Snap4City Abstract: the most and the advanced aspects

Smart Cities need to set up a flexible Living Lab to cope with the city evolution in terms of services and city users’ needs and capabilities. Snap4City solution (https://www.snap4city.org ) provides a flexible method and solution to quickly create a large range of smart city applications exploiting heterogeneous data and enabling services for stakeholders by IOT/IOE, data analytics and big data technologies. Snap4City applications support multiple paradigms as data driven, stream and batch processing, putting co-creation tools in the hands of: (i) Smart Living Lab users and developers a plethora of solutions to develop applications without vendor lock-in, (ii) final users customizable / flexible mobile Apps and tools, (iii) city operators and decision makers specialized / sophisticated city dashboards and IOT/IOE applications for city status monitoring and control. Snap4City satisfies all the expected requirements of Select4Cities challenge PCP and much more, and it is 100% open source, scalable, robust, respecting user needs and privacy; provides MicroServices and easily replaceable tools; support GDPR; provides a set of tools for knowledge and living lab management, and it is compliant with more than 50 protocols including end-to-end encrypted communications, and official platform of fiware.org/" class="alinks-link" title="fiware">Fi-Ware, library of JS Foundation Node-RED, etc.

 

The most innovative aspects of Snap4City solution are: