Monday, 15th of October of 2018

Big Data and the Internet of Things: keys to the success of a city

Anticipate traffic jams, prevent natural disasters, help in emergency situations or improve the city. Big Data and the Internet of Things are transforming the urban environment. They do it in terms of mobility, infrastructure, energy, health and education to give life to the so-called smart cities. The objective is to achieve sustainable development and, at the same time, increase the quality of life.

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Monday, 10th of Septemberof 2018

MobiWay – Mobility beyond Individualism

Congested traffic is a reality of urban environments, due to road infrastructure problems that can no longer handle the large number of cars. Traffic incidents, working areas, weather conditions make trafficking a major concern for municipalities. Advanced traffic control technologies can lead to more efficient use of road infrastructure, which reduces traffic congestion, local pollutant emissions and energy consumption.

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Monday, 20th of August of 2018

Cities, new technologies and privacy

Nowadays societies are experimenting a fast and forced adaptation to new technologies due to the extreme portability of new devices and the constant struggle of cities to keep their facilities, amenities and security forces up-to-date.

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Tuesday, 7th of August 2018

Kafka-based platforms can now join the CitiSim ecosystem

As a result of the increasing interest in the CitiSim project and the first collaboration with a private company (out of the international consortium), a CitiSim to Kafka adapter has been developed, becoming an open door to other Big Data and Analytics solutions and a clear mechanism to add value and to increase the impact in the market.

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Tuesday, 17th of July of 2018

IoT for tracking of people

The concept Internet of Things (IoT) references the digital interconnection of common objects with Internet. IoT provides great capacity to generate important amounts of data from the physical world, which once analysed by computer tools, can be used to improve decision making as well as the performance of daily activities, thus facilitating the lifestyle of people. There are IoT solutions for many areas, such as: industrial, domestics, transport sector, etc.

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Monday, 2nd of June of 2018

Smart city H2020 ongoing projects: An overview

As a process of technological surveillance, the citisim comsortium regularly analyzes other approaches to smart city concept, in this entry blog we are going to provide an overview of the H2020 ongoing project. The H2020 research program has been funding research projects related with smart city since the concept inception, in this entry we will see some of the most relevant projects currently being carried out under this program.

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Wednesday, 21st of February of 2017

A first approach to Augmented Reality in CitiSim

For CitiSim Spanish Pilot, an Augmented Reality application is being developed. This application is aimed to run on Microsoft HoloLens smartglasses and it’s being prepared to allow an easy port to any other future devices. Using it, specialists will have access and tools that allow them to practice emergency simulations in an efficient ways.

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CitiSim Project (TSI-102107-2016-4) has been co-financed by Ministry of Energy, Tourism and the Digital Agenda inside National Plan for Scientific Research, Development and Technological innovation 2013-2016 of Spain.

By funds from Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology through the program INNOGLOBAL of Spain.


And by Executive Unit for Financing Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation (UEFISCDI) through project PN-III-P3-3.5-EUK-2016-0043 of Romania.