After 8 years of deploying IoT sensors, Intelifex which has secured its independent growth and reached a turnover of €6.5M in 2021, becomes i-City to be the reference player in Smart city solutions.
i-City reveal then the first unified, modular and open smart city solution called AC360 (referring to Always Connected 360°). By exhibiting and presenting this news at Vivatech 2022, i-City is becoming the first company offering a unique Euro-Mediterranean solution in the industry.
Beyond that platform, the key capability of i-City is to bring a dedicated and multidisciplinary team as well to secure the integration and the maintenance of devices as well as a control tower for public and private organizations.
Interoperability is the key for integrated smart cities solutions
After having worked on behalf of several public customers in Morocco and France, the company found that the heterogeneity of products and the multitude of platforms did not support the digital transformation of cities. This is why, iCity decided to launch its AC360 platform. “we believe that our unique capacity of integrating different kind of devices gives us the flexibility and the agility that the public organizations are looking for. We are glad to see already positive feedback and energy and time saving of our existing customers”.
AC360 therefore plays a unifying role for the various companies and startups that have chosen to specialize in a niche and connect them together in order to bring the overall picture, ranging from traffic management to the energy of buildings, including issues of public lighting, public and water quality or even health infrastructures saturation.
The outcome of many years of IoT devices installation and maintenance expertise
The installation and maintenance of temperature sensors during the Covid vaccination campaign, the equipment of waste dumpsters in several municipalities with filling sensors, the installation of car plate readers in many African and European ports… The list of experiences that have been conducted by iCity is so long that it is difficult to mention everything.
These technical field knowledges that the teams have today and the ability to integrate sensors from different brands makes iCity a significant strength and a time saver for the cities and metropolis that commit to use the AC360 platform.
Through Managed Services Offering, i-City is committed to do a performance-based management with the public authorities
Thanks to the power of the IoT combined with human intervention and expertise, and faithful to its mission to preserve safety, the environment and health through the co-construction of services, i-City aims to preserve resources, to maintain energy and water efficiency, safety of people, property and public spaces, improve mobility, quality of life; from a social, health and divertissement point of view.
Accelerated internationalization to conquer European market
The company is investing heavily in its internationalization through its new offices in Paris. Many experienced international profiles are being recruited to accelerate growth in European markets. Major intermunicipal authorities in France, Spain and Germany have signed up for implementations and deployment of the solution.
i-City is preparing itself to create an ecosystem of city managers in main European metropolis that will provide a full support to monitor the connected devices of each city, as well as offering technicians part of this ecosystem for quick field intervention. This is a major axis of i-City expansion in Europe by investing in Human resources and systems at local level in order to secure management, supervision and above all real-time intervention to save lives and protect our environments.