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From Smartphones to Smart Cities

Interactive locations and intelligent digital signage (iLIDS)

When: March 27th, 17:00 – 19:00

Where: You. Smart. Thing. 5th Floor, Somerset House, 37 Temple St, Birmingham B2 5DP

Interactive locations and intelligent digital signage (iLIDS), are being used to create ‘smart city’ environments the world over, where the environment itself becomes the user-interface.

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TOC Ability: Designing Intelligent Mobility

Blueprint for improved travel for disabled passengers

TOC Ability is a new digital platform providing a blueprint for removing barriers to travel for disabled passengers. The £1.4 million TOC Ability research and development project has today released its final report, which shows how digital technology can be harnessed to enhance the accessibility and inclusivity of rail services for disabled customers.

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You. Smart. Thing.

We’re delighted to present ‘You. Smart. Thing.’

January 31st, 16:30 – 19:00.

A late afternoon / early evening networking event for friends, clients and collaborators of Enable iD, at our new central Birmingham offices.

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SMEs, IoT & Big Data

Visit the You. Smart. Thing. demonstration suite

As part of our commitment to helping SMEs design new data-driven products and services, supported by the European Regional Development Fund backed Big Data Corridor project, You. Smart. Thing. has invested in a suite of ‘Internet of Things’ hardware.

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iLIDS Research – Part 1

Capturing and sharing accurate train consist information:

‘iLIDS’ stands for ‘Interactive Locations and Intelligent Digital Signage’. It is part of the Department for Transport’s £9m Innovate UK ‘Accelerating Innovation in Rail’ programme under which Enable iD, The Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB), Arriva UK Trains and research partners the University of Surrey are researching, developing and testing new technology to improve information, safety and accessibility on railway station platforms.

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Department for Transport Backs Interactive Train Station Technology

Interactive Locations and Intelligent Digital Signage (iLIDS)

The Department for Transport has awarded UK technology company, Enable International, together with The Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB), Arriva UK Trains and research partners the University of Surrey, funding through its £9m Innovate UK ‘Accelerating Innovation in Rail’ programme. The money will be used to research, develop and test new technology to improve information, safety and accessibility on railway station platforms.

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Enabling Intelligent Trains

‘Smart-train’ Passenger Counting & Real-time Information System Successfully Piloted by Chiltern Railways

“It’s been fantastic to be able to engage train staff and passengers in testing a system that reconciles real-time information from individual carriages with timetabled train services.” 

Chris Thompson, Chief Strategy Officer, Enable iD

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Call For Suppliers 2

We don’t want satisfactory, we want wow!

If you can deliver ‘wow’ in the fast-paced technology market, if your team treats every problem as a new opportunity, and if you can clearly demonstrate market-leading expertise, we’d love to hear from you!

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Call For Suppliers

We don’t want satisfactory, we want wow!

If you can deliver ‘wow’ in the fast-paced technology market, if your team treats every problem as a new opportunity, and if you can clearly demonstrate market-leading expertise, we’d love to hear from you!

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TOC Ability

GB rail industry funds improved passenger accessibility

TOC Ability is a new digital platform concept being designed to connect train operator and service provider systems, bringing real improvements to train journeys for disabled customers.

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