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How sensors can make regular waste containers smart

How sensors can make regular waste containers smart

Norrsidans Innovation provides an IoT solution for smart waste management. After working on a prototype at Södertälje Science Park and using the testbed at Urban ICT Arena, they are now ready for the next step. Today waste containers in cities are emptied according to...

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Finding common ground for drones in the Nordics

Finding common ground for drones in the Nordics

What role will drones play in the Nordic countries? What set of local challenges lays ahead? The work within the Nordic Drone Initiative (NDI) continues. Kista Science City and Urban ICT Arena announced our partnership with other Nordic clusters back in September. The...

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Four new partners join Urban ICT Arena

Four new partners join Urban ICT Arena

Urban ICT Arena welcomes four new partners – CaCharge, Freelway, MoveAbout and WSI.  Our cities need to be more sustainable, and a key part is smart and effective transportation. Three our new partners provide interesting products and solutions for the mobility...

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Air quality sensors being tested in Kista

Air quality sensors being tested in Kista

Two companies are measuring air quality on vehicles in Kista. In coordination with our pilot project DELTA, where connected last-mile vehicles are being tested, Edeva and Smart Sensor Devices are measuring both indoor and outdoor air quality. Smart Sensor Devices is...

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Stockholm University and Rinkeby-Kista collaborating on RPA

Stockholm University and Rinkeby-Kista collaborating on RPA

The Department of Computer and System Sciences (DSV) of Stockholm University and the Rinkeby-Kista district administration have entered a collaboration on robotic process automation (RPA). During the next few months, students at DSV will be working on user cases from...

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Last mile solution for public transport is tested in Kista

Last mile solution for public transport is tested in Kista

Over the next two months, two connected cars will be in service on the streets of Kista. The cars are part of a pilot project, where a service for future public transport is tested. Participants can book trips with an app and be picked up at major transport hubs and...

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5G-powered self-driving, electric minibus premiere at Royal Djurgården

5G-powered self-driving, electric minibus premiere at Royal Djurgården

Next stop, Royal Djurgården. The future of public transport has arrived at Stockholm’s green oasis. Today, a new bus route has been inaugurated where a self-driving, electric minibus connected to 5G will traffic visitors during September. HRH Prince Daniel was among the dignitaries to attend the official inauguration ceremony outside Tekniska museet.

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