The Museumnacht Hackathon was a great success. Along with our partners iAmsterdam, Appsterdam and JCDecaux we were able to extend the iBeacon Mile throughout the city center and enable IoT interactive apps. Among the 20 apps submitted the prizes went to Virti-Q for first place, Cultour for second place and Art Whisper for third place.
We received confirmation from ODInE the Open Data Incubator Europe that we have been accepted into the incubator programme which includes 100k of equity free funding. This is a great honour and opportunity for the iBeacon Living Lab and the IoT network to grow further and faster, hopefully beyond Amsterdam very soon. To find out […]
Flinck is an open source storytelling application for museums. Flinck inspires museums to open up and break away from the traditional way to deliver information and offer engaging ways to experience art. The use of technology in innovative ways can help push the boundaries on how to deliver content behind an exhibition. The first project […]
Amsterdam is set to become a ‘connected city’ with the launch of a new Internet-of-Things wireless network that will allow objects to transmit data between each other – and The Next Web is helping to bring it to life. The Things Network is a first-of-its-kind system that uses low-power, low-bandwidth LoRaWAN technology to cover the […]
Living Lab for Smart City Apps Hazerswoude – Rijndijk, August 18, 2015 – Amsterdam is actively positioning itself as a Smart City and is giving visitors, companies and students the opportunity to test the iBeacon Mile Smart City Apps. The very first LoRaWan network in the world enables users to communicate through the M2M communication […]
Starting January 2016, the Netherlands will host the rotating presidency of the European Union in Amsterdam for six months. During this period the city will hold many events in on the historic Marine Base- The Marineterrein- now an innovation hub and home to Startup Delta and now the IoT experts Glimworm. To help the city showcase innovation for the European Presidency they created an iBeacon Mile from Amsterdam Central Station along the old harbor past the new Public Library, the Nemo science museum and the Maritime Museum ending at the Marineterrein.