart solutions” innovation center in Silicon Valley.
- The first-of-its-kind center for the region will bring together cities, residents, universities and businesses to share resources and work together to solve problems.
- Ulysses Vinson, San Mateo County’s chief smart communities officer, told Smart Cities Dive in an email the center will bring “new and innovative internet of things (IoT) technologies to 22 cities and large unincorporated areas of our county.”
San Mateo County, Calif., is set to lead a smart city project through a new IoT lab aimed at deploying the technology on a regional scale.
In San Mateo County, Calif., we recognize that we must continuously leverage new technology to better engage with our residents, including providing more and better information and delivering our core services more effectively. Part of the mission of the Information Services Department (ISD, the technology department within the county) is to connect citizens both to each other and to their government.