What is URBAN-i?

URBAN-i sees the whole scene, from how A person rides a bike to what the weather was like and the conditions of the road surface to how the people around him/her were behaving. It then analyses the scene and compares it to past events to work out the most likely contributing factors. Consequently, it tells this person what the risks were and how to avoid them in the future.

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Our Mission

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Developing AI for public good

Building ecosystems and technologies for digital twins

Deploying AI at the edge for safer urban environment

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CAN YOU TELL WHAT IS REAL?

Products

URBAN-i is operationalised through AI-embedded cameras that generates synchronized data and provide solutions at the edge offline without cloud computations. When a person is riding a bike and has a near miss, URBAN-i sees the whole scene, from how he/she was cycling to what the weather was like and the conditions of the road surface to work out the most likely contributing factors. The core elements of URBAN-i are the computer vision algorithms and the sensor design.


For more details about our products, see below.

Service

URBAN-i Cloud

URBAN-i is also provided as a cloud-based service to transform user-defined images and videos streams into information online, without any coding experience, based on services fees.

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Our Technology

Advanced Solutions

When critical events occur in cities, rapid detection and response is of utmost importance. However, critical events often result from the interaction between different systems that are often inter-dependent and complex. When a traffic incident occurs, it could be because of the weather, built or natural environment, or road-users’ interactions. Only by taking a holistic view can we develop a system to detect and understand these events and their causes. Current sensors are task-based (i.e. CCTV, traffic cameras, pollution sensors, help points) that output data that need processing and integration by experts before they can provide information for decision-making. Our technology provides robust solutions based on deep learning and computer visiton. As it watches, URBAN-i learns how city systems interact to produce risk, proving actionable insights.
It comprises four sub-systems (vision, voice, environmental, communication, and data storage and encryption systems) that simultaneously function and interact with one another.

Publications

Our technology is built upon various research and development, in which some of our research are published in public domains in form of journal articles. For more details, see below.

 

Share your ideas with our community

We believe in the power of ideas and transferability of knowledge across mind sets and different domains.  That is why we aim provide URBAN-i analytics forum to discuss and share your ideas related to urban analytics, and artificial intelligence and our products and services with us.

Endorsed by

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UCL 100 cyclists study

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Road Safety Trust

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London TfL

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EIT

Get in Touch

For further information concerning our quotes and how to use our cloud service, tell us more about your business or project, and we will get in touch with you.

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