AGT Blog
AGT leveraged the Internet of Things to improve Attendees’ Experience at Tomorrowland
Jasper Weijman | September 11, 2014

With the rise in popularity of mega events, particularly music festivals in Europe and beyond, managing large-scale crowds and ensuring an enjoyable experience for attendees has become an increasingly difficult task for governments, event organizers and security personnel. At mega events such as Tomorrowland, Europe’s biggest electronic dance music festival, it is critical that attendees can thoroughly revel in the experience and an exceedingly vital part of these events is to avoid disruptions and maintain a positive atmosphere. More than... More >>

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Energy and Individual Consumption: Made Simple through Advanced Analytics
Joachim Schaper | June 10, 2014

We are constantly looking for new ways to engage with partners and governments in order to advance our public safety agenda through global smart city innovation. And occasionally, we have the opportunity to host influencers from key markets at AGT International locations in order to provide more robust and transparent information on the innovation and development process that adds value to our leading solutions. As a part of this ongoing engagement effort, we recently hosted Brigitte Zypries, Parliamentary State Secretary... More >>

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Consortium Fields a Successful Smart City Pilot Project in Singapore
Geoffrey Baird | June 2, 2014

Across the world, cities are evolving at a rapid pace, with many changes being made in favor of infrastructure that can help cities efficiently manage events and resources across multiple agencies. Singapore is an example of one such city. As a pioneer in the development of smart city infrastructure and with these challenges top of mind, AGT International is constantly on the lookout for ways to innovate and harness the power of the Internet of Things (IoT) and relevant public... More >>

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World Cities Summit – June 2014
admin | June 2, 2014

From June 1st – 4th 2014, AGT will be participating in the World Cities Summit, which is a global platform for government leaders and industry experts to address livable and sustainable city challenges, share integrated urban solutions and forge partnerships. The event, which is being hosted in Singapore, is being jointly organized by Singapore’s Centre for Livable Cities (CLC) and Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) and will consist of a summit conference, exhibition and Global Mayors forum. The biennial event typically... More >>

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Partnering to Establish a Smart City Framework Hamburg, Germany
Jens Wegmann | May 5, 2014

The future of the world is closely tied to the future of our cities. Today, about half of the world’s population lives in cities and the trend towards urbanization is accelerating, as is our need to secure effective methods to ensure their future prosperity and competitiveness. Cities are increasingly stressed by a growing demand for services, infrastructure and tight resources, pressures that will require a multi-layered approach to address. Given the scale of these impending challenges, it is unrealistic to... More >>

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Emergency Expo 2014
AGT Web Team | April 14, 2014

Last week AGT International participated in another event that highlighted public safety as well as crisis and risk management in the Netherlands. The Emergency Expo 2014 (April 8 – 10, 2014) – took place in Rotterdam, the Netherlands and served as a multidisciplinary platform for parties involved in disaster management, risk management and crisis management to meet and converse. The agenda included a unique combination of exhibits and programs to facilitate knowledge on preparedness for substantive unexpected challenges. Major areas... More >>

Arab Future Cities Summit 2014
AGT Web Team | April 10, 2014

Earlier this week AGT International participated an event that enabled us to engage with peer companies involved in supporting public safety through smart city solutions and crisis and risk management. The Arab Future Cities Summit 2014 took place on April 7 – 8, 2014 at The Ritz-Carlton, Doha in West Bay Lagoon, Qatar. This premiere Middle East event attracted senior level executives to discuss progress and requirements for initiating smart city design projects across the Middle East. AGT was a... More >>

Cisco Partner Summit 2014
AGT Web Team | April 2, 2014

Last week, Wayne Hull, Vice President, Global Partners at AGT International, participated in Cisco Partner Summit 2014. It is an annual invitation-only event that brings Cisco’s affiliates together to strengthen partnerships and identify new ways of working. Over the course of four days, from March 24th – March 27th in Las Vegas, Nevada, participants had the opportunity to foster integration, build relationships and expand the current ecosystem of opportunities, leveraging innovative technologies that make the most of the Internet of... More >>

AGT International presents innovative water management technology to governmental agencies in the Netherlands
AGT Web Team | April 2, 2014

On Thursday, March 6, AGT International participated in the Open Data Interactive Workshop, organized by the Netherlands Water Partnership, in cooperation with the Ministry of Economic Affairs and the Ministry of Infrastructure & Environment. The event took place in Utrecht, the Netherlands at a the LEF Future Center that was set up to hold inspiring, out of the box sessions on how Open Data sets can support innovation in water management. The event focused on providing governmental agencies and end... More >>

Welcome from AGT International
AGT Web Team | February 4, 2014

Welcome to AGT International’s official corporate blog. Our intention with this forum is to share insights, research and discussions on the opportunity presented by our work. We hope to encourage a broader dialogue on matters of importance to us, our peers and to members of the broader global community that share our vision and purpose. We are greatly inspired by the Internet of Things , which underpins much of our work to make the world safer by connecting cities, securing... More >>

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