Taking a new approach to solving community scale problems with the Colorado Open Lab

When you walk through the new Colorado Open Lab, one is struck by the combination of creativity, whimsy and cutting-edge technology. The 9,500 square foot engineering laboratory was designed to accelerate the development of new smart cities technology solutions through regional and cross-sector collaboration. Located inside Arrow Electronics global headquarters in Centennial Colorado, the Colorado Open Lab houses state-of-the-art engineering facilities and physical space for ideation, creation, testing and validation of solutions to solve some […]

12 Front Range cities, University of Colorado, Arrow Electronics, other top state leaders launch Colorado Smart Cities Alliance

Groundbreaking public-private initiative will accelerate the development of intelligent infrastructure projects to improve the lives of Colorado residents The Colorado Smart Cities Alliance, a first-of-its-kind initiative in the United States, officially launched Monday September 25, 2017. The statewide, multi-jurisdictional, public-private coalition aims to make Colorado a leader in the development of intelligent, 21st century infrastructure, improving everything from transportation and housing to public safety and the environment for the state’s 5.5-plus million residents. With more […]

NYT chooses Denver for Amazon’s 2nd HQ

Dear Amazon, Recently, The New York Times published a piece helping you select a city for your new headquarters, and through a process of elimination using your own criteria, landed on Denver. We completely agree We boast nearly 300 days of sunshine. We enjoy countless craft breweries and a thriving restaurant scene. We support franchises in all four major league sports. And we enjoy a nearly unparalleled quality of life. In an effort to show […]