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Save the Date for GCTC 2016

Municipal leaders and innovators will gather at the NIST Campus in Gaithersburg, Maryland on November 12-13 for an important event related to the next round of Global City Team Challenge (GCTC). An agenda for the November event and a summary of exciting changes that NIST and US Ignite have planned for the next round of […]

Join US Ignite at GovLoop’s IoT Connected Government Training in DC

Register Today! Join US Ignite’s Executive Director William Wallace in Washington, D.C. next Tuesday, August 25 at the Renaissance Hotel for a free, half-day Internet of Things training sponsored by GovLoop. Partners will discuss how agencies at the federal, state, and local level are starting to leverage technology and the Internet of Things in new […]

City on a Cloud Innovation Challenge 2015

US Ignite partner Amazon is offering a new challenge for smart cities using the Amazon cloud. US Ignite is happy to alert its members to opportunities that may turn out to be synergistic with US Ignite. The following information is from Amazon: Local and regional governments are innovating quickly […]

Highlights from the 2015 GCTC Expo

US Ignite had a great time at this year’s Global City Teams Challenge Expo, the premier one-day Internet of Things and Smart City event held this past week at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC. With support from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and our partners, the Global City Teams […]

Ammon, ID Wins NIJ App Challenge

Today, the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) announced the winners of their Ultra-High Speed (UHS) App Challenge, and US Ignite partner Ammon, ID was awarded first prize of $75,000. Congratulations, Ammon! The City of Ammon developed a school emergency screencast application that works with a school’s existing camera systems on a high-speed network, and gunshot […]