Enabling the Future Internet for Smart Cities

Enabling the Future Internet for Smart Cities

The Future Internet will integrate large-scale systems constructed from the composition of thousands of distributed services, while interacting directly with the physical world via sensors and actuators, which compose the Internet of Things.

Would you like to know more about recent results from the InterSCity project?
Check the videos (in Portuguese) from the open webinars held in June and July 2020!

Recent Publications

Classification and evaluation of IoT brokers: A methodology.

International Journal of Network Management, e2115. Eddas Bertrand‐Martinez, Phelipe Dias Feio, Vagner de Brito Nascimento, Fabio Kon and Antônio Abelém, 2020.

Evaluating CRoS-NDN: a comparative performance analysis of a controller-based routing scheme for named-data networking.

Journal of Internet Services and Applications, november. João Vitor Torres, Igor Drummond Alvarenga, Raouf Boutaba and Otto Carlos Muniz Bandeira Duarte, 2019.

Comparing bicycling and pedestrian mobility: Patterns of non-motorized human mobility in Greater Boston.

Journal of Transport Geography, Volume 80, October. Christian Bongiorno, Daniele Santucci, Fabio Kon, Paolo Santi, and Carlo Ratti, 2019.

Exploiting Vehicular Social Networks and Dynamic Clustering to Enhance Urban Mobility Management.

Sensors 2019. Ademar Takeo Akabane, Roger Immich, Richard Wenner Pazzi, Edmundo Roberto Mauro Madeira and Leandro Aparecido Villas, 2019.

Low-Latency and Energy-Efficient BBU Placement and VPON Formation in Virtualized Cloud-Fog RAN.

Journal of Optical Communications and Networking. R. I. TININI, D. M. BATISTA, GUSTAVO BITTENCOURT FIGUEIREDO, M. TORNATORE, and B. MUKHERJEE, 2019.

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InterSCity project webinar – first day

On 06/12, we had the first InterSCity project webinar, open to the general public. The presentation slides and videos are available!

The 3rd (online) InterSCity Workshop is at full steam

The third edition of the InterSCity (National Science and Technology Institute – INCT – of the Future Internet for Smart Cities) Workshop is being held from April 7th to June 9th. The event was planned to take place from April 5th to 8th in Itamambuca (SP), but was restructured to take place remotely, via Internet, due to the coronavirus pandemic. The presentations were rescheduled and divided in 5 technical sessions covering the topics of urban mobility,

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Recent press

Platform calculates gas emission data in public transport

Roberto Speicys explains that the Trancity platform is able to measure data involving gas emissions, besides calculating circulation values ​​and average speed.

Full article (in portuguese): https://jornal.usp.br/universidade/plataforma-calcula-dados-de-emissao-de-gases-no-transporte-publico/

System created by USP researchers shows there are fewer accidents where there is monitoring by radar

Tool was created and awarded during a marathon organized by the São Paulo City Hall wich seeks solutions to improve road safety.

To read the full article click here (in portuguese)

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InterSCity Platform.

A microservice-based, open-source smart city platform that aims at supporting collaborative, novel smart city research, development, and deployment initiatives.

InterSCSimulator – A Smart City Simulator.

An open-source, extensible, large-scale Traffic Simulator for Smart Cities, extensible to other Smart City domains.


A middleware for large-scale, low-latency processing of mobile data streams with support for mobile-mobile cooperation, context awareness, connection balancing, and cloud integration.

Network Infrastructure and Security.

An interconnected network based on NFV to research aspects of network security in order to address the challenges posed by IoT technologies.

Internet of Trees.

This project aims at developing sensor prototypes for monitoring the environment using free-design hardware and open source software. The project includes a base station and a sensor station including these sensors: LDR, DHT22, Soil Moisture, sap-flow, and leaf temperature.

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