Found 73 Existing Initiatives Page 3 of 8

AQHI Canada

application

name of the application

AQHI Canada

reference

author(s), year

description

short description of the application (one-two sentences)

Stay informed on outdoor air quality conditions, plan your outdoor activities, and manage exposure to outdoor air pollution. The Air Quality Health Index (AQHI) Canada app informs users of the level of health risk associated with local outdoor air quality. The app provides hourly AQHI readings and daily forecasts for all AQHI communities across Canada.

deployment

status of deployment (for example: real-life project, testing, demonstration,…)

real-life

target population

general, public transportation, users, car drivers, truck drivers, children, cyclists,…

general public

software type

open-source (in order to make unique campaigns) or proprietary software

proprietary software

mode of operation

stationary, portable, wearable, …

mobile application, data from official stations

coordination

who can launch a campaign

everyone

air quality sensing technologies

which type of sensors or methodes are used to obtain air quality measurements. “Direct” methods refer to devoted sensing devices bought and used by the costumer, “indirect” methods to data collection methods from offial air quality networks

data from official monitoring stations

other sensing technologies

for example meteorological data, positioning data, …

none

quantitative: what kind of data is measured

speed, distance, noise, location,…

location, data from official stations

what type of qualitative data is gathered

none

what kind of data is calculated

CO², cost, health, … / What is the basis of calculation (e.g. reference database, European guidelines for external costs, etc.)

air quality health index

reporting method

which reporting method is used (for example: website or directly on the smartphone’s app, heat maps, dashboard, and/or reports)

mobile application

visualisations

method of reporting (visualisation) of the collected data (qualitative representation can be a red or a green light, a text explaining the progress, while quantitative representation consists of numbers or statistics

map of AQHI (colour coded), real-time and future projections of AQHI, tips to reduce pollution, health info for general public and sensitive groups, use GPS data to bring you to the nearest monitoring  station

incentives

self-monitoring, gamification, rewards, social networks,…

self-minitoring

applicability of results

are the results useable for policy-makers and how can they obtain this information?

data from official stations are used for policy, unknown whether information about the use of the app is further exploited

limitations

gaps and limitations of the campaign or application

no documentation on how the AQHI is calculated

remarks

other important remarks for the review, links to other projects,

/

quantitative data source

air quality measurements with own device (direct) OR air quality data from official stations or other installed air quality networks (indirect) OR both

indirect

AQM Air Quality Monitor

application

name of the application

AQM Air Quality Monitor

reference

author(s), year

description

short description of the application (one-two sentences)

concentration for indoor use

deployment

status of deployment (for example: real-life project, testing, demonstration,…)

real-life

target population

general, public transportation, users, car drivers, truck drivers, children, cyclists,…

general public

software type

open-source (in order to make unique campaigns) or proprietary software

proprietary software

mode of operation

stationary, portable, wearable, …

mobile application, data from official stations

coordination

who can launch a campaign

everyone

air quality sensing technologies

which type of sensors or methodes are used to obtain air quality measurements. “Direct” methods refer to devoted sensing devices bought and used by the costumer, “indirect” methods to data collection methods from offial air quality networks

wireless sensor box (CO)

other sensing technologies

for example meteorological data, positioning data, …

sensor box (temperature and humidity)

quantitative: what kind of data is measured

speed, distance, noise, location,…

CO2 concentration, temperature, humidity

what type of qualitative data is gathered

none

what kind of data is calculated

CO², cost, health, … / What is the basis of calculation (e.g. reference database, European guidelines for external costs, etc.)

none

reporting method

which reporting method is used (for example: website or directly on the smartphone’s app, heat maps, dashboard, and/or reports)

website

visualisations

method of reporting (visualisation) of the collected data (qualitative representation can be a red or a green light, a text explaining the progress, while quantitative representation consists of numbers or statistics

speed-meter like dashboard

incentives

self-monitoring, gamification, rewards, social networks,…

indoor monitoring

applicability of results

are the results useable for policy-makers and how can they obtain this information?

limitations

gaps and limitations of the campaign or application

/

remarks

other important remarks for the review, links to other projects,

/

quantitative data source

air quality measurements with own device (direct) OR air quality data from official stations or other installed air quality networks (indirect) OR both

direct

Atmotube

application

name of the application

Atmotube

reference

author(s), year

https://atmotube.com/

description

short description of the application (one-two sentences)

portable air pollution monitor

deployment

status of deployment (for example: real-life project, testing, demonstration,…)

real-life

target population

general, public transportation, users, car drivers, truck drivers, children, cyclists,…

general public

software type

open-source (in order to make unique campaigns) or proprietary software

proprietary software

mode of operation

stationary, portable, wearable, …

portable

coordination

who can launch a campaign

everyone

air quality sensing technologies

which type of sensors or methodes are used to obtain air quality measurements. “Direct” methods refer to devoted sensing devices bought and used by the costumer, “indirect” methods to data collection methods from offial air quality networks

portabel sensing unit (VOC, CO, moisture, temperature)

other sensing technologies

for example meteorological data, positioning data, …

portabel sensing unit (temperature, humidity)

quantitative: what kind of data is measured

speed, distance, noise, location,…

VOC and CO concentration, humidity and temperature

what type of qualitative data is gathered

none

what kind of data is calculated

CO², cost, health, … / What is the basis of calculation (e.g. reference database, European guidelines for external costs, etc.)

air quality score

reporting method

which reporting method is used (for example: website or directly on the smartphone’s app, heat maps, dashboard, and/or reports)

by led on sensor device, smartphone application

visualisations

method of reporting (visualisation) of the collected data (qualitative representation can be a red or a green light, a text explaining the progress, while quantitative representation consists of numbers or statistics

real-time monitoring and air quality scoring

incentives

self-monitoring, gamification, rewards, social networks,…

self monitoring

applicability of results

are the results useable for policy-makers and how can they obtain this information?

unknown

limitations

gaps and limitations of the campaign or application

validity of the DIY air monitor is not documented, how the air quality score is derived is not documented

remarks

other important remarks for the review, links to other projects,

quantitative data source

air quality measurements with own device (direct) OR air quality data from official stations or other installed air quality networks (indirect) OR both

direct

Belgian Bicycle Counting App

application

name of the application

Belgian Bicycle Counting App

Reference

author(s), year

http://www.fietsberaad.be/OverOns/Paginas/Missie.aspx, Bossuyt et al., 2016.

Description

short description of the application (one-two sentences)

Collecting data with regard to cycling, in order to create a more responsive cycling policy.

deployment

status of deployment (for example: real-life project, testing, demonstration, …)

Real-life deployment via Google Playstore and Apple’s Appstore

Target population

general, public transportation, users, car drivers, truck drivers, children, cyclists, …

cyclists

software type

open-source (in order to make unique campaigns) or proprietary software

proprietary software

transport mode

which modes of transport can be monitored (bicycle, public transportation, car, …)

bicycles

coordination

who can launch a campaign

There is no possibility to participate and launch your own campaigns.

Sensing technologies

which type of sensors or methodes are used to obtain data

Tracking method is not defined.

quantitative: what kind of data is measured

speed, distance, noise, location,…

not defined

what type of qualitative data is gathered

Trip purpose.

what kind of data is calculated

CO², cost, health ; What is the basis of calculation (e.g. reference database, European guidelines for external costs, etc.)

calories burned, CO²-emissions and traveled distance.

reporting method

which reporting method is used (for example: website or directly on the smartphone’s app, heat maps, dashboard, and/or reports)

Website and smartphone-based application.

visualisations

method of reporting (visualisation) of the collected data (qualitative representation can be a red or a green light, a text explaining the progress, while quantitative representation consists of numbers or statistics

Combination of both via an individual and a global dashboard.

incentives

self-monitoring, gamification, rewards, social networks,…

Gamification by handing out prizes to the most active participants and by including social media to compare and share accomplishments with others, and a self-monitoring incentive by confronting participants with the benefits of cycling on a personal and an environmental level.

applicability of results

are the results useable for policy-makers and how can they obtain this information?

Policy-makers can access the resulted data collection.

limitations

gaps and limitations of the campaign or application

Poort tracking abilities, fraud and the short time span of the project.

remarks

other important remarks for the review, links to other projects, …

Bike Citizens

application

name of the application

Bike Citizens

Reference

author(s), year

www.bikecitizens.net

Description

short description of the application (one-two sentences)

A voice-assisted navigation system developed for cyclists.

deployment

status of deployment (for example: real-life project, testing, demonstration, …)

Real-life deployment of an application via Google’s PlayStore and Apple’s App Store

Target population

general, public transportation, users, car drivers, truck drivers, children, cyclists, …

cyclists

software type

open-source (in order to make unique campaigns) or proprietary software

proprietary software

transport mode

which modes of transport can be monitored (bicycle, public transportation, car, …)

bicycle

coordination

who can launch a campaign

There is no possibility to participate and launch your own campaigns.

Sensing technologies

which type of sensors or methodes are used to obtain data

GPS

quantitative: what kind of data is measured

speed, distance, noise, location,…

location

what type of qualitative data is gathered

Routing profile and bike profile

what kind of data is calculated

CO², cost, health ; What is the basis of calculation (e.g. reference database, European guidelines for external costs, etc.)

Routing and navigation.

reporting method

which reporting method is used (for example: website or directly on the smartphone’s app, heat maps, dashboard, and/or reports)

The participant receives the reported data through the dedicated smartphone application. Through the website of the application it is possible to find heat maps of cities which show the most popular routes of cyclists.

visualisations

method of reporting (visualisation) of the collected data (qualitative representation can be a red or a green light, a text explaining the progress, while quantitative representation consists of numbers or statistics

Heat maps and statistics.

incentives

self-monitoring, gamification, rewards, social networks,…

The incentive for the data collection are the auxiliary functions of the applications such as navigation and cyclocomputer.

applicability of results

are the results useable for policy-makers and how can they obtain this information?

GPS data is provided for free to partner cities with a subscription and it is made available for research.

limitations

gaps and limitations of the campaign or application

not defined

remarks

other important remarks for the review, links to other projects, …

BreezoMeter

application

name of the application

BreezoMeter

reference

author(s), year

description

short description of the application (one-two sentences)

big data infrastructure to continuously gather air quality & weather measurements fromthousands of sources among them more than 7000 official air quality monitoring stations worldwide

deployment

status of deployment (for example: real-life project, testing, demonstration,…)

real-life

target population

general, public transportation, users, car drivers, truck drivers, children, cyclists,…

general public

software type

open-source (in order to make unique campaigns) or proprietary software

proprietary software

mode of operation

stationary, portable, wearable, …

smartphone app

coordination

who can launch a campaign

everyone

air quality sensing technologies

which type of sensors or methodes are used to obtain air quality measurements. “Direct” methods refer to devoted sensing devices bought and used by the costumer, “indirect” methods to data collection methods from offial air quality networks

data collection form official stations, no sensing unit

other sensing technologies

for example meteorological data, positioning data, …

none

quantitative: what kind of data is measured

speed, distance, noise, location,…

air quality data (AQI), meteo

what type of qualitative data is gathered

none

what kind of data is calculated

CO², cost, health, … / What is the basis of calculation (e.g. reference database, European guidelines for external costs, etc.)

dispersion algorithms for geomodelling of the air quality at 300 million points every hour, real-time air quality, trend analysis, formulation of actions (actionable health recommendations)

reporting method

which reporting method is used (for example: website or directly on the smartphone’s app, heat maps, dashboard, and/or reports)

smartphone app

visualisations

method of reporting (visualisation) of the collected data (qualitative representation can be a red or a green light, a text explaining the progress, while quantitative representation consists of numbers or statistics

real-time AQI, map, personalized recommendations

incentives

self-monitoring, gamification, rewards, social networks,…

self-monitoring, exposure assessment, outdoor monitoring

applicability of results

are the results useable for policy-makers and how can they obtain this information?

yes, data from official monitoring stations are used for policy. Unknown whether additional data from usage of the application is obtained and further used for policy. Sharing of data through social media is possible, unknow whether further used.

limitations

gaps and limitations of the campaign or application

validity of the dispersion model is not documented

remarks

other important remarks for the review, links to other projects,

similar to Global Air Quality

quantitative data source

air quality measurements with own device (direct) OR air quality data from official stations or other installed air quality networks (indirect) OR both

indirect

CitizenLab

application

name of the application

CitizenLab

Reference

author(s), year

citizenlab.co

Description

short description of the application (one-two sentences)

Civic engagement platform on which citizens co-create their city. The system helps cities to tap into the collective intelligence of the citizens.

deployment

status of deployment (for example: real-life project, testing, demonstration, …)

Real-life deployment of a demo application via Google PlayStore.

Target population

general, public transportation, users, car drivers, truck drivers, children, cyclists, …

general population

software type

open-source (in order to make unique campaigns) or proprietary software

proprietary software but the citizensourcing software is ready-to-use, yet fully customisable in an easy-to-use admin panel. The city can easily change the design of the platform, as well as pick its language out of already more than 20 available languages.

transport mode

which modes of transport can be monitored (bicycle, public transportation, car, …)

not defined

coordination

who can launch a campaign

Citizens and the city itself. Two-way communication between the city and its citizens.

Sensing technologies

which type of sensors or methodes are used to obtain data

Wi-Fi, GPS and cell phone signal

quantitative: what kind of data is measured

speed, distance, noise, location,…

Exact location using GPS-signal and estimated location using cell phone signal.

what type of qualitative data is gathered

Questionaires, polls and reports.

what kind of data is calculated

CO², cost, health ; What is the basis of calculation (e.g. reference database, European guidelines for external costs, etc.)

Automated summary reports which show the most popular ideas, engagement levels, etc. to gain qualitative insights.

reporting method

which reporting method is used (for example: website or directly on the smartphone’s app, heat maps, dashboard, and/or reports)

The data is reported through the dedicated smartphone application.

visualisations

method of reporting (visualisation) of the collected data (qualitative representation can be a red or a green light, a text explaining the progress, while quantitative representation consists of numbers or statistics

not defined

incentives

self-monitoring, gamification, rewards, social networks,…

Gamification, because every time user’s posts or comments get upvoted, they will earn points (resulting in new badges) and will move up in the citizen leaderboard.

applicability of results

are the results useable for policy-makers and how can they obtain this information?

The city gets quantified insights on which citizens are most engaged and can reward them for their valuable input with real-life benefits.

limitations

gaps and limitations of the campaign or application

Everyone can participate and give their view on the subject (sometimes in a hurtful manner).

remarks

other important remarks for the review, links to other projects, …

Common Sense

application

name of the application

Common Sense

reference

author(s), year

http://www.communitysensing.org/

description

short description of the application (one-two sentences)

participatory sensing system that allows to measure  personal exposure

deployment

status of deployment (for example: real-life project, testing, demonstration,…)

real-life

target population

general, public transportation, users, car drivers, truck drivers, children, cyclists,…

general public (individuals, groups, grassroot organizations)

software type

open-source (in order to make unique campaigns) or proprietary software

proprietary software

mode of operation

stationary, portable, wearable, …

portable

coordination

who can launch a campaign

everyone

air quality sensing technologies

which type of sensors or methodes are used to obtain air quality measurements. “Direct” methods refer to devoted sensing devices bought and used by the costumer, “indirect” methods to data collection methods from offial air quality networks

gas sensors (CO, NOx, ozone)

other sensing technologies

for example meteorological data, positioning data, …

temperature and humidity sensors, GPS

quantitative: what kind of data is measured

speed, distance, noise, location,…

“CO concentration,
NOx concentration,
O3 concentration,
location,
meteo”

what type of qualitative data is gathered

none

what kind of data is calculated

CO², cost, health, … / What is the basis of calculation (e.g. reference database, European guidelines for external costs, etc.)

sensor measurements, data analysis tools are provided

reporting method

which reporting method is used (for example: website or directly on the smartphone’s app, heat maps, dashboard, and/or reports)

website and mobile app

visualisations

method of reporting (visualisation) of the collected data (qualitative representation can be a red or a green light, a text explaining the progress, while quantitative representation consists of numbers or statistics

graphs, maps, real-time and historical

incentives

self-monitoring, gamification, rewards, social networks,…

self-monitoring, collective actions, grassroot organization campaigns

applicability of results

are the results useable for policy-makers and how can they obtain this information?

use of data by organizations, f;e. http://www.woeip.org/

limitations

gaps and limitations of the campaign or application

/

remarks

other important remarks for the review, links to other projects,

/

quantitative data source

air quality measurements with own device (direct) OR air quality data from official stations or other installed air quality networks (indirect) OR both

direct

CrowdITS

application

name of the application

CrowdITS

Reference

author(s), year

Ali et al, 2012

Description

short description of the application (one-two sentences)

An application which developes congestion free re-routes for Android and iPhone mobile phones.

deployment

status of deployment (for example: real-life project, testing, demonstration, …)

experiment

Target population

general, public transportation, users, car drivers, truck drivers, children, cyclists, …

car-drivers

software type

open-source (in order to make unique campaigns) or proprietary software

proprietary software

transport mode

which modes of transport can be monitored (bicycle, public transportation, car, …)

car

coordination

who can launch a campaign

There is no possibility to participate and launch your own campaigns.

Sensing technologies

which type of sensors or methodes are used to obtain data

GPS

quantitative: what kind of data is measured

speed, distance, noise, location,…

location

what type of qualitative data is gathered

Posting events that the user encounters, such as congestion, construction, closed roads, collosions, accidents,…

what kind of data is calculated

CO², cost, health ; What is the basis of calculation (e.g. reference database, European guidelines for external costs, etc.)

Alternate routes on the basis of the posted events.

reporting method

which reporting method is used (for example: website or directly on the smartphone’s app, heat maps, dashboard, and/or reports)

Directly ont he smartphone’s app by means of a map with events marked as stars.

visualisations

method of reporting (visualisation) of the collected data (qualitative representation can be a red or a green light, a text explaining the progress, while quantitative representation consists of numbers or statistics

Stars on a map refer to events which interfere with the mobility of the users.

incentives

self-monitoring, gamification, rewards, social networks,…

not defined

applicability of results

are the results useable for policy-makers and how can they obtain this information?

not defined

limitations

gaps and limitations of the campaign or application

Efficient data aggregation an verification algorithms, traffic predicitions and efficient interface design for crowd reporting.

remarks

other important remarks for the review, links to other projects, …

Crowdsourcing in Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) without the use of specialized sensory equipments.

CrowdPark

application

name of the application

CrowdPark

Reference

author(s), year

Yan et al, 2011

Description

short description of the application (one-two sentences)

A crowdsourcing platform that enables users to reserve parking spots.

deployment

status of deployment (for example: real-life project, testing, demonstration, …)

testing

Target population

general, public transportation, users, car drivers, truck drivers, children, cyclists, …

car drivers

software type

open-source (in order to make unique campaigns) or proprietary software

proprietary software

transport mode

which modes of transport can be monitored (bicycle, public transportation, car, …)

car

coordination

who can launch a campaign

not defined

Sensing technologies

which type of sensors or methodes are used to obtain data

GPS

quantitative: what kind of data is measured

speed, distance, noise, location,…

Location data and time.

what type of qualitative data is gathered

The rating of the parking switch.

what kind of data is calculated

CO², cost, health ; What is the basis of calculation (e.g. reference database, European guidelines for external costs, etc.)

Provides the location of the soon-to-be free parking space and the time when it becomes available.

reporting method

which reporting method is used (for example: website or directly on the smartphone’s app, heat maps, dashboard, and/or reports)

not defined

visualisations

method of reporting (visualisation) of the collected data (qualitative representation can be a red or a green light, a text explaining the progress, while quantitative representation consists of numbers or statistics

not defined

incentives

self-monitoring, gamification, rewards, social networks,…

Game theoretical design: a buyer who successfully parks at a reserved spot can re-sell that spot through the CrowdPark system if they tell the truth.

applicability of results

are the results useable for policy-makers and how can they obtain this information?

The results can not be directly consulted because of the experimental phase of the project.

limitations

gaps and limitations of the campaign or application

Malicious sellers, profitability of the service, honesty of the buyers, inaccuracy of the GPS-signals, uncertainty in buyer arrival and seller departure.

remarks

other important remarks for the review, links to other projects, …

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