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CIVIQ Smartscapes to provide Smart Kiosks for Massachusetts Convention Center Authority and Signature Boston

BOSTON —– CIVIQ Smartscapes – an industry-leader with a proven track record of smart kiosk solutions today announced the company will provide smart kiosks for the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority’s (MCCA) Boston Convention and Exhibition Center (BCEC) in South Boston. The first unit has already been installed directly in front of the venue on Summer St with additional placement options under consideration on the BCEC’s 70-acre campus including the Lawn On D.

CIVIQ’s WayPointX  provides user friendly content to convention attendees and visitors alike featuring local points of interest, transit information, high speed USB charging, public service messaging and a photo booth to share that special Boston moment on social media. In addition, the WayPointX introduced a new digital option for convention customers, advertisers and the Authority to utilize in promoting event activity brand management and promotions.

“There are so many opportunities for visitors to Boston - and we’re excited to see the WayPointX help communicate and demonstrate these,” said Dave Steigerwald, Business Development, CIVIQ.“

“The MCCA’s focus is to provide an authentic and memorable customer experience for event attendees, said Ed Bryan, Director of IT Show Operations, MCCA. “We now have the ability to deliver real time, interactive content and information related to our venue and the surrounding South Boston community.”

“This is a natural expansion of our smart city solution into the Convention Center space,” said Gerry Burns, President, CIVIQ Smartscapes. “The features of the WayPointX align nicely with the MCCA’s objectives and goals and we’re looking forward to seeing the benefits this will bring to the Convention Center and the local area.”

About the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority (MCCA)

The Massachusetts Convention Center Authority owns and oversees the operations of the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, the John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center, the MassMutual Center in Springfield, MA, the Boston Common Parking Garage, The Lawn On D Powered by Citizens Bank, and The Lot On D. The BCEC and Hynes have earned a rare gold standard from the International Association of Congress Centres (AIPC), making Boston only the fourth city in North America and the 12th worldwide to have been awarded this top standard, the highest certification level a convention facility can achieve under strict AIPC guidelines.

About CIVIQ Smartscapes

CIVIQ Smartscapes is an innovative world leader of smart kiosks. Our unique people-centered technology and street level presence help cities, campuses, convention centers and other venues connect, compete and innovate. CIVIQ’s solutions connect people to their community in new ways and are designed to inform, inspire and support people where they live, work and play. To learn more about the CIVIQ Experience, please visit