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IDC Awards Put Wellington City and NEC on Asia Pacific Smart City Radar

NZ a Leading Nation in IDC Awards

1 June 2017 - Today IDC Asia/Pacific released the finalists in the IDC Smart City Asia Pacific Awards (SCAPA) 2017. Out of 14 categories in total, New Zealand projects have been named as finalists in six categories: Transportation, Public Works, Smart Grid, Smart Water, Connected Health and, Tourism, Arts, Libraries, Culture, Open Spaces. Shortlisted from over 150 submissions these projects are leading the way in their respective categories and with six local finalists the calibre of Smart Cities initiatives in NZ is evident...

The finalists and categories are as follows...

  • NEC in the Public Works category. In collaboration with the Wellington City Council, NEC developed the KITE flexible sensing platform for Wellington. The platform gathers information on air quality, water quality, pedestrian mobility, waste management, parking, street lighting, solvent detection, and graffiti detection. This information provides actionable insights that facilitate improved economic and environmental benefits for the city.

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