Klas Mattsson

Tech Tuesday: Thanks to all participants!

Tech Tuesday: Thanks to all participants!

Thanks to everyone who came to our first Tech Tuesday! Our new monthly event, Tech Tuesday, was held for the first time earlier today. The first event was organized together with Ericsson Consumer and IndustryLab, and Pernilla Bergmark, Master Researcher in Sustainability at Ericsson, had a very interesting presentation about climate action and how tech […]

Opportunity to showcase mobility solutions in Washington

Opportunity to showcase mobility solutions in Washington

Showcase your mobility solution at Expo in Washington and gain international exposure. The Swedish Institute (SI) is now planning an exhibition called ”Transforming transportation – the road to sustainable mobility” which is to be shown at the House of Sweden in Washington, D.C. from March 2020 to March 2021. During the year, the embassy also […]

Introducing our latest tech partner - Savantic

Introducing our latest tech partner – Savantic

We are glad to introduce our latest tech partner – Savantic! Savantic creates advanced AI solutions to find future-proof solutions for their customers. One of their current projects – the Vinnova funded ”KoDa” – explores the possibilities for a data lab for public transportation. Savantic are experts within AI, Machine Learning and Deep Learning and […]

How can the public sector make use of innovative startups?

How can the public sector make use of innovative startups?

Join us for a workshop designed for the public sector! Ignite Public is a program where innovative solutions from startups are matched with actors in the public sector to solve their specific challenges. The workshop will be held at Ignite Sweden Day, December 4.

How can we make waste management more effective in the smart city?

How can we make waste management more effective in the smart city?

We have a new tech partner! Retrofitting existing public waste containers with sensors can make waste management a lot more effective. Today, waste collectors spend half their time inspecting the bins. With the help of sensors, the time spent on this could effectively be removed, as the sensors would alert if they were getting full, […]

Smart Sensor Devices is measuring air quality in our testbed

Smart Sensor Devices is measuring air quality in our testbed

Smart Sensor Devices is a Stockholm-based company, offering sensors and a platform for IoT, focusing on giving customers the opportunity to customize IoT devices to their needs. According to Axel G. Hammar, CEO of Smart Sensor Devices, the opportunity to test their products in a real environment was what led them to Urban ICT Arena, […]

Stockholm Discovery

Stockholm Discovery

  In collaboration with Stockholm Discovery, we can offer our international guests an experienced guide who is initiated and has a long experience of our business. Marco Giertz has a is well involved in the innovation system and Kista Science City, and through the company Stockholm Discovery, he acts as a guide for approximately 50 […]

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.