1. THE INFINITY PROJECTTHE INFINITY PROJECTMike SurridgeDublin,07 May 2013FI-PPP Tradeoffs
2. THE INFINITY PROJECT• Making the worldsmarter: acceleratedsustainable innovation• Making Europe a worldleader in FutureInternet technologiesFuture Internet PPP207 May 2013 (C) IT Innovation Centre and other FI-PPP participants, 2013ICT applications researchICT technology researchApplication PullTechnology PushFI-PPP
3. THE INFINITY PROJECT• Phases– Phase 1: scenarios and platforms– Phase 2: capacity and trials– Phase 3: innovation and expansion• Objectives– Technology foundations:• Phase 1-2: platformdevelopment• Phase 3: extension andusage– Capacity building:• Phase 1-2: identification• Phase 2: adaptation,integration and federation– Use cases:• Phase 1: requirements• Phase 2: early trials• Phase 3: expansion– Facilitation and SupportFI-PPP Work Programme307 May 2013 (C) IT Innovation Centre and other FI-PPP participants, 2013Phase 3Use CaseExpansionCONCORDINFINITYFINESTXIFIFI-WARE Technology FoundationSmartAgriFoodFI-CONTENTFINSENYInstant MobilityOUTSMARTSAFECITYENVIROFIFI-CONTENTC-SPACEFINESCEFI-STARFITMAN2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016Phase 1 Phase 2 Phase 3Call 1 Call 2 Call 3
4. THE INFINITY PROJECT07 May 2013 (C) IT Innovation Centre and other FI-PPP participants, 2013 4FI-PPP Key Requirements• Technology Foundation: commoditisation– uniform (and inexpensive) access to FI resources– reduce application development costs• Use Cases: validation and expansion– increase range of available FI applications– increase user demand for FI applications• Capacity Building: defragmentation– allow applications developers and service providers to targeta European market, not one city or sensor network at a time– make FI infrastructure installations multi-functional, not oneapplication at a time
5. THE INFINITY PROJECT07 May 2013 (C) IT Innovation Centre and other FI-PPP participants, 2013 5Trade Offshttp://www.fi-ppp.eu/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/FI-PPP-Phases-2-3-White-Paper-Draft-Final.pdfFI-PPPComplementaryActivitiesUseCasesInfrastructureOperatorsApplicationDevelopersService Providersand End UsersTechnologyFoundationsCapacityBuildingTF provides interoperabilityCB provides capacityMore Applicationsin More SmartCities/Spaces/Regions/EnterprisesLower ApplicationDevelopment Timeand CostGreater Returnson InvestmentsSimpler Accessvia Software Enablers
6. THE INFINITY PROJECT• Dedicated or shared?– shared is typically cheaper– dedicated provides greatercertainty over performanceand privacy/security• Centralised or distributed?– centralised eases portabilityfor data analytics components– centralised brings more datatogether for analysis– distributed eliminates criticaldependencies (economic andsecurity dependencies)FI-PPP Trade OffsExample: Shared or separate back-office services?6Dedicated or shared datacentre(s)?Distributed data sourcesand user communities07 May 2013 (C) IT Innovation Centre and other FI-PPP participants, 2013
7. THE INFINITY PROJECT07 May 2013 (C) IT Innovation Centre and other FI-PPP participants, 2013 7Infrastructure ChallengesConcern Location-centric, e.g.embedded sensor netsUser-centric, e.g. fixed/mobile social networksResource-centric, e.g. datatransfer, storage, processingUseradoptionNeed multi-purpose infra-structure enabling a widerange of applications.Need transparency andreliability.Content regulation acrossborders.Often decided by applicationproviders, not directly by theend users. Driven by price,branding, jurisdiction, etc.Security Many sensor test beds seemto lack basic security.User tracking and cyber-terrorism still a concern.Basic security is addressed.But user profiling/tracking isstill a concern, along withcyber crime against users.Basic security is addressed.But secure value chains arenot well supported. Hard tomaintain end user trust.Interop-erabilityTransfer of applicationsbetween locations is stilldifficult.Technical access is not aproblem. But user lock-in andmonopolies are a concern.Cloud Computing Strategyalready helping normalisetechnical interfaces andbusiness terms/processes.Sustain-abilityOften depends on publicfunding (local, regional ornational). Fragmentationmakes value less evident topotential investors.Valorisation depends on scaleof user community. Need toshow value (over Facebook,etc.). Specialised networksmay need public support.Commercial service modelclearly works in many cases.Need to show added valuefrom FI (over Amazon, etc.).
8. THE INFINITY PROJECT• INFINITY: identification– online repository www.xipi.eu– matchmaking for infrastructures– analysis of opportunities andchallenges for FI-PPP participation– road map to address challenges• XIFI: integration and federation– capacity adaptation and integration– federation to address fragmentation– finding sustainable business models– supporting trials and sharing bestpracticesCall To Arms807 May 2013 (C) IT Innovation Centre and other FI-PPP participants, 2013Phase 3Use CaseExpansionCONCORDINFINITYFINESTXIFIFI-WARE Technology FoundationSmartAgriFoodFI-CONTENTFINSENYInstant MobilityOUTSMARTSAFECITYENVIROFIFI-CONTENTC-SPACEFINESCEFI-STARFITMAN2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016Phase 1 Phase 2 Phase 3Call 1 Call 2 Call 3• Capacity Building Objective– opportunity for infrastructureto get involved– FIRE, EIT ICT Labs, Living Labs,National Programmes, …– research test beds, pilots andoperational systems, …