building a hyperconnected city

Join ESI, Penn IUR, and Perry World House for Building a Hyperconnected City

January 3, 2020 / Comments Off on Join ESI, Penn IUR, and Perry World House for Building a Hyperconnected City

Please join ESI, Penn IUR, and Perry World House for an interactive discussion on findings from a year-long global assessment of smart city solutions. Presenters and panelists will explore how cities can go beyond current smart solutions to become ‘hyperconnected’ hubs generating large economic, social, and environmental benefits by linking key elements of their urban […]

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Hyperconnected Streetlights: Smart LED Lighting

November 22, 2019 / Comments Off on Hyperconnected Streetlights: Smart LED Lighting

This week in Present Value, we highlight one of the many case studies included in our recently released study, Building a Hyperconnected City. This week, we dive into Georgia Power expanding the state’s smart LED lighting network. One of the core foundational elements for many cities looking to transition into a smart city is the […]

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Cities Can Unlock a Combined $60 Billion by Hyperconnecting their Urban Ecosystems, according to New ESI ThoughtLab Study

November 20, 2019 / Comments Off on Cities Can Unlock a Combined $60 Billion by Hyperconnecting their Urban Ecosystems, according to New ESI ThoughtLab Study

November 20, 2019 (Philadelphia, PA) – Today, ESI ThoughtLab announced the key findings from its Building a Hyperconnected City program, a year-long global study of 100 cities using technology to improve, connect, and secure all areas of their ecosystem. The study, supported by a coalition of industry leaders, shows how cities can go beyond current […]

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ESI ThoughtLab to Present at Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona

November 12, 2019 / Comments Off on ESI ThoughtLab to Present at Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona

Key findings and benchmarking tool from the Building a Hyperconnected City program to be unveiled ESI ThoughtLab will be on hand from Monday, November 18 – Thursday, November 21 at the Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona, Spain to unveil complete findings from the Building a Hyperconnected City program. The study, which is a deep dive assessment of […]

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Citizen Engagement: Key Ingredient to a Hyperconnected City

October 11, 2019 / Comments Off on Citizen Engagement: Key Ingredient to a Hyperconnected City

What is a hyperconnected city? ESI ThoughtLab defines it as one that leverages new digital technologies to transform and interconnect key areas of an urban ecosystem in order to unlock the greatest potential economic and social benefits for its citizens. These benefits come in different forms—from quantifiable advantages such as faster public transportation, lower crime […]

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A Preview to Building a Hyperconnected City

September 13, 2019 / Comments Off on A Preview to Building a Hyperconnected City

Last year, Econsult Solutions’ thought leadership team, ESI ThoughtLab produced Smarter Cities 2025, a global benchmarking study which assessed various smart city initiatives to better understand how governments, citizens, and businesses were embracing new digital technologies. Currently, our team is well under way with the 2019 follow-up study, Building a Hyperconnected City. This year’s research […]

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