Smart Mobility

This area encompasses the lines of research and technological innovation that contribute to the sustainable economic development of cities and a high quality of life of their citizens, with a sensible management of natural resources, by means of participative management.

The current abilities of inLab FIB in this area can be classified as follows:

Energy-efficiency simulation applied to buildings (EeB), allows to optimise the construction stage of a building by selecting the most suitable structural elements and materials, in order to reduce the environmental impact and the economic costs.

We have our own simulation tool in the cloud (NECADA) that is currently being used in innovation and technology transfer projects with construction and environmental management companies and research institutes. It has awoken the interest of other big companies of the construction sector.

Smart Mobility. This expertise is supported by the transport and ICT researchers, of international reference in the use of information technology to improve transport’s efficiency and sustainability, active management and information of cities’ traffic, and citizens’ mobility.

  • New generation forecasting models for high quality traffic and travel information, short-term real-time predictions.
  • Traffic data analysis: data filtering, completion and fusion, big data, interoperability, floating passenger data.
  • New mobility concepts: ridesharing, demand-responsive transportation modes, connected cars.
  • Multimodal journey planners, dynamic vehicle routing for fleets.
  • Macro, meso and micro traffic simulation.

The most recent technology transfer activity has been focused on different projects, collaborating with SEAT and Volkswagen Research to validate, via simulation, new urban mobility concepts. These projects belong to the initiative CarNET, drove by the Càtedra SEAT of the UPC.

Transport energy efficiency simulation allows to calculate current energy consumption and experiment with different scenarios.

Lastest posts related with this expertise

El passat dia 21 de juny, el consell de Govern de la universitat va aprovar el nomenament de Jaume Barceló, membre d'inLab FIB, adscrit al departament d'Estadística i Investigació Operativa, i vinculat amb la Facultat de Matemàtiques i Estadística (FME) i la Facultat d'Informàtica de Barcelona (FIB).

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RAIL MAP CHALLENGE

El passats 5 i 6 d'octubre va tenir lloc el RAIL MAP CHALLENGE, una hackathon de 24 hores organitzada per ATM i SmartCatalonia on s'havia de crear, dissenyar i programar noves maneres d'interaccionar amb el mapa de la xarxa de transport

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Premi ITS

During the XIV edition of the Spanish Congress about Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS), celebrated from Aprils 17 to Aprils 19 in Madrid, Lídia Montero from inLab FIB and Daniel Serra from CARNET have collected the prize about IT

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Projects related with this expertise

January, 2016 present
Bridging the Interoperability Gap of the Internet of Things
July, 2017 to January, 2018
OSM maps
February, 2017 present
April, 2017 to November, 2017
July, 2015 to February, 2017
ParkFinder App
April, 2014 to December, 2015
Simulating the future of urban mobility
December, 2013 to December, 2014
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January, 2013 to August, 2014
May, 2012 to May, 2013
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