In the Silicon Valley of the Nordics, Kista, there was a summer camp this summer. The camp is not about football or sailing. No, here young people could learn how to create prototypes with digital technology.
Jätkäsaari is a testing ground for new mobility solutions and a showcase for smart transport to the rest of the world. In the summer and autumn, Jätkäsaari is being used to test four new mobility services and solutions in a real urban environment and with real users.
A project in Stockholm may result in better night sleeps without being woken up by health care staff. Also the project may reduce the number of urine leaks by half.. It is one of the very first tests of smart incontinence protection for elderly citizens.
In Kulturhuset in Stockholm is the Stockholm Room. Here visitors can get an exclusive view of new residential districts, even though they are not finished yet, or not even started through 3D tables and VR headsets.
How does a new 3,3 billion euro metro line affect urban life? The City of Copenhagen invites innovative companies from the Nordic region to help them collect data about transport patterns around the new metro stations opening in 2019.
The accuracy within a few meters might not be important when a family uses a GPS for driving during the vacations. But for the development of the society and the applicability of new automatic systems and technologies new and accurate positioning systems are required, and the demand of those positioning system will only rise during the years to come.