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Pessac equips its home aids with NFC phones

Pessac equips its home aids with NFC phones

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by Suzanne Galy | 12.28.11

Since October, home aids of the town of Pessac have been equipped with NFC-enabled mobile phones. This non-contact tool allows them to receive and transmit to CCAS, in real-time, information related to their daily missions. The mayor hopes to improve the management of welfare payments.

Launching of an open data call for European proposals

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by Elsa Sidawy | 07.15.11

Eric Besson, the Ministry of Digital Economy, launched yesterday an “Open Data call for European proposals”, aimed at encouraging the creation of applications and free mobile services based on European public data.

The second edition of Futur en Seine in Region Ile-de-France

The second edition of Futur en Seine in Region Ile-de-France

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by Elsa Sidawy | 06.16.11

The second edition of Futur en Seine will take place from 17th to 26th June over the whole Ile-de-France region. Organised by the competitiveness Centre Cap Digital, the event has become a must-be for all the actors of digital innovation.

The small Swedish town of Skellefteå is giving Silicon Valley a run for its money

The small Swedish town of Skellefteå is giving Silicon Valley a run for its money

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by Elsa Sidawy | 05.11.11

The city of Skellefteå, in the north of Sweden has become since the end of last year a testing ground for local enterprises keen on trying out their new digital and mobile products and services in a particularly favorable context.

Comment on the self-service bicycles in your area!

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by Elsa Sidawy | 01.31.11

Utilisacteur and Innov’ in the City are asking readers to participate in a rather particular debate. During the next few weeks, readers are invited to give their opinion on the self-service bicycle networks in their city by posting one or more ideas via Twitter.

1500 students experiment with Tiki’Surf C@mpus in Rennes

1500 students experiment with Tiki’Surf C@mpus in Rennes

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by Nicolas Bellégo | 10.22.10

Tiki’labs has launched a version of the “special campus” Tiki’Surf, its mobile touchscreen navigation service. A first experiment is underway in Rennes, in collaboration with the European University of Brittany and l’INSA. The goal: to facilitate everyday life on campus by making mobile access to the various services available online simpler and more visible.

Mobile Millennium: mobile sensors become a viable means to measure traffic

Mobile Millennium: mobile sensors become a viable means to measure traffic

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by Sébastien Blandin | 10.19.10

At the University of California, Berkeley, Professor Bayen’s team is developing new algorithms for estimating traffic on highways and arterial roads. To identify in real time and with precision slowdowns, from all causes affecting traffic conditions, researchers at the Lagrangian Sensor Systems Laboratory, led by Professor Bayen, bring together real-time measurements with models of traffic evolution.

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Agenda Innov'in The City

May 9 to 11
Energy Cities annual meeting, Guimarães, Portugal.

May 12
International Workshop on Open Data, Nantes, France.

May 12
Stockholm Summit on Service Innovation in Cities, Stockholm, Suède.