BARCELONA'S INFRASTRUCTURES

The infrastructures integrated in the iCity platform by the City of Barcelona are mainly related with environmental and weather data. Barcelona has also opened an infrastructure for citizens’ complaints and incidences. 

Sentilo

Description
 
Barcelona City Council offers a platform to access to sensors data which are distributed around the city.

 
Policies and rules
 
Service limitation: Number of actions per unit time is restricted to 10 queries/second.
 
Cost: Free (analysis of the possibility to become for a fee in the future).
 
 
Details
 
The SENTILO will offer an open API based on REST interfaces type.
 
Representational State Transfer (REST) is a style of architecture that exploits existing technologies and protocols of the World Wide Web (WWW).
 
The SENTILO will be through communication with the HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol).

This infrastructure includes these kind of sensors:
 
- Environmental sensors (temperature, NO2, CO2, noise).
 
- Sustainability (level of capacity of the container waste).
 
- Traffic management (parking sensors).
 
- Walkers flows (number of pedestrian).
 
- Irrigation control (ground humidity, wind, rain, temperature).

More information about Sentilo can be found in: http://sentilo.io/xwiki/bin/view/APIDocs/WebHome



Technical name
 
Sentilo BCN

Properties
Units
  • urn:temperature
  • urn:noise
  • urn:humidity
  • urn:parking
  • urn:container_volum
  • urn:air_qualityNO2
  • urn:air_qualityPM10
  • urn:air_qualityO3
  • urn:air_qualitySO2
  • urn:wind
  • urn:anemometer
  • urn:people_flow
  • urn:wind_direction_6_m
  • urn:wind_direction_10_m
  • urn:atmospheric_pressure
  • urn:pluviometer
  • urn:golbal_solar_irradiance
  • urn:eto
C
dB
%
status
%
µg/m3
µg/m3
µg/m3
µg/m3
Km/h
Km/h
pedestrian
direction
direction
milibars
mm
W/m2
mm/day
Status: INTEGRATED.

 

Smart Citizen Platform

Description
 
Smart Citizen is a platform to generate participatory processes of people in the cities. Connecting data, people and knowledge, the objective of the platform is to serve as a node for building productive and open indicators, and distributed tools, and thereafter the collective construction of the city for its own inhabitants.

The Smart Citizen project is based on geolocation, Internet and free hardware and software for data collection and sharing, and (in a second phase) the production of objects; it connects people with their environment and their city to create more effective and optimized relationships between resources, technology, communities, services and events in the urban environment. Currently it is being deployed as initial phase in Barcelona city.


Policies and rules
 
All the policies can be found here.


Details
 
Deeper information can be found here.


Technical name
 
Smart Citizen Platform

Properties
Units
  • urn:temperature
  • urn:noise
  • urn:humidity
  • urn:battery
  • urn:CO
  • urn:nets
  • urn:light
  • urn:NO2
  • urn:panel
C
dB
%
V

none
%

V
Status: INTEGRATED.
 
 

IRIS (Complaints and Suggestions System)

Description

Barcelona City Council offers different attention channels aimed to citizens (telematics, telephonic and face-to-face channel) with the purpose to allow citizens communicating incidences, complaints and suggestions about municipal services or city functioning. Furthermore, it is possible to consult the petition status by means of the three possible channels as well as claim it.
To ensure the fastest resolution of each request, it is essential to classify correctly the requests.


Policies and rules
 
Service limitation:
 
Number of actions per unit time: Not applicable.
 
However, it is important emphasize that the system detects SPAM. Hence, the access to an application which permits SPAM from its service will be blocked.
 
Themes: All Incidences themes (extension of IRIS to mobile devices where just there are some themes). It is essential to collect 3 information required levels area-element-detail).

 
Details

The objective is giving access to 3 functionalities:
 
- Registration.
 
- Query.
 
- Complaint.
 


Technical name
 
IRIS

Properties
Units
  • urn:iris:state
status

Status: INTEGRATED.


Agenda

Description
 
Agenda Barcelona contains the leisure activities taking place in the city, with information about dates, places and prices.This information system contains very useful information that can provide a richest experience of the city to locals and tourists.

Applications may use this information system as a useful source of cultural information and eventually combine it with other information sources.


 
Policies and rules
 
Service limitation: None.
 
Cost: Free.
 
 
Details
 
The main functionalities provided by this information system are:
 
- Detail of Agenda (from the ID of an event).
 
- Suggestions from GUIABCN (5 results per page). This is the main events according to Barcelona’s Guide:http://guia.barcelona.cat/en/
 
- Suggested Agenda as HOMEBCN (results per page defined in ). This is the main events according to Barcelona’s Homepage:http://lameva.barcelona.cat/en .
 
- Most viewed: The most viewed event.
 
- Most voted: The most voted event.
 
- Search filtering by keywords, date, price, district, neighbourhood, ID.
 
- Suggested Agenda by Webdesti (Webtarget). This is the main events according to specific target website.


Technical name
 
PLTBCN0041

Properties
Units
  • urn:bcn:agenda
info
Status: INTEGRATED.

 

Facilities

Description
 
Facilities of Barcelona contain the inventory of facilities of the city, including public and private, that offer services to the citizens and tourists. This list includes information about hospitals, hotels, sport centres, taxi stations, etc.This information system contains very useful information that can provide a richest experience of the city to locals and tourists.

Applications may use this information system as complete and reliable information source about facilities of the city and eventually combine it with other information sources.


 
Policies and rules
 
Service limitation: None.
 
Cost: Free.
 
 
Technical name
 
PLTBCN0051

Properties
Units
  • urn:bcn:agenda
info
Status: INTEGRATED.

 

WorldSensing FastPrk

Description
 
Fastprk is a smart city system helping drivers to find a parking spot quicker and allowing cities to manage their parking spaces more efficiently.
br>This information system informs drivers where to find vacant parking spaces via smart phones or electronic street panels, improving the driving experience.

Applications may use this information system to create significant extra revenues for the city through the increase in occupancy and reduction in non-payment.



Policies and rules
 
Service limitation: None.
 
Cost: Free.
 
 
Details
 
From this, it is possible to access to several resources
 
- Get all sectors
- Get sector
- Get sector’s freespots
- Get sector's occupiedspots
- Get sector's totalspots
- Get sector's street
- Get sector's color
- Get sector's price
- Get sector's description


Technical name
 
PLTWSN0003

Properties
Units
  • urn:sector:freespots
  • urn:sector:occupiedspots
  • urn:sector:totalspots
  • urn:sector:color
  • urn:sector:street
  • urn:sector:price
  • urn:sector:description
 
Status: INTEGRATED.