Smart City Workshop

This toolkit was developed in the FP7 project SocIoTal. (deliverables)

So you are a city council member,  a service provider,  a citizen, a hacker and you want to be part of transitioning your city into a 'wise' city? You came to the right place. For developers there are open source tools that enable you to build your own platform. For citizens we have... Read More...

SocIoTal provides key enablers for a reliable, secure and trusted IoT environment that enable creation of a socially aware citizen-centric services.

This website is the main entrypoint/hub for all the available SocIoTal APIs.

The SocIoTal Integrated Platform instance In order to properly run the SocIoTal Test APK... Read More...

Recently Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying outlined the three principles of the pilot project to develop a smart city in Kowloon East, Hongkong. The first is access to free WIFI and interactive city platforms, the second is green technology and the third is to really absorb public opinion and take public perspectives into account; i.e co-creation. As a first pilot based on those principles, the city choose to install smart traffic lights and improve the pedestrian environment "with a view to... Read More...

All over the world people gather in Internet of Things Meetups.

Is there one near you? If not, set one up yourself. If you need advice, mail.

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More than 90% of Europeans say they want the same data protection rights across the EU – and regardless of where their data is processed. The European Commission put forward its EU Data Protection Reform  to make Europe fit for the digital age. link

What does GDPR mean for you from 2018?

In Council we have strong IoT legal expertise we can refer you to if you want advice on this... Read More...

The Internet of Things, pervasive computing, ubicomp, and ambient intelligence, not one of these terms can inspire broad enthusiasm to change practices, relationships, or world views that inform how we are living our everyday lives. The terms are too technical.To be efficient, to optimize is necessary to better control our resources (about 50% of all food globally is wasted), but it is not able to relate to everyday life, our families, our love for our children and relatives, the... Read More...