Klas Mattsson

Event: Automation Day - airspace, air traffic control and people

Event: Automation Day – airspace, air traffic control and people

The Swedish Civil Aviation Administration (Luftfartsverket) invites you Automation Day in Urban ICT Arena on November 19 2019. The focus of the day will be on air traffic management, in particular in terms of safety and performance with people in mind. You will be able to meet researchers in a personal, interactive environment that shows results and solutions in several different areas.

Photos: Kista Data Day - co-creation arena in full fruition

Photos: Kista Data Day – co-creation arena in full fruition

Kista Data Day was held for the first time this year, and while we don’t necessarily want to brag, it can only be described as a success. The event was created to bring the public sector and IoT-companies together.

Urban Drone Testbed is now Stockholm UAM Lab

Urban Drone Testbed is now Stockholm UAM Lab

Urban Drone Testbed has been the name of our project related to the construction of what we previously called a “drone testbed”. In order to clarify the project’s mission and purpose, we have decided to change the name.

Local residents in Järva are generally positive towards drones

Local residents in Järva are generally positive towards drones

Based on a recent survey we can conclude that public opinion on the use of drones in Järva is mostly positive, with high openness and curiosity. This is a fantastic result for us – it means that the public is on board with our future plans!

Interview: Bumbee Labs showcasing their technology at KMD19

Interview: Bumbee Labs showcasing their technology at KMD19

Bumbee Labs is one of our Supporting Partners – and they were with us on Kista Mobility Day to showcase their technology. Their innovative solutions in geolocation data, indoor navigation, visit flow data could be of great use for the development of smart mobility in our cities. If we can understand how people move, we are able to plan our cities accordingly.

Florence, AZ - Our New Associated Partner

Florence, AZ – Our New Associated Partner

Our new Associated Partner is located in the middle of the desert – and is one of the most interesting towns in the US. Florence inhabits 32.000 and is working hard with new approach to achieve great results as a smart city. 

Photos: Kista Mobility Day - what a success!

Photos: Kista Mobility Day – what a success!

Thanks to all our partners for joining us for the most exciting day of the year! The day was filled with thrilling new technology, from autonomous vehicles to augmented reality and robots playing Connect Four. Relive the day through our photos.

Interview: Comparing NB-IoT and LoRaWan

Interview: Comparing NB-IoT and LoRaWan

We have interviewed Rong Du from KTH about the current project in our testbed, where a comparison between NB-IoT and LoRaWAN is made – the project is coming along nicely!

Blog: Legal design and fair data

Blog: Legal design and fair data

Is it possible to increase acceptance for data collection with the use of design language? Could the term “Legal design” be the key to shaping a more transparent use of policies and laws – and make it less boring?

Kista Mobility Day 2019

Kista Mobility Day 2019

Join us on June 12 for a showcase for the future of city mobility – including autonomous vehicles, 5G enabled technology and much more.

Smart Locks is progressing

Smart Locks is progressing

Two weeks ago, there was a proof of concept for the Smart Locks project just outside of our office.

Student Proposals for Urban Innovation in Kista

Student Proposals for Urban Innovation in Kista

Master’s students in the Urban Infrastructure course at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology were asked to develop imaginative and creative proposals for the Urban ICT Arena through a combination of technological innovation and urban development.

Comparing NB-IoT and LoRa WAN - a project in the testbed

Comparing NB-IoT and LoRa WAN – a project in the testbed

A number of students of KTH are studying the differences and comparing NB-IoT and LoRaWan in the Urban ICT Arena for their master thesis.

City as a Platform (CaaP)

City as a Platform (CaaP)

How can we create a smarter use of sensors in our cities?

Smart Specialization

Smart Specialization

In accordance with the European Commission’s Cohesion Policy, Urban ICT Arena have defined its role within smart specialization in the Stockholm Region – Sustainable and Connected City.

Ignite Public

Ignite Public

In Ignite Public we match relevant startups with the needs of public sector. This pilot project is run by Ignite Sweden and Kista Science City. The project builds on the model developed by Ignite Sweden for corporate and startup collaboration. With well-proven tools the project will identify challenges, and match these with new innovations and solutions from start-ups.