3rd Open Call
Kentyou provides an open innovation enabler to help cities realising their digital transformation. It is composed of three main elements:
1) Urban data platform which allows collection of data coming from plethora of sources such as IoT devices, open data platforms, crowd-sourcing applications, legacy platforms, etc.
2) A development and management tool to help innovators to create applications using well-defined APIs and data structures, as well as a user-friendly rule-based application development tool.
3) Data processing enablers to extract high level knowledge, insights and predictions to help in decision making and taking actions.
Kentyou’s core enablers are provided as open source to avoid vendor lock-in. Kentyou is adding added value functions and services on top of the open base platform such as new communication protocol connectors, data processing enablers, or application development tools.
Kentyou is a newly formed startup company, created out of 7 years of research and development activities in CEA, a world leading research institution. Kentyou is based in Grenoble, France, and has also a representative office in Spain. Kentyou’s main mission is to support cities in their digital transformation. Kentyou team is composed of members that have substantial experience and know-how in IoT, smart cities, software engineering and big data domains. The team has been one of the main leaders in the European IoT and smart city landscape, coordinated and contributed projects deploying and testing innovative IoT and smart city solutions.