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Partner Official Legal Name:    U-Hopper Srl
City, Country:    P.za Manci 8, 38123 – Povo, Trento (Italy)
Internet address:   http://www.u-hopper.com/

 

Partner description
U-Hopper is a high-tech SME, headquartered in the Trentino area, Italy, providing solutions and technologies for the emerging fields of mobile crowdsensing, mobile data intelligence, and personalized context-aware services. U-Hopper builds its solutions on the concept of fully exploiting the information and knowledge hidden in the enormous amount of data that can be collected using mobile phones, in terms of both usage patterns by subscribers as well as through sensors customarily found in current smartphones).
Using cutting-edge data mining techniques and data analytics tools, U-Hopper solutions enable customers to identify and extract relevant patterns, with applications to a variety of domains, including mobile advertising, environmental monitoring in the form of personalized well-being, and urban mobility services that include mine location traces for personalized mobility services.
U-Hopper is a spin-off of the international research centre CREATE-NET (www.create-net.org). U-Hopper focuses on the design, prototyping, and evaluation of innovative distributed and mobile sensing solutions. U-Hopper solutions target both public bodies (including municipalities and public authorities) as well as organizations in the private sector.
Experience in related projects
Partner in CITI-SENSE FP7 project, where it leads activities on mobile crowdsensing for collaborative monitoring of quality of life in smart cities (focus on environmental data). Partner in COMPOSE FP7 project, where it leads the activities on mobile platforms and is responsible for the development and realization of one of the project’s use cases. WP leader in SmartSociety FP7 project, responsible for the overall software architecture design and system-level integration.
Brief description of the role within the project
UH will be one of the core technical developing partners of i-locate leading WP3 – i-locate toolkit integration and the following three tasks: T.3.2 – Indoor/outdoor localisation and tracking sub-system, T.3.6 – Web and mobile client and T.3.7 – Sub-systems integration. From a technical point of view, UH will integrate both the CIVICFLOW and the Quupa technology within i-locate. Additionally UH will act as technical supporting partner of VELLETRI, ensuring proper identification of requirements and use cases, surveying and ingestion of data as well as all the technical activities necessary for the deployment of the pilot.
Further support to horizontal activities dealing with exploitation and dissemination of results, is also planned.