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18 02, 2019

From Open Access Government: Smart cities: how can the UK overcome barriers to adoption?

2019-02-18T17:33:57+00:00February 18th, 2019|NEWS|

According to Gavin Hepburn, Director of ATG Access: “In its most basic terms, a smart city is a municipality which incorporates technology, such as artificial intelligence (AI), GPS tracking and the Internet of Things (IoT), into its physical infrastructure in order to improve public services, make its citizens safer and improve overall quality of life.” [...]

12 02, 2019

Julie Snell achieves ‘highly commended’ at Smart City awards for Leadership

2019-02-18T10:53:34+00:00February 12th, 2019|NEWS|

Julie Snell, Bristol is Open’s CEO, achieved ‘highly commended’ status in this year’s Smart City awards. The hotly contested category of ‘UK Leadership’, recognises those who have led the way both nationally and internationally to accelerate smart cities in 2018/19. The finalists have been selected by the organisers of the event and were subject to [...]

6 02, 2019

Bristol tests Smart Digital technology to improve safety in the iconic harbour

2019-02-06T11:31:33+00:00February 6th, 2019|Uncategorised|

The WECA led 5G Smart Tourism project has announced the successful first phase test of its 5G simulation safety demonstration designed to help protect Bristolians and visitors to Bristol round the city’s Harbourside. Undertaken in Autumn 2018, the project achieved this first significant milestone using the University of Bristol’s 5G delivery, Bristol is Open’s Network [...]

1 02, 2019

Bristol is Open welcomes more talent to it’s growing team

2019-02-18T10:44:21+00:00February 1st, 2019|NEWS|

In the last few months, we’ve welcomed three new starters to the Bristol is Open (BiO) team. Elisa Covato, Kathryn Armitstead and Hilary Singleton joined during the summer, bringing a wealth of expertise, and have already made an impact on our work. Elisa and Kathryn are sharing a role as Analysts whilst Hilary takes up [...]

28 01, 2019

The West of England Transport Summit & Debate

2019-02-18T10:46:09+00:00January 28th, 2019|NEWS|

On Thursday, January 24th, Julie Snell, CEO of Bristol is Open joined a host of speakers and panellists for The West of England Transport Summit and Debate, ‘Time to act: Accelerating a public transport system fit for employers and the region’s economic growth ambitions’. Julie joined a panel of senior professionals from a range of [...]

16 01, 2019

From Computer World UK: What makes Bristol the UK’s top smart city

2019-02-18T10:48:07+00:00January 16th, 2019|NEWS|

Computer World UK interviewed Bristol is Open’s CEO, Julie Snell, about why Bristol has the accolade of being the UK’s best smart city. The full-length interview covers a broad range of topics including the challenges for a smart city to develop, BiO’s citizen-centric focus and the role of 5G and sensors. You can read the [...]

27 11, 2018

Summer Interns at Bristol is Open

2018-11-30T11:46:18+00:00November 27th, 2018|NEWS|

During the Summer we had the pleasure of hosting two interns here at Bristol is Open. Both from different backgrounds interns Rob Camm and Xin Wang did more than just learn on the job by bringing their insight to the projects they worked on. We take a look back at their time here at BiO [...]