Expo 2015 and Telecom Italia, has launched ‘Digital Ideas for Expo City 2015”contest for designers. The aim is to identify innovative solutions, based on new digital technologies for urban and domestic contexts which can positively affect the territory and people’s lifestyle.
The three best selected projects could be developed in the Digital Smart City of Expo Milano 2015, which Telecom Italia, as Global Service Partner of the World Expo, will contribute to realize.
The contest is open to students, architects and designers who are invited to present new ideas using new digital technologies such as Cloud Computing and NFC (Near Field Communications). The proposals would be referred to these sectors- Smart City and its possible use in the context of the Digital Islands, multi-services areas within the urban fabric, conceived as “open boxes” for App and Innovative technologic services (from users’ recharging to daily payments through mobile devices and touristic information services); Mobile Application, the set of mobile applications developed for Expo 2015 which will permit an involving and total enjoyment of the event for virtual and real visitors; Digital Home & Office + Smart School, the digital services for houses and buildings monitoring and automatic management, both in a private and in a professional environment, and for computer solutions for the school system. The last date for proposal submission is 30th August, 2013.