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The iCity Project, the European opportunity for smart cities

It has been four years since the iCity Project started; in 2012 three European cities, Barcelona, Bologna and Genova decided to work together on a very ambitious project that had to change the way Apps are created and presented the proposal to the

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The power of communication, the success of the iCity Project

Having a good project is basic in order to get people believe in it, implicate and participate. And when the aim of this project is to change, at least a little bit, the world where we live in, people participation becomes imperative. This is exactly the position where the iCity Project was when it started 5 years ago. At that time there were a big handicap, people didn’t understand what we were doing, what was our goal or why were we doing what we did.

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Solving city issues with SEAT

What makes an idea a great one is not only its originality but also its utility. The fact that something is needed in society is, very often, what makes it successful. According to this premise, iCity Project and SEAT have been working on a great idea that can solve one of the biggest dramas for European drivers, especially in big cities: parking.

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iCity Apps, the social shape of the iCity Project

The iCity Project has always been focused on profiles as developers, administrations and technological companies because these were the main assets with the knowledge and resources to build the basis of the project. Since July the project has made a step forward and is offering a new service to the general public, an App store, the iCity Apps.

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Cellnex Telecom will continue operating the iCity Platform beyond 2015

The iCity Project finished its activity at the end of September 2015, under the European contract agreement, but the project will continue providing the service. Cellnex Telecom, the partner represented by Retevision in the iCity Project Consortium, has agreed to keep on running the iCity Platform beyond 2015.

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iCity Platform Architecture presented at the Net Futures Conference 2015

The first Net Futures Conference, organized by the European Comission in Brussels on 25 and 26 March has been a great success. Over 1000 attendees gathered to network, share and discuss the European technology and policy making.