iomob smart mobility update for November 2018
There’s so much great stuff going on this month at iomob HQ — here’s our update on the highlights:
- Our tech team is hard at work on v.2 of our multimodal algorithm and visualisation tool.
- We are actively involved in the world’s largest smart city event, the Expo here in Barcelona. CEO Boyd Cohen will be on stage being interviewed by an editor from Tech.eu in a fireside chat at the event. For the event details, see http://www.smartcityexpo.com/en/agenda-2018/-/agenda-actividades/Dialogue-Session/6291
- We were interviewed this week by the Dutch government for eligibility to participate in a 20M Euro, 7 pilot MaaS program.
- We are semi-finalists in the City of Tomorrow, Ford Motor Company Challenge Pittsburgh.
- We are having a followup meeting with a major global OEM about a potential pilot opportunity in Europe.
- We have been shortlisted for another big mobility accelerator based in Madrid.
- CTO Josep Sanjuas will be presenting v.2 of our tech to a group of transit officials in the UK later in the month.
- We are doing a design sprint in a major West Coast US city at the end of the month.
- Boyd will be back in Asia, Bangkok for Beyond Blocks, and Singapore for Blockshow, where he will be unveiling v.2 and our new end user demo for the iomob app that will connect to our protocol and enable seamless discovery, multimodal routing, booking and payment.
- On Nov 22nd, CNBC will air a show about new sustainability mobility where iomob is heavily featured.
- Also, iomob and Boyd were recently a contributor to the Outlier Ventures report Convergence Ecosystem in Mobility, and Akasha Indream, Engagement Director, spoke about ICOs and regulations at Australia’s premier Fintech festival, Intersekt.
We know this is a lot of news to digest in just one article! iomob.net is a vast undertaking, with so many facets, designed to reunify the people’s experience of mobility services whilst enabling diversity and personalization, and the team is incredibly pleased at the headway, traction, and keen willingness for adoption we are seeing by governments and city officials alike.
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