Bridging the gap between traditional city making with the future city makers
As smart city technologies flood the marketplace, co-creation between the future city makers and citizens become more and more necessary. At Tapp, we’re passionate about empowering citizens and city authorities to join the bottom-up digital revolution.
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CCTV Cameras are getting really really smart. But how will all these cutting edge cameras be used in the future? CITIXL teamed up with Smart Taipei and Umbo Camera to explore how these cameras will impact society in Amsterdam. The goal of this experiment was to test deep-learning, wire framing, motion tracking features with the publicSmart Cameras.
There are many cities around the world that are seeing much more extended dry periods and will soon run out of water. We are now testing 15 wireless smart water meters in De Ceuvel, a clean tech living lab in Amsterdam that asks the question: How can we measure or monitor water consumption? And what new tools can we co-create that encourage water conservation.
This 24hrs hands-on workshop asked 8 teams of entrepreneurs, spatial planners and community leaders to transform 15 properties in Boston. The challenge utilized digital tools and strategies of relevant data collection, applying design thinking, and immersion techniques. All eight teams rapid prototyped some serious pop-up solutions that will have a lasting impact
ModelMe3D helps cities leverage open source data into one central interactive 3D platform. This public web-based platform helps multi-stakeholders manage building and infrastructure efficiently through the life cycle of the property. By centralizing communication, city makers and developers can work more efficiently before/during/after urban development phases.
The ubiquity of smart phones and the internet of everything (IoT) are producing colossal amounts of data that, when used responsibly, become blueprints of how to build sustainable and inclusive cities. The smARt-city safari is an augmented reality app that reveals data and technologies normally invisible to the public eye like air & water quality sensors, iBeacons, smart cameras and more!
Give your stuff a second life! iKringloop makes re-use easier & faster than throwing away by connecting neighbors, local charities and municipalities to your second hand stuff. This free app makes re-use easier & faster than throwing away by connecting neighbors, local charities and municipalities to your second hand stuff.
Book local specialists on demand! With the Safer Service App you can find, locate, and book local specialists for many types of projects in an around your home. Get immediate help for many projects in and around your home. Simply select your specialist by experience, popularity or proximity. Find the help you need the moment you need it!
The first smart thermostat API - Following on the success of Toon® Open Hackathon earlier in March 2015, Tapp worked with Eneco and Quby to develop a smart energy API for 3rd party developers, to create new products & services making homes smarter, safer, and energy efficient as well as more connected, beautiful and even fun!
Charge anytime – anywhere. Smooth Grid is a revolutionary new plug-n-go system that allows you to take your energy everywhere. With the app and Smooth Grid Plug you can find the best rates and locations to power-up. The fees are billed directly to your personal utility account. Runner-up Apps or Energy Hackathon