Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Foxconn unveils website for ‘Smart Cities’ ideas competition

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Foxconn unveils website for ‘Smart Cities’ ideas competition

Foxconn Technology Group formally launched its “Smart Cities – Smart Futures” initiative Tuesday and unveiled a website for the competition.

The company will provide up to $1 million in prizes over the next three years to students, faculty and staff at Wisconsin colleges who generate winning ideas.

“The competition is aimed at finding innovative ways that technology can help enhance quality of life and working environments,” Alan Yeung, Foxconn’s director of U.S. strategic initiatives, said in a statement.

Those ideas could involve efforts such as “developing attractive streetscapes, building transportation networks, designing innovative living spaces, improving the way we learn or enhancing health care,” Yeung said. Read the full story here.