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Measuring Amsterdam

  On June 12th, the research group Digital Life of Create-IT organised the Measuring Amsterdam event. During this event, keynote speakers talked about Crowdsourcing, Amsterdam as a Smart City and data visualization. We also performed measurements and observations on the Wibautstraat (Knowledge mile) during the event. These measurements are derived from the research projects from […]

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Province of Rome: boosting public investments through CitySDK

  CitySDK partner Province of Rome presented its Open Data portal in 2012, answering to the need to fulfill an institutional duty while gaining, most importantly, an extraordinary opportunity to better serve the local (and broader) community through transparency, raising the degree of participation from citizens. In practice, this respectable amount of data came from […]

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Internet of things in the Makers era, 23rd May, Rome

Colleagues in Italy and elsewhere are invited along to “Internet Things in the Makers Era” this week in Rome. We would all like to live in intelligent cities, be able to interact with the public administration and have real time data, but how can we achieve this? The CitySDK Project (City Service Development Kit) aims […]

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CitySDK presented in the Net Futures magazine

  The latest net-Xperiment issue of the Net Futures magazine presents a selection of FIRE initiatives, including CitySDK. The FIRE – The Future Internet Research and Experimentation – initiative is addressing the need to experiment with networks, by creating a multidisciplinary test environment for investigating and experimentally validating innovative ideas for new networking and service […]

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Big Apps in Lisbon

At a time where Lisbon is perceived as one of the must visit European capitals, Vodafone has now launched Vodafone Lisbon Big Apps, to find out and reward the best future smartphone applications that will focus on improving citizens, tourists and workers’ lives. Initially, the 20 best ideas will be selected for a development period, in which the projects […]

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CitySDK’s Mobility and Tourism endpoints used in 2nd Lamia Run Festival

  On 11 of April, Lamia organized the 2nd Night Run Festival with a lot of fun activities. The race consisted of two courses (3Km and 10Km), categorized as city run and took place inside the city. To help the organizing committee, runners, volunteers and audience, involved with the event, Gnosis launched the app that is […]

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CitySDK challenge: Build Best cross-city Smart Participation app – win 3000 euros

CitySDK project was set to harmonize APIs across cities in Europe. Helsinki together with Amsterdam, Lisbon, Lamia and Rome implemented an issue reporting API. The API is also compliant with Open311 interface, which is used in several cities in US and elsewhere. We now launch the CitySDK challenge where we seek for the Best cross-city […]

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Launching the Manchester Endpoint

  In Manchester we have been working with the linked data platform developed by Waag Society for the last year. We were given a preview of it last March where we were able to make it available to developers at the FutureEverything Festival Transport Innovation Challenge, where a number of applications started to use the […]

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Expanding Smart Participation: jobs and vocational training

The key CitySDK effort is making (digital) services available to citizens, while unifying and simplifying the development process. Cities are working hard to build a valid toolkit which has to be standard, interoperable, scalable and easy to be exploited by other Cities willing to support the ecosystem. By initially focusing on three distinct domains – […]

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Istanbul Public Transportation Information System

  As cities grow due to increasing population, the pressure on transportation systems increases as well, which results in more complex challenges. In the big cities transportation alternatives evolving along with the depending on geography. Istanbul is the one of luckiest cities in this respect. Roads and railways as well as the sea route offer […]

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