The University of Salford has been working with Westwood Park Primary School in Eccles to pilot a smartphone app which allows parents to keep track of their child’s walking bus (a group of children walking to school with one or two adults).
As part of the AHRC Connected Communities Festival, Communities within Spaces of Flows are running a workshop to demonstrate LinkLocal, our new iPhone app.
The Internet of Cars distributed exhibition and symposium is the culmination of a three year research project entitled Sixth Sense Transport and the work of its research team that has developed technologies to help understand the potential for new forms of networked transport.
We are experimenting with our social logistics software CoGet at Future Everything in March.
The Universities of Salford and Lancaster have won a national transport award for a smartphone app which allows parents to keep track of their child’s walking school bus and aims to reduce congestion at school gates.
Based upon the research context detailed above, the academic team are working with SCAN, an arts/technology agency, to develop an exhibition for May 2014
Cartoon of 6ST Oxfam App
So this is interesting for Internet of Things experiences. Objects telling us to where they want to go…
Interesting and relevant news story from the BBC…
Chris, Research Assistant and Developer for 6ST Apps was recently in Mexico to present work.
The second in a series of movies that articulate the research focus of project from the Travel Behaviours Network.
The first in a series of movies that articulate the research focus of project from the Travel Behaviours Network.
The 6th Sense Transport Oxfam app was rolled out for its first trial in the Hertfordshire (21/3/13 – 28/6/13)
Visitors to Scotland will be the first in the world to use technology that guides visitors to tourist attractions by linking their smartphones to the registration numbers on taxis.
The Royal Society of Arts has produced a series of short animations exploring the ideas of society’s great thinkers.
Bournemouth University, Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies, NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences and the University of Otago are proud to announce the first call for papers for an international workshop on Psychological and behavioural approaches to understanding and governing sustainable tourism mobility, to be held in the Black Forest near Freiburg, Germany from the 3rd – 6th of July 2012.
How long does it really take to drive from point A to point B?
In the future, your plug-in hybrid may be able to read your mind...
It seems for the railway industry it is both the best of times and it is the worst of times. On the one hand key projects and significant investment have been ring fenced to help ensure our railways are fit for the 21st Century.
Call for papers: Space-time knowledge in social networks: a new paradigm for transport geography?
These storyboards introduce a creative approach to conceiving cars as data packets through the use of their license registration plate and offering a playful platform that allows users to engage with them as though they were part of social media.
Project strand – innovating ‘Next Generation’ Walking School Buses Background to concept
The following posts are the storyboards that the team have been using to inform user engagement but also technical development.
During July members of 6th Sense joined Janet on Tom’s Field.
Londoners who walk or bike around town with a smartphone that records their whereabouts will soon earn points redeemable at shops and restaurants.
We understand the extent to which behavioural change in transport habits and practices can be facilitated through the creation of a new form of ‘transport network’, based on extending social networking principles to transport users.
The project has developed a suite of mobile phone apps for each of the corresponding research contexts. Watch videos and read details of the projects aims, key findings and outputs.
The 6ST team comprised researchers from the universities of Southampton, Edinburgh, Salford, Bournemouth and Lancaster.