Sentilo

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.

News

Av. Meridiana. Ciutadella-Glòries. Aèria

Barcelona collaborates on the 5G Catalunya project

Wed, 09/06/2021 - 13:49

The 5G Catalunya project is to be developed with the collaboration of various organisations, such as Barcelona City Council, Mobile World Capital Barcelona, Fira de Barcelona, i2cat, Intel and the IESE business school.

Hack the Hospital, Barcelona, Boston, repte, tecnologia, salut

Innovative proposals to improve hospital stays for teenagers

Mon, 10/05/2021 - 14:30

Smart City. Hack the Hospital is an international hackathon which will bring together teams of professionals and patients from Barcelona and Boston.

Digitisation of the maintenance of metro line 5 (L5)

Fri, 30/04/2021 - 09:49

Mobility and transport. The aims are to avoid breakdowns and maintain the equipment more efficiently.

Solar paving to generate electricity in Plaça de les Glòries

Wed, 28/04/2021 - 11:24

Environment and sustainability. The pilot project will see an area of 50 square metres get solar energy generating paving to produce 7,560 kWh a year, equivalent to the consumption of three homes.

Agenda

Congrés "Smart Mobility Congress"

When:
Del 16/11/2021 al 18/11/2021
Where:
Fira Barcelona - Recinte Gran Via
Av Joan Carles I 64 (Hospitalet llobregat)
902233200
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