Orchestra Cities

An open platform for Smart City Services

Orchestra Cities is an open platform for cities to develop and share Smart City services . It is a data and IoT-driven solution that enables municipalities to effectively and collaboratively develop, share and monitor services in an open and collaborative way.

Source code is open source, APIs are based on open standards, and mechanisms to import and integrate data and services are open, as well as shared and co-created data models.

Launched in 2018, Orchestra Cities was developed and tested with the municipalities of Antwerp (Belgium) and Helsinki (Finland) and is now being trialled in Germany and in Switzerland.

To know more about Orchestra Cities, please visit the new website!

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    Monique Calisti: Sitra guest blog

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    Martel wins 5G award

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    Martel talks Smart Cities in Mexico

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