Last February 21, the project “SITAC – Social Internet of things: Apps by and for the Crowd” began in Paris and Prodevelop tool part to this event.
SITAC is an international project from the European Program Call ITEA 2 Call 6 with ITEA label number 11020. In Spain, it is funded by the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (INNPACTO program). The project aims at enabling large-scale access to billions of emerging connected devices.
The consortium is leaded by the french company Gemalto and it is composed of intertational leaders in M2M technologies, big data and crowd experts, and leading research centers.
The Spanish consortium is leaded by Alcatel Lucent and it includes Prodevelop, Valencia Polytechnic University, The University of Alcalá de Henares (Madrid), Planet Media (Madrid), and the University of Sevilla.
This project is of special interest for Prodevelop to further work on geosensor web applications, big data infrastructures and analysis, mobile solutions, and standardization. The exploitation plan encompasses a higher participation to the “Sensor Web for IoT” Standards Working Group of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) as well as offering new services to Smart Ports of the future where sensors and port community data will play a bigger role.