To really understand the Internet of Things (IoT) requires application, implementation, and execution in the real world. IEEE IoT recently launched a program to provide the IoT community an interactive platform on which to engage with use cases, service descriptions, business models, and reference implementations that will be key to developing a vibrant IoT industry. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to contribute to the IoT cause, as well as get excellent exposure for your projects and ideas.
If Sidewalks Could Talk: Crowdsourcing for a Walkable City
- public, transport
Walkable cities are healthier and happier cities. Sometimes, though, sidewalks just end, traffic lights aren't where they should be, and zebra crossings are nowhere to be seen. This can make walking unpleasant and unsafe. We can keep moaning about that tricky turn, precarious path or jarring junction, or we can make them known and suggest solutions. If Sidewalks Could Talk is a platform that enables citizens across the city to geolocate particularly troublesome spots from the perspective of the pedestrian (through text, photo and/or video), and suggest solutions (e.g. "need zebra crossing here", "improve signage here").