Technology Smart City/IoT


LVX established our Smart City Team in 2009 back when IoT was still in the “if” not “when” state, and today we are advocacy and policy leaders, and advisors of choice to many cities and governments around the world.

The LVX Smart City Vision and commitment is simple:

To help to create more beautiful cities, campuses and buildings in which it is easier and more enjoyable to work and play, while at the same time delivering economic and environmental benefits to all.

Our Clients

Today LVX is developing strategies, frameworks, designing, engineering and project managing Smart City and IoT solutions for high profile cities, businesses and government agencies including:

  • Barossa Council
  • City of Brisbane
  • City of Los Angeles
  • City of Perth
  • City of Playford
  • City of Sydney
  • City of Unley
  • Sunshine Coast Council
  • New South Wales Government
  • Queensland Government
  • Western Australian Government

Services Overview

As an emerging, large and incredibly fast-growing industry*, Smart City/IoT offer wildly diverse technology and service offers that can be bewildering for clients looking to enter this space. One of LVX’s key roles is to provide an independent, holistic view, help clients identify their needs, and to conceptualise, develop, design, implement and manage solutions that meet their individual requirements.

LVX’s whole of industry view, being independent, horizontally and vertically integrated, and ranging from strategy, concept and framework development, through probity & procurement, IT, cybersecurity, technical, commercial & risk due diligence and project design, documentation and management is unique among smart City/IoT advisory firms.

*Forbes’ December 2017 analysis of shows that IoT globally was US$157Bn in 2016 and will be US$457Bn in 2020 making it the fastest growing industry sector in the world, and the 7th largest, (after defense, health, transport, resources, agriculture and education. US$6 trillion is in the pipeline to be invested in IoT in the 5 years from 2015 to 2020).

Detailed Services

In order to provide and active functional, delivered solutions, LVX’s services are necessarily comprehensive and range from the deeply technical to high level strategy, risk, procurement, organisational transformation and community messaging. Below is a detailed summary of all services.

  • Smart City/IoT Strategy
    • Scoping
    • Concept Development
    • Framework Development & Implementation
    • Master-planning
  • Probity & Procurement Advisory
  • Due Diligence
  • Technical
    • Augmented Reality
    • Autonomous & Connected Vehicles
    • CCTV & Visual Recognition Technology/Recognition as a Service, (“RaaS”)
    • Cybersecurity
    • Data Management
    • Environmental Monitoring
    • Life Safety
    • Lighting
    • Parking Management
    • Public Safety & Anti-terrorism Technologies
    • Smart Audio
    • Smart Signage & Banners
    • Network Architecture
    • Traffic
    • Water Management
    • Wi-fi
  • Commercial
  • Risk
  • Organisational Change Management
    • Internal Structural Transformation
    • Community Engagement & Messaging
    • Government & Industry Interfacing Engagement
  • Business Case Development
  • Project Services
    • Audit
    • Project Design & Specification, (Engineering Services)
    • Project Management
  • Economic Transformation Advisory, (future industry, investment attraction, technology start-up hubs, regional value capture)
  • Government & Industry Engagement, (co-investment, grants, subsidies)

Industry Sectors

Economic development, activation and transformation is a key focus of LVX’s Smart City & IoT applications development, with key capabilities being in areas including:

  • Agri-tech
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail Precinct Activation
  • Smart Arts Activation
  • Smart Sport Technology
  • Tele-medicine, Tele-health & NDIS
  • Future Industry Education
  • Connected & Autonomous Vehicles