Testbed Overview

Welcome to

Urban ICT Arena’s open testbed, which aims to showcase both wired and wireless technologies and to serve as a platform for innovation. The testbed consists of several types of IT infrastructure supplied and operated by contributing partners, and which are openly accessible to Project Owners. Read more about becoming a Project Owner here.

3d map of testbed
(click on the image to go to the live 3d map)

Urban ICT Arena’s testbed features:
• Stokab’s dark fiber, which serves as the IT infrastructure base (around 15 access points in the Kista area – see figure) – to be used by all different types of projects
• S:t Erik Kommunikation’s WiFi and IP/Ethernet access – for projects targeting applications and solutions supporting the City of Stockholm and its departments
• Ericsson’s 5G network – for projects focusing on next generation radio applications
• Intel/Connode’s 6LoWPAN mesh network – for projects exploring early adoption of IoT solutions
• Telia’s WiFi
• and more.

The testbed is

made available to Project Owners to create opportunities for innovation and progress. If you would like to be a part of this open and innovative ecosystem, go to http://www.urbanictarena.se/project-application-form/ and fill out your application today.

If you would like to start a project and use IT infrastructure, please contact the infrastructure provider of your choice to initiate contact, propose your project and reach an agreement.

The testbed infrastructure

is coordinated by RISE ICT on behalf of Kista Science City AB.

If you need help with something in the testbed, please contact Head of the IT Infrastructure Committee Anders Gavler +46 70 652 49 38.
For more information, please contact COO Petra Dalunde +46 70 492 09.

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5G POC

Ericsson has a 5G Proof of Concept (PoC) network in Kista that will be made available to UICTA partners for exploring innovations. The idea behind this is to provide a dedicated network where users from academia, research and industry, Read more

 

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6LoWPAN CyanConnode

CyanConnode and Intel provide communications infrastructure to enable an open standard-based testbed for Smart City applications in Urban ICT Arena. CyanConnode provides an open standard-based communications solution that enables interested project partners to use an IPv6 mesh network. The Read more

 

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Fiber

Urban ICT Arena’s dark fiber network is owned by Stokab. Fiber optics is by far the fastest technology for data transmission. The single-mode fibers used by Stokab have low attenuation, support communication over long distances and enable very high Read more

 

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Commercial WiFi

Urban ICT Arena will feature 15 WiFi access points that together will form a Read more

 

LoRaWAN

LoRaWAN

LoRaWAN is a low power wide area network technology designed for internet of things (IoT) applications in urban and other environments. In Urban ICT Arena the LoRa systems are connected via optical fiber to an IoT platform at RISE ICT Read more

 

open1800

2G – Open 1800

The OPEN 1800 is infrastructure for development and education as well as SMEs, providing 2G technology for easy and low-threshold costs. The service is operated by Wireless@KTH, VNL/Omoco and Read more

 

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City Digital Platform

The Smart+Connected Digital Platform helps enable an open architecture that supports the integration of multiple solutions, applications, and sensors. The Cisco® solutions portfolio offers a new breed of robust and efficient urban services. Our solutions can effectively aggregate and Read more

 

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MediaSense

MediaSense is an Internet-of-Things platform for seamless, scalable data sharing, which works for peer-to-peer communication via a heterogeneous network overlay. MediaSense avoids a central failure point, is scalable for Read more

 

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Bumbee labs

At Urban ICT Arena, Bumbee Labs will install an analysis system with intelligent algorithms for positioning of visitor flows. The installation will cover Kistagången from Kistagallerian to Kistamässan and Read more

 

6LoWPAN SSN

6LoWPAN SSN

Silver Spring Networks are pleased to offer Project Owners in Urban ICT Arena access to both the SilverLink wireless Read more

 

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Bluemix Cloud Platform

Bluemix™ is the latest cloud offering from IBM®. It enables organizations and developers to quickly and easily create, deploy, Read more

 

urban drone lab

Urban Drone Lab

At the Urban Drone Lab the potential positive use cases of drones will be developed, tested and showcased within areas such as environment, health, digitization and autonomous transportation. The Read more

Article written by Petra Dalunde