Vera Ovcharenko, Cap Digital
Noam Bercovici, Ontopica
WP5 – Open Platform for high speed
How SMEs use testbenches to improve their
innovative services and solutions?
Cap Digital Paris Region – WP5
Tecdev – Open Cities Platform
Institut Mines Telecom: in charge of
beta-testing and Pan-European
Observatory of FTTH Networks
Bearstech: in charge of technical
support and applications hosting.
Allow European SMEs to experiment new
innovative broadband services using a Living Lab
Build a Pan-European observatory of the digital
usages on the FTTH networks using studies,
monographs, comparative analyses of usages in
industrial and institutional contexts of the four
partner cities: Amsterdam, Berlin, Barcelona and
Experimentation project leaders have access to the Open Cities Platform,
in a 2 phase sequence:
• Technical fine-tuning.
• Real-size experimentation.
Resources made avalaible on the platform
• Hosting on a managed data centre for a phase of alpha-testing,
methodological and technical support to the company then for a phase
• Internet portal to give access to services.
• Access to a group of European beta-testers rewarded by incentives.
SCOPE OF THE PLATFORM
The platform is opened to:
• All high-speed broadband (HSB) services (FTTH and ADSL).
• Mobile applications.
• Connected TV projects
Services under experimentation are at the prototyping stage, and
constitute a technological innovation or an innovative service.
Two Calls for projects:
The first Call has been launched on May the 16th, 2011.
Six projects have been submitted, five projects have been selected by jury.
The second Call has been launched on May the 2nd, 2012
Eleven projects have been submitted. Eight have been selected by jury.
Eligibility of the projects
• Orientation: BtoB or BtoC.
• Area: Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, Greater Paris Region, Helsinki and
Projects selection criterias
final step of the research & development phase;
pre-competitive stage and offer an economic model for the next
phase of industrialization or commercial roll-out ;
within the company's development strategy ;
real need for part of all of the resources provided by the Platform;
aims and objectives of the experimentation, and the project leader's
expectations in terms of feedback are clearly defined ;
BeLearner.com offers you the opportunity to
build customized educational courses, online
and interactive videos. The interface may also
serve as an editing tool for educational web
Leader : ERDENET
CITIES : AMSTERDAM-BERLIN-PARIS
Create a link between the citizens and
their city by the use of social networks
using an avatar in a dedicated 3D
Leader : 3D VILLES
CITIES : PARIS, BERLIN, BARCELONA
360Production puts the best ideas and the
freshest visuals on the right platform: TV,
Mobile and Online.
Leader : 360 Prod – UK SME
Partner : France Television
Aerys offers apps for cars,
synchronized and in real time, in
order to improve the quality of the
driver experience in Smart Cities.
Leader : AERYS (SME)
City : PARIS
The Bernard Julhiet company offers
the opportunity to experiment its
very innovative platform for
improving the recruitment of
competences at the european scale
Leader : Groupe Bernard Julhiet
A digital app for improving bicycle
tourism in Barcelona
Leader : La Compagnie des Mobilités
With smartsy®, capture and
transform any real-life image or
object into a vast range of
customized content, from mobile
apps and videos to e-coupons and
Leader : SMARTSY
CITIES : PARIS-BARCELONA-BERLIN
Kusanagi project aims to develop a
network centric platform for remote
rendering and streaming of high-definition
gaming. It purposes is to provide users a
superior gaming experience on thin client
devices through a broadband connection.
Leader : EUREVA
City : PARIS
The first available tool for collaborative urbanism
that is used by the community. Unlimited Cities is
particularly easy to use and affordable for all
types of cities.
Leader : Urban Fabric Organization (UFO)
City : HELSINKI (FINLAND) - AMSTERDAM (NTHLD)
Environment for linked open deliberation and
e-participation on noise pollution reduction
Leader : Ontopica – German SME
City : VANVES (Paris Suburbs)