Las vegas / CES Jan 2016 - Together with NXP and Microsoft, [ui!] provided the visualisation of the smart city sensor signals, including the use of RFID tags at traffic lights for school children, elderly and handicapped.
New York, Nov 11, 2015 - Erwin Rezelman, CEO and President of Urban Integrated, participated in a panel discussion on smart grids organized by the German Center for Research and Innovation in New York.
Cambridge – On July 23rd, Erwin Rezelman, CEO for [ui!] in the US, was invited to give a lecture at Harvard University, to a group of professionals from Latin America as part of the symposium on Creating Public Value. The objective was to share projects and best practices that they could apply in their cities at home.
As one of the biggest megatrends of the 21st century, urbanization affects both recent and established industrial countries. In the European Union, already more than 70 percent of the population live in an urban area.
New York City, Chemnitz: From Sept 29 to Oct 1, 2014, [ui!] the urban institute is very excited and honored to have been selected to be among a small group of the 15 "brightest and up-and-coming stars in the application of urban sustainability" to participate in the World-To-NYC (W2NYC) Smart and Sustainable Cities event in New York.
After sequential hurricanes in 2011 and 2012, New Yorkers experienced firsthand how an electricity disruption can have a domino effect – a series of failures that affect transportation, communications, and security. A smarter grid adds resiliency to electrical power systems and makes them better prepared to address emergencies, such as severe storms, earthquakes, heat waves, and terrorist attacks.
Urban Integrated Solutions, Inc, part of the urban institute group of companies, participated in the opening of the German Accelerator to be located at the New York University's Urban Future Lab in Brooklyn.This will be the second German Accelerator in the US after Palo Alto. Eric Gertler on behalf of the New York Mayor's office and Dean Sreenivasan of NYU Poly opened the event.
The 1st Smart City Hackathon was a success! Within 4 hours 10 participants developed a software to measure, record, visualize and analyze the room air quality. The results of the Hackathon is available on https://github.com/orolle/SmartCityHackathon1.
In the new book publication "Future Business Software - Current Trends in Business Software Development" (Springer) give in 11 contributions experts from the German Software-Cluster insight into the development of enterprise software of tomorrow.