Description / Objectives

Barcelona’s sensor network will be open to public experimentation.

Is it possible to capture the state of the city in real time? Is it possible to find out how it breathes, how it moves, how it suffers or how it becomes great? If the answer to all of these questions was yes, it would require a lot of people constantly watching what happens every minute of every day in every district of Barcelona.

Impossible, right? What if all of this information was provided by thousands of sensors? That is precisely what the open-source software Sentilo does (the term means 'sensor' in Esperanto). It won the 2016 Open Awards as the most innovative open-source software platform.

The advantage of it being open-source software (published in a repository) is that any city in the world can adapt it and do what Barcelona has done. Other administrations and businesses that want to process large amounts of information can also do it. When we say that "Barcelona wants to go beyond the smart city", it is precisely through this kind of project, sharing solutions and experiences, that this can be achieved.

This network of sensors knows the flow of people and bicycles along the city's biggest roads and arteries, the decibel levels on each street, the temperature of each neighbourhood and the quality of the air being breathed.


Pilot project at the Mercat del Ninot to estimate capacity in public spaces

Sun, 18/04/2021 - 10:37

City Council. The project explores the economic and technological feasibility of reusing the corporate wi-fi system.

Seven local initiatives for a proactive city

Sat, 31/10/2020 - 10:18

Smart City. The winning projects in the urban innovation grant call will get 500,000 euros.

5gCity - Institut Municipal d'informàtica

Barcelona takes part in the 5G deployment model’s definition

Mon, 26/10/2020 - 09:44

The aim was to develop the concept of neutral operator from a city perspective and help to eliminate the current digital gap.

C-Mobile Projecte Europeu, Mobilitat i IMI de l'Ajuntament de Barcelona

The European C-MobILE project is launching a mobility-assistance services pilot in Barcelona and its metropolitan area

Tue, 22/09/2020 - 17:17

The consortium led by Applus + IDIADA, RACC and Barcelona City Council's Mobility Department, with support from IMI, today presented its mobility-assistance services pilot, the C-Mobile Barcelona app.


Congrés "Smart Mobility Congress"

Del 16/11/2021 al 18/11/2021
Fira Barcelona - Recinte Gran Via
Av Joan Carles I 64 (Hospitalet llobregat)
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