NameEtna Hitech S.c.p.A.


TitleSmart Urban Framework
Project id.109
Reference sectorSMART CITY
IP Protection LevelOpen Source (Apache License 2.0)
Description of the innovation projectEtna Hitech developped "Smart Urban Framework" which is an open cloud software platform for the rapid deployment of applications for smart cities (i.e.: e-gov, e-welfare, e--mobility). “Smart Urban Framework” holds a set of software off-the-shelf bricks, which help the rapid deployment of even complex applications for Smart Cities. It offers the plugs for geo-issue reporting and managing; for getting sensor data (IoT) and points of interest and events; for progressively tracking a process over time; and for publishing open data. “Smart Urban Framework's” APIs are web service plugs which are compliant with several well-recognized international standards as i.e. Open311 and City SdK.
State of dev.Product
Industrial applicationEtna Hitech designed Smart Urban Framenwork for supporting third-party software companies while developping vertical solutions for making our cities more smart. It includes all the tools needed for both sensor and geo data acquisition, analisys and fusion. Smart Urban Framenwork a wide range of standard protocols (i.e.: Open 311 , City SDK, GTFS, GTFS real time, Common Alerting Protocol).
Market segmentSolutions for Smart cities and social innovation. Smart Urban Framework proof of effectiveness has been already demonstrated in several pilots developped for the towns of Catania (city-mover, city-reporter, city-welfare, city-data) and Siracusa (city-mover, city-reporter, city-data).
Advantage factorKey advantage factors of Smart Urban Framework are: open cloud architecture, adoption of standards for software interoperability, tools for both geo and sensor data fusion.
Commercial challengeSmart Urban Framework key asset is its capability to enhance the harvesting of both geo and sensor data to be transformed in open data and than exploit in several commercial initiatives.
Publications and Customer ReferecesThe Kernel of “Smart Urban Framework” has been developed within the PRISMA umbrella, which is a SMART Cities and Communities and Social Innovation R&D project supported by Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research (MIUR).