Meeting with representatives of Japanese companies The major of the city, Mrs. Gema Igual, met with representatives of NTT West & NEC interested in knowing the innovation strategy of Santander. Additionally, the major presented the innovative projects carried out in the city regarding Smart cities, including Wise-IoT project. Links: A piece of news published at municipal website: http://santander.es/content/empresarios-japoneses-se-interesan-por-desarrollos-tecnologicos-smart-city
Meeting with members of the Turkish Government The major of the city, Mrs. Gema Igual, welcomed a delegation of the Turkish Ministry of Urban Development and the Environment. The model of Santander as Smart city was presented together with the innovative projects carried out in the city, including Wise-IoT project. This meeting was held at New Technologies Interpretation Centre, where visitors had the oportunity of visualise several mobile apps developed, different kinds of sensors deployed in the city and how [...]
Smart ski use case aims to enhance skiing experience. These are some major functionalities that our applications will offer: Conquer the Slope: Daily slope-specific scoreboards that let skiers or snowboarders compete to stimulate skiing, respectively snowboarding activity. Slope Traffic Monitoring: Traffic information displays that let skiers select ski lifts and slopes to spread the skier crowd across the skiing area. Skier Tracking: Skier tags that let the management of a ski resort analyze the flow of the skier crowd through the skiing [...]
France2 channel interview Journalist from France2 channel interviewed Gema Igual, Major of the city, abou the concept of Santander as Smart City and those projects and initiatives carried out in the city in the Smart City domain. The objective of this interview is to elaborate a news report. Links: http://santander.es/content/television-publica-francesa-emitira-reportaje-sobre-santander-smart-city
Kick-off meeting of Synchronicity project The majoress of the city attended to the kick-off meeting of a new Smart City H2020 project named ‘SynchroniCity’,which aimes at create standards to allow the interoperability and connectivity between different Smart Cities technologies based on Internet of Things. The model of Santander as Smart city was presented, together with the EU projects which are being carried out by the city council, including Wise-IoT project.
Meeting with representatives of Japanese entities As answer to the request sent by a partner of ClouT project, a delegation of Japanese entities was welcomed by the major of the city. The main goal of this visit was to know how Santander conceives the Smart City paradigm and also, how it is being tackled by the city council. This delegation consisted on six people, including representatives of Nikken Sekkei research institute (NSRI), Department of Urban Management at Kyoto University, [...]