This ThingsCon Amsterdam Salon will focus on the ''Internet of Bicycles'', and brings together innovators from Amsterdam and beyond to show IoT projects involving our favorite means of transportation: the bicycle.
Do you have a bicycle IoT project that you would like to present? Let us know! Send a mail to [masked] with some information and we will get in touch.
• Welcome by Maud de Vries, CycleSpace (http://cyclespace.nl/). As bicycle futurists, CycleSpace imagines, initiates and develops ideas that will accelerate te shift from car-centric to human-centric cities worldwide.
• Anna Nikolaeva is a postdoctoral researcher in the project Smart Cycling Futures (http://smartcyclingfutures.nl/english/) at the University of Amsterdam and Utrecht University. She is a Member of the Urban Cycling Institute (http://uci.strikingly.com/) and Centre for Urban Studies (http://urbanstudies.uva.nl/). She will present overview of innovations, and what it can mean for cycling & for cities, with advantages but also some potential pitfalls.
• Hans Schreuder, Springtime Labs (http://springtime.nl/). Together with Springtime Labs, Hans has developed the Bike Bubble, an innovative solution for parking bicycles.
• Andrew Spitz, co-founder of FROLIC studio (http://www.frolicstudio.com), who developed Safe to Bike (http://frolicstudio.com/portfolio/safetobike/) and the lovely Pingbell (http://frolicstudio.com/portfolio/pingbell/)
• Joeri de Graaf, student Integrated Product Design TU Delft working on a solar powered and connected bicycle light for Swapfiets (http://www.swapfiets.nl).
Shared bicycle projects
• Vikenti Kumanikin, co-founder and Managing Director FlickBike (http://www.flickbike.nl/)
• Marius Brémond - Vaquer Co-Founder Squib (http://www.squib.nl), ''the first free bike that makes you money
• Erik de Winter, Business Development, Urbee (http://www.urbee.nl)
The Thingscon Salon on the Internet of Bicycles will finished with networking drinks. From[masked] hrs there is a second ThingsCon Salon, the Shenzhen Salon (https://www.meetup.com/Thingscon-Salon/events/241064039/). During this special event, we will share experiences of our research trip to Shenzhen earlier this year through a presentation of our experiences followed by the showing of a documentary ''Velocracy'' - a presentation on the design and production of a Blockchain powered bicycle lock, making use of the Shenzhen eco-system of manufacturers.
If you want to attend both events, please make sure to sign up for both!
ThingsCon Amsterdam is Europe’s leading conference about the future of hardware, connected devices and Internet of Things. It brings together a growing into a global community of like-minded practitioners around Internet of Things (IoT) and new hardware. ThingsCon fosters the creation of a human-centric & responsible IoT. To this end it provides practitioners with an open environment for reflection & collaborative action.
The ThingsCon Amsterdam Salons are focused events, free of charge, for designers and other professionals with a keen interest in the design aspects of the Internet of Things.