SmartCitiesWorld has an article about Peña Station NEXT. Below is an excerpt with a link to the full article.
Panasonic has launched the Smart City Innovation Showcase at the sustainable Peña Station NEXT community in Denver Colorado to mark the company’s 100th anniversary.
Located inside the electronics company’s Technology and Operations Centre, the interactive 15,000-square-foot-facility features a 3D cityscape including a connected mobility district, commercial business district and sports and entertainment district designed to immerse visitors in a wide range of smart city solutions.
The showcase aims to help cities, utilities, real estate developers and other stakeholders to experience and engage in a real-world smart city environment to better understand how, why, and when they should deploy smart solutions in their communities.
“Smart city solutions can be difficult to justify and deploy because they typically involve multiple city departments and external stakeholders. We seek to simplify and accelerate the process for our customers, and our experience is that smart city success requires all stakeholders to be closely aligned, and complex, multi-stakeholder issues thoughtfully addressed,” said Jarrett Wendt, executive vice president of Panasonic CityNOW.