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  • The 3 layers of a Smart City

    There are three key layers to consider when implementing a Smart City Strategy

    The 3 layers of a Smart City

  • How do you monitor flood levels?

    ​If your town is an at-risk area, then you need to take a proactive approach to flood monitoring.

    How do you monitor flood levels?

  • Pinacl’s Digital Property Management – Strengthening the evidence against disrepair claims for Social Housing Providers.

    The volume of disrepair claims against registered providers (RPs) of social housing has increased significantly in recent years. And disrepair claims are often accompanied by costly public liability claims.

    Pinacl’s Digital Property Management – Strengthening the evidence against disrepair claims for Social Housing Providers.

  • 7 simple steps to building a Smart City

    By now, most people will have some idea of what IoT stands for and its growing importance to society. However, knowing how to implement a digital transformation strategy and kick start your IoT journey can be daunting, so we’ve put together 7 steps to help.

    7 simple steps to building a Smart City

  • Pinacl unleash the ultimate ‘open-access’ IoT Launch Pack for Councils

    Pinacl offers a range of IoT solutions that can benefit Councils. We can deploy a range of sensors tailored to meet the specific requirements of your Smart Place.

    Pinacl unleash the ultimate ‘open-access’ IoT Launch Pack for Councils

  • Lifts take us where we need to go, now IoT is taking lifts to a more efficient place

    As technologies come together, IoT solutions are now reaching a level of maturity which is enabling their mass production, reducing their ownership costs and in turn accelerating their uptake and demand.

    Lifts take us where we need to go, now IoT is taking lifts to a more efficient place

  • How can IoT monitor air quality in Towns and Cities?

    Worldwide, people are becoming more concerned with air quality conditions as pollution is becoming widely recognised as a severe risk to the public’s health.

    How can IoT monitor air quality in Towns and Cities?

  • What is a Smart Place?

    Technology can connect infrastructure, business, communities, public service and individual citizens in ways that were previously impossible, improving economic and social well-being and transforming public services. But this research is about how that technology can be used better and more effectively to achieve these connections, not about the technology itself.

    What is a Smart Place?

  • Are we ready for the Internet of Things?

    With all the hype around the Internet of Things, you would think that every technology provider is a contender looking to grab market share.

    Are we ready for the Internet of Things?

  • Why Local Authorities are a catalyst for Smart Cities to succeed

    Remember the days before the Internet? Scouring books and newspapers to gather information and navigating your journeys with a Road Atlas? As technology evolves, we are quick to forget how much has changed over the last 20 years.

    Why Local Authorities are a catalyst for Smart Cities to succeed

  • Smart Cities: A blueprint to success

    Smart Cities, Smart Places, Future Cities, Digital Cities – common words you have probably heard or read about and ultimately they lead to the same concept.

    Smart Cities: A blueprint to success

  • When Should You Consider Dark Fibre?

    In this digital age the demands being placed on a businesses ICT infrastructure continues to grow at a rapid rate – which typically means so do the ongoing running costs.

    When Should You Consider Dark Fibre?

  • The Rise of Smart Places

    The revolution in communication technologies has driven the demand for access to services, data and applications from anywhere at any time. Whilst this is a more straight forward proposition to deliver in a private space or smaller public area, providing the same service for larger public spaces can be a complex and costly task if not approached in the right way.

    The Rise of Smart Places