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20 04, 2017

Bristol – A city as smart as its citizens

April 20th, 2017|NEWS|

One of Bristol Is Open’s partners Nokia, takes a deeper look into some of the city’ ecosystem of organisations who are leading, listening and engaging with the city and citizens needs. Using the insight to experiment and create meaningful uses of technology and connectivity to enhance the daily lives of the people in Bristol.  Making [...]

2 12, 2015

InterDigital Europe joins Bristol Is Open’s Programmable City Project

December 2nd, 2015|NEWS|

London, UK and Wilmington, Del. (December 2, 2015) InterDigital, Inc. (NASDAQ: IDCC), a mobile technology research and development company, today announced that InterDigital Europe has joined the Bristol Is Open programmable city project. Bristol Is Open is a joint venture between the University of Bristol and Bristol City Council. Bristol Is Open is developing an [...]

17 11, 2015

Bristol to generate as much solar energy as an average nuclear power station

November 17th, 2015|BLOG|

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 December 2014 Bristol had 2814 domestic PV installations, double the British average. National [...]

17 11, 2015

Rolls-Royce joins Bristol Is Open to launch UK’s first interactive Data Dome

November 17th, 2015|NEWS|

Bristol, UK (Wednesday 18 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 100-seat facility, for high-end visualisation of its products and associated big data. The first visualisation [...]

17 11, 2015

Open Networking Foundation supports Bristol Is Open’s Programmable City

November 17th, 2015|NEWS|

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 Internet of Things (IoT). By using everyday objects to generate important data on issues such [...]

17 11, 2015

ODI selects Bristol Is Open as a Node

November 17th, 2015|NEWS|

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 independent, non-profit organisation which focuses on five sectors that will bring open data’s benefits to [...]

17 11, 2015

What can Open data tell us about the air we are breathing?

November 17th, 2015|BLOG|

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 lowest. Better still, open data can tell you what exactly you are breathing in right [...]

17 11, 2015

Bristol’s Obesity Map

November 17th, 2015|BLOG|

England’s waistband is growing. Indeed, with a quarter of adults now obese (25%) and well over a third overweight (37%), the latest Parliament Obesity Statistics suggest that England is currently experiencing an obesity crisis of unseen proportions. And it’s only going to get worse. Fast forward fifteen years and the World Health Organisation estimates that [...]

10 11, 2015

Bristol Is Open Launches The Data Dome

November 10th, 2015|BLOG|

The Festival of the Future comes to the city from 17-20 November 2015 and as part of this, Bristol is Open will be launching the Data Dome as the latest development on Bristol's digital scene. Information is beautiful, especially if developed for and shown in the UK’s only 3D 4K immersive presentation space: Bristol’s [...]

10 11, 2015

In a hurry? New data reveals the best and worst days for bus travel in the city

November 10th, 2015|BLOG|

More and more Bristolians are using bus services every day. According to this year’s Annual Bus Statistics Report from the Department for Transport, the average number of bus journeys per head reached its peak in 2014, at almost 74 bus trips per person per year. Latest figures from Bristol City Council also reveal that [...]