At an Internet Of Things conference this year I gave a speech on why traditional business models will be disrupted by IOT and Open Data. One such example I used was the car insurance industry, and how I believed that …

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Last week, The Things Network — 010 was launched. This is an open LoRa network for the Internet of Things (IoT) in Rotterdam. It took only six weeks to get commitment from the parties involved for the purchase and placement …

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Today sees the Oxford Flood Network map going public. We’ve been working on this community-based project for over a year now and thought it was a good time to explain the technology that is behind it. Nominet’s IoT Tools When …

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Local people could use OpenAQ’s online system to assess conditions in their heavily polluted capital.

Scottish city embraces IoT and open data

Bristol has twice as many photovoltaic panels on houses than the UK average. It is one reason why Bristol is becoming the country’s leading city for smart and sustainable energy. Department of Energy and Climate Change data shows that in …

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Bristol, UK (Tuesday 17 November) Bristol Is Open today announced Rolls-Royce, the power systems company, as a Project Partner in the UK’s first interactive Data Dome. Rolls-Royce will investigate the use of the fully immersive hemispherical display system in the …

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The Open Networking Foundation (ONF) is a non-profit organization dedicated to accelerating the adoption of open Software-Defined Networking (SDN). By supporting the Bristol Is Open project they can help implement smart technology, specifically helping Bristol to meet the requirements of …

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The Open Data Institute (ODI) have selected Bristol as a network node in its worldwide project supporting the global aim of catalysing open data culture in the UK. Founded by Sirs Tim Berners-Lee and Nigel Shadbolt, the ODI is an …

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Bristolians who worry about the air they are breathing whilst running or cycling can now discover the facts, thanks to open data. People can find out when the best times to go are and when pollution levels are at their …

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