DSC_0217The ITS hackathon kickstarted on the ITS Congress 2015 second day, in Bordeaux, France. The event is co-organised by the MOBiNET European project and Michelin Bibendum Challenge, in partnership with the eSafety Aware European project and ERTICO – ITS Europe.

The ITS Hackathon invited academics, start-ups, app developers and service providers to come up with new ideas and apps for mobility and safety services using the different components of the MOBiNET e-marketplace, as well as the traffic and transport data & services available in the platform Service Directory.
The hackathon participants were first introduced to MOBiNET and the resources available from the platform for their developments. The participants pitched their ideas and with the coaching of mentors from the MOBiNET team, Michelin and Mobile Groupe Sud Ouest Interactive, after which 8 teams were established and got to work:

ALL GREEN: Drive safely and happily while reducing your cost and your carbon footprint
BOBBY: daily travel assistant providing accurate information and carrying out simple tasks, when you need them
GULP: Find, Book & Charge your electric car everywhere in Europe.
OPENPARK: Find a parking slot in the city, easily, quickly.
PACK’N MOTION: Intelligent multimodal delivery
PARKIT: Bridge the gap in current multimodal journey planner, by providing users with information to plan park and ride journeys into a city, providing them cost, time and environmental savings
SHAREMOBILITY: Collaborative public transport platform to centralise, visualise and share one’s habits and experiences as a traveller
SWAF Solutions for a good hydration and drink-driving regulation

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More to come on the MOBiNET service demonstrations, Special Session and ITS Hackathon Award Ceremony…

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