They joined LLGA | Cities Pilot the Future and 59 entries were discovered. PE.AMI was selected and the pilot deployment went live just 6 months after selection.
After an LLGA | Cities Pilot the Future yielded 76 potential solutions, Barcelona selected CitySolver and 7 months after selecting CitySolver, the City invested into a larger deployment of the traffic sensor system based on the successful pilot.
Benefits for Barcelona incurred in the following ways:
Yet, Nollywood suffers from a poor record on video piracy, affecting 80-90% of distribution. The challenge for Lagos was therefore to secure one of the most important generators of wealth, opportunity and employment by finding a new distribution system.
Just 12 months after announcing the results, Lagos launched the Nollywood Upgrade Project, which in its first phase will provide training, film financing and new distribution technologies to the cluster. Nollywood Workshops, a new NGO in Lagos was set up with a global governing structure introducing highest levels of transparency to the process.
Benefits for Lagos can be summarized as the following:
Investment and regulatory processes in cities today are often highly technical, and removed from the citizens. This is partly a result of the high degree of bureaucratic requirements and the often technical nature of the systems to be evaluated.
Tele 5 on Sant Cugat’s Smart Street Pilot: