Connecthings awarded Most Innovative Apps for Transport by the Smart City Expo World Congress

17 November 2015


Connecthings has won the call for Most Innovative Apps in Transport sector awarded by the 2015 Smart City Expo World Congress.

Connecthings has developed for Barcelona City Hall called an innovative service “Barcelona Contactless” based on Connecthings’ Internet of Public Things Saas platform.

Launched a year ago, “Barcelona Contactless”, at the heart of the “BCN Smart City” initiative, is a city-wide service offering dynamic mobile information to citizens and visitors where and when they need it through various contactless technologies, including NFC (one-touch access to digital content) and gathering more than 20 public and private actors data and public spaces.

More than 3000 transport street furnitures, including Metropolitan Transports of Barcelona Metro, bus stops and bike-sharing station BICING, have been equipped with contactless technologies and have shown great adoption by citizens: connections have increased by 350% in 9 months, from February to October 2015.

The service will be showcased live at the Smart City Plaza during the whole event and will be presented the 19th of November at 10.30am in the Speaker’s Corner.

Connecthings, leader of the Internet of Public Things, present in 20 Europena cities and in Rio de Janeiro, holds its professional stand on Street D Stand 4485, Innovation Zone, Barcelona City Council.

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