Posts in Venture Smarter Press
Smart Cincy Summit focuses on the Internet of Transportation

Venture Smarter, The City of Cincinnati, and Cintrifuse are presenting the second Smart Cincy Summit on April 26, 2018 at Union Hall focusing on the Internet of Transportation. “Last year’s summit was a catalyzing event about what we wanted to do in the region,” said Venture Smarter founder Zack Huhn. “This year we’re shining a light on some projects that are actually in the works.”

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The Computer Commuter, University of Cincinnati

UC engineering professor Jiaqi Ma envisions smart cars navigating traffic in synchronicity with the road and each other. Autonomous technology is likely to be deployed in stages, which means driverless cars will share the road with human drivers.

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Clarke Bipartisanship Draws Bunkeddeko Criticism

The announcement for the new caucus was delivered by Venture Smarter, a firm which aims to use technology as a tool for city and regional planning, as part of their Smart Regions Congress Leadership Forum held Feb. 15. The initiative hopes to cover everything from broadband connectivity in urban, suburban, and rural areas to cybersecurity to using smart technologies and strategies to tackle the opioid and heroin epidemic.

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Smart Infrastructure Challenge launched for cities, regional bodies [Smart Cities Dive]

Cities, regional councils of government and government agencies can now compete in the 2018 Smart Infrastructure Challenge, announced Thursday at the Smart Regions Congress in Washington, DC. Technology and strategy firm Venture Smarter hosted the event, part of its Regional Smart Cities Initiative.

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New Caucus Alert - Congressional Smart Cities Caucus [Politico]

NEW CAUCUS ALERT — The Congressional Smart Cities Caucus is set to launch in early March, with Reps. Yvette Clarke (D-N.Y.) and Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) taking the lead, per a release from smart cities firm Venture Smarter, which hosted policy makers in Washington on Thursday.

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Leaders announce a shared vision, launch the 2018 Smart Infrastructure Challenge at the Smart Regions Congress - Chicago Evening Post

The Smart Infrastructure Challenge will empower cities, councils of governments, and government agencies to work together to put forth innovative plans that reflect residential needs and improve connected infrastructure and transportation in their city or region. To help catalyze efforts, Venture Smarter will grant support services to the first 25 regional applicants to help launch interdisciplinary and interagency working groups.

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Leaders announce a shared vision, launch the 2018 Smart Infrastructure Challenge at the Smart Regions Congress – The Daily Telescope

WASHINGTON, DC – 02-15-2018 (Press Release Jet) — Today leaders from the FCC, DHS, Congress, Senate, The White House and other agencies and institutions gathered for the first Smart Regions Congress at the National Press Club. Topics covered at the event included broadband and connectivity...

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Congressional Smart Cities Caucus to convene next month | Smart Cities Dive

The Congressional Smart Cities Caucus will launch next month, co-chaired by Reps. Yvette Clarke, D-NY, and Darrell Issa, R-CA. In a letter to colleagues, Clarke and Issa said the caucus "serves as a bipartisan group of members dedicated to bringing American communities into the 21st century through innovation and technological change."

 

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City Announces RFP for smart mobility app at Smart Regions Conference | Braj News Magazine

CINCINNATI, OH – 26 Oct, 2017 – Today, several important announcements were made at the nation’s first Smart Regions Conference, hosted by Cincinnati-based Venture Smarter, an organization aimed at aligning governments, business and academia nationally toward Smart Cities implementations.

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College of Informatics hosts the Smart Regions Conference: Northern Kentucky University, Greater Cincinnati Region

October 24, 2017- Northern Kentucky University’s College of Informatics hosts the Smart Regions Conference and IoT Showcase at BB&T Arena on Wednesday, October 25.  The Smart Cities conversation mimics many of the academic priorities in the College of Informatics – encouraging students to utilize critical thinking skills to gather, process, protect and share information. 

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UC Links with Industry to Share Knowledge at Smart Regions Conference 

The University of Cincinnati will be well represented in the Oct. 25 Midwest IoT Showcase and SmartRegions Conference at BB&T Arena in Northern Kentucky. Themes of the event include the future of mobility and smart transportation, cybersecurity, energy and medical tech as well as homelessness, child poverty and the heroin epidemic.

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A Preview Of The Upcoming Smart Cities Conference | WVXU

Joining us to discuss the progress being made locally by the Smart Cities Initiative and for a preview of the upcoming Smart Regions Conference are Assistant Vice President for Integrated Research at the University of Cincinnati, Jennifer Krivickas; smartLINK Chief Strategy Officer Russ Middleton; and Venture Smarter President and Director of the Regional Smart Cities InitiativeZack Huhn.

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RSCI to host first Smart Regions Conference to showcase smart cities technology

The first Smart Regions Conference, organized by Cincinnati’s Regional Smart Cities Initiative, will take place Oct. 25 at BB&T Arena at Northern Kentucky University. The conference is open to both stakeholders and the public who are interested in exploring new technologies.

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Here are the 3 most interesting startups from 1776's Brooklyn demo night - Technical.ly Brooklyn

Though founded just in January, Venture Smarter already has a working relationship with the City of Cincinnati and said it has more than 25 customers and hundreds of thousands of dollars in revenue. It does make sense that as new technologies come online, there would be a space for organizing and making sense of what’s out there, both for consumers and producers.

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'Smart cities' tech is topic of first regional Impact Ohio conference - The Blade

In the panel "Emerging Smart Cities & Opportunities for the Region," four participants discussed how some cities, including Columbus, have become early participants in forms of technology that can speed up traffic, increase security with cameras, make it easier to detect flaws in water lines, and enable people to find parking places faster.

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Inclusive Smart Cities Summit | Urban Gateway

Transportation of the Future - Cities are radically transforming how people are moving around them - from autonomous vehicles, innovations to public transit and the growth of the shared economy. Learn how these changes in transportation will powerfully impact, benefit and challenge all groups, races, and socio-economic classes within a city.

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