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Safer Travel During Scotland’s Recovery

The Travel Assistant from You. Smart. Thing.

This week, YST’s CEO Chris Thompson demonstrated the unique capabilities of our Travel Assistant service to members of the MaaS Scotland special interest group at Technology Scotland.

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Travel, Tourism, Hospitality & The Coronavirus

Recovery from Covid-19 whilst managing ‘social distancing’

The cultural sector, including festivals, sports events and day trips has been decimated by the Coronavirus pandemic. As people wrestle with the resulting social depression, to successfully rebuild it we need creative and engaging ways of managing best-practice in respect of social distancing and ensuring public safety.

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Engineering Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

‘Access for all’ as a fundamental requirement

Last night we picked up the ITS (UK) ‘innovation award for Inclusive Mobility’, yet access to transport networks, and to many destinations, the workplace, venues and events, still remains dire. 

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Request for Proposals

Cloud-based data architecture for IoT hardware deployment

We are seeking a fully managed cloud-based solution to store and process data for a regional smart city IoT deployment.

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Autonomous, Connected, Electric and Shared (ACES)

WMG ACES dinner hosts transport industry leaders

The Future of Transport will be Autonomous, Connected, Electric and Shared (ACES). There is a global call to radically transform the way we travel – both to reduce emissions and also to ease congestion and increase the ease, safety and speed at which passengers are able to get from point A to B.

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Tender Opportunity

#IoT project management and on-site engineering support

We are seeking a supplier to provide project management and engineering support for a regional pilots of a smart city IoT deployment.

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Join us @TheNEC for Ventrefest, 04 July, 2019

Future Mobility: Opportunities for West Midlands Businesses

You. Smart. Thing. CEO Chris Thompson joins representatives from Transport for West Midlands, Conigital, Pashley Cycles and Coventry & Warwickshire LEP for the ‘Future of Mobility’ panel at Venturefest.

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Smart-train Hardware Demonstration

Smart-train Automatic Passenger Counting & Occupancy Management

Smart-train provides accurate real-time Automatic Passenger Counting (APC) and vehicle status information, delivering a range of transformative customer experience, operational and commercial benefits to the rail industry.

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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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