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Connecthings Joins Current, powered by GE As a Key Smart City Partner to Foster Urban & Economic Development

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Connecthings, operator of the largest global network of beacons in public spaces (130,000+), today announced its partnership with Current, powered by GE (NYSE:GE) to encourage the use of the Intelligent Environments platform as a living laboratory to enable economic growth and enhance the quality of life. The platform allows companies and the local tech community to harness the power of the Industrial Internet and develop new applications to solve city challenges and engage with citizens.

Founded in 2007, Connecthings has been transforming passive points of contact and locations including street furniture, train stations, airports and more into smart, connected objects communicating with the smartphones of citizens and visitors alike. Connecthings' Internet of Public Things platform contextualizes the beacon network to send the right information at the right time to mobile users - on all or parts of the beacon network, worldwide. Any mobile application can easily plug onto the beacon network and engage with their users while on the move.

“We are very proud to join Current, powered by GE’s vibrant ecosystem of innovative companies,” says Laetitia Gazel Anthoine, CEO & Founder, Connecthings. 

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