Prof. Dimitra Simeonidou has been invited to deliver the keynote address at the OpenDaylight Summit 2015, on July 27-31 in Santa Clara, California. The presentation will cover the use of OpenDaylight and other open technologies for the Software Defined Smart City as implemented in the 'Bristol Is Open' Smart City testbed.
The city of Bristol has announced a multi-million pound experiment to create the smart city of the future.Read More
Bristol yesterday announced the first ever smart city operating system that is pro-open standards and can offer bandwidth to developers and service providers as per their needs.
Creating the world's first open programmable city
Bristol City Council and the University of Bristol will launch their new joint venture named “Bristol Is Open” on Tuesday 10 March 2015, which will develop the world’s first open programmable city based on SDN technology. Using Zeetta Networks’ NetOS™ technology Bristol Is Open has the ambition to make Bristol a 'laboratory for change’. For more information visit: http://www.bristolisopen.com/
Polatis, the OEM vendor of all-optical matrix switches, has been selected as the provider of optical switching for the Bristol is Open.
Optical equipment specialist Polatis has landed a key role in an "open programmable city" initiative in Bristol, UK, which has deployed the vendor's SDN-enabled optical switches.
Bristol Is Open, the collaborative high-performance, high-speed networking project between Bristol City Council and the University of Bristol received unanimous approval from the council’s cabinet opening the road for the deployment of the first SDN-based Smart City testbed.
The city’s first joint venture between Bristol City Council and the University of Bristol can begin thanks to approval at the city council’s cabinet earlier this week, on Tuesday 3 February.