Partner Spotlight: News for Oracle, Qualcomm, Current, Siemens, Cubic Transportation and more

Thu, 2016-09-22 14:46 -- SCC Staff

Scroll down for quick takes from Council partners.

A smarter campus for Qualcomm
Two Council lead partners are working together on an intelligent LED infrastructure project that will make several buildings smarter and more responsive to occupants' needs, more energy efficient and less expensive to operate. Current, powered by GE, was selected by Qualcomm to add the infrastructure and senses in eight buildings at one of its San Diego campus locations. Technologies from both companies will be used to enhance communications between lighting, HVAC, energy and other systems.

New India partnership for Oracle
Council Lead Partner Oracle is working with the state government of Maharashtra to build a Center of Excellence in Mumbai. The facility will be a center for smart cities research focused on designing and creating new government-to-citizen and government-to-business services. Some of those could include a "smart city in a box," drivers license renewals, a system for making smart city services available throughout the state and analytics for transportation management.

Siemens to provide BMS for Dubai Parks and Resorts
Council Associate Partner Siemens has won a contract to provide the building management system for Dubai Parks and Resorts (DPR). The BMS will monitor and control lighting, fire alarms, water metering, HVAC, energy management and other functions at several DPR locations, including parks and a hotel.

Cubic Transportation picked for Singapore automated fare collection system
Council Associate Partner Cubic Transportation Systems will provide an automated fare collection system for the Singapore Land Transport Authority's future Thomsen-East Coast Line. The $35.5 million contract will include design, development, test and integration with the authority's current fare collection system.

Recognition for Black & Veatch
The American Public Works Association recently named a Chicago sewer tunnel collection system its Project of the Year award winner. Council Associate Partner Black & Veatch led the planning and design for the Thornton Composite Reservoir, said to be the world's largest combined sewer reservoir. The company also contributed primary consulting services for several parts of the construction phase of the project.