Outline of Capstone activity in the
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
The ICRI Urban IoT Capstone benefits from being part of a larger programme of activity within the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park supported by the European Union and the Mayors Office. An overview of that activity is presented above in the video by our partners at the London Legacy Development Corporation.
Designing novel technology interventions for sustained community engagement
Coupling Urban Simulations and Real-Time Data Feeds via the Use of Networked Infrastructure
Estimating an itemised electricity bill from a single, whole-house smart meter.
To develop an understanding of the relationship between people dynamics and (fear of ) crime, we propose in this thesis novel ICT based methodologies to study the subject at temporal and spatial scale.
The Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team coordinates thousands of online volunteers to trace roads, waterways, huts and houses from satellite data. How can organisers of such crowdsourcing initiatives best grow their volunteer capacity? The research aims to identify processes that can foster such community growth.
Detecting malicious data injections in wireless
Through a series of in-the-wild studies this PhD investigates how the public collection and visualisation of local data can encourage community engagement.
A short video of the Vox Box project by Dr Sarah Gallacher, Dr Connie Golsteijn and Dr Lorna Wall at ICRI Cities, UCL. VoxBox is a tangible questionnaire that allows event attendees to share their views using a range of sliders, dials and buttons. They can then see how their views compare to those of others at the event by looking at the visualisations presented on the other side of the device
The second in our SMART Citizen journey videos. This follows on from the SMART Citizen launch earlier in the year and highlights the interest in capturing and sharing data in urban areas by citizens.
ICRI Cities PhD Student and co-Founder of Smart Citizen launches hi Smart Citizen kits, to help monitor environmental pollutants to help give the user greater awareness and accountability for their environment.
A taster video for the upcoming presentation by Mara at CHI 2014 on her paper . ‘Understanding sustained community engagement: A case study in heritage preservation in rural Argentina’ Authors: Mara Balestrini, Jon Bird, Paul Marshall, Alberto Zaro, Yvonne Rogers
A video giving and overview to the research that ICRI Cities are doing in London.
The Mood Building Project (CS dpt UCL) aims to increase social connectedness by bringing people together through physical and playful installations.