Via private-public partnerships, the lab is designed to help residents with smart city technology.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio. (Kevin Case / Flickr)
New York City is bringing residents into the smart city planning process with the announcement that Brownsville, in Brooklyn, will be the first to have its own Neighborhood Innovation Lab.
The purpose of the lab is to gather residents, educators, tech companies, government officials and other stakeholders to solve local problems through data analysis, apps, sensors that monitor neighborhood resources and Internet of Things devices. Leadership for the lab is being provided by the New York City Economic Development Corporation, NYU’s Center for Urban Science and Progress, the Brownsville Community Justice Center and the Osborn Plaza, which will serve as an anchor site for its programs.
“New York is a city of neighborhoods and there is no better way to prepare communities for the future than by
To read more see the full post at: NYC's first Neighborhood Innovation Lab brings Internet of Things ... - StateScoop (registration)