Winners of the Smart Wayfinding competition call are:

colocator (Crowd Connected Ltdan insight platform offering districts real time visualisation and analysis of people movement.

Flybits Smart City Solution (Flybits, Inc.) smart wayfinding apps for both district residents/ visitors and managers, combining contextual information for end users with actionable insights for district management.

Smart Wayfinding (Maynard Designa combination of digital and physical elements providing wayfinding to district users, including fixed milestones with digital displays and an app for residents/ visitors.

TriceKit (Area360a software development kit (SDK), with core features including indoor positioning, wayfinding, analytics and a prediction engine, enabling location based and behavioural content delivery, as well as real-time analytics on district user movement.

Winners of the Connecting people and creating communities competition call are:

Cityness (Umbrelliuman app providing an Augmented Reality digital ‘overlay’ to public users of a district through which they can interact with each other and access information which helps them make sense of the area and its surrounding locations.

Strawberry Smart Bench (Strawberry energya smart solar social hub, which offers a range of services to users, whilst encouraging them to congregate and socialise.

Stickyworld (Stickyworld Ltdan online stakeholder engagement platform which allows district managers to capture and respond to comments and questions in a virtual environment.

Hello Lamp Post (PAN Studioa playful SMS platform, inviting people to strike up conversations with familiar street furniture using the text message function of their mobile phone.

Highly commended are:

BriteLocate3D (Briteyellow Ltd) an interactive 3D indoor/outdoor positioning and navigation virtual reality app, combining high resolution 3D visualisation with precise location accuracy to help visitors/ residents navigate around the district whilst allowing district managers to monitor use of public space and engage with users.

MappedIn Wayfinding (Industry Touch) a user-friendly wayfinding solution with a centralised web-based content management system, which allows district managers to control and instantly edit every component of the wayfinding maps and deliver this to kiosks, mobile users and websites.

Commonplace a collaborative insight tool for which allows districts to engage with residents, tenants and service users to improve decision making.

Placemeter an urban intelligence platform which takes the data collected from video feeds and translates it into predictive insights.


Winners were invited to pitch their innovation to the Districts Network members who represent some of the largest and highest-profile redevelopment projects in London. The event took place on 17 September 2015 at the City Hall in London.

Here is the full pitch report.


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Competition winners pitch tech innovations to map London’s utilities underground

Tech businesses in London had the chance to pitch their innovative solutions to an audience of organisations involved in providing infrastructure across the capital, including UK Power Networks, National Grid and Thames Water, at an event at City Hall on 7 June.

The innovators were winners of a challenge-led competition, run by the Mayor of London in partnership with BRE, aimed at bringing forward new forms of technology that could help the capital’s major infrastructure providers gain a shared understanding of the location and state of their underground assets.

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