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July 2, 2019

SOC2019: Developing apps as a student job / Blog

Summer of Code 2019 is a hackathon lasting four weeks. It takes place in July. The event offers students living in Belgium the opportunity to develop open source projects under specialist supervision that can then be put into practice. More than 75 development, design and communication students have taken up the challenge. The programme that […]

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May 7, 2019

The TMaaS dashboard is taking shape / Blog

What features will the TMaaS data platform have? This question had been previously discussed in depth in an article that examined six software tools. We are now a few months further on and the launch of the new website is fast approaching; the traffic operators of the City of Ghent will use the platform for […]

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April 2, 2019

Vote for TMaaS! / Blog

Help TMaaS to win the public prize of the Belfius Smart Belgium Awards! Simply vote for TMaaS by clicking on the “vote now” button on the bottom of this web page. About The Smart Belgium Awards Audience Award 2018 is an organization of Belfius Bank & Insurance where the public can vote online on one […]

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February 15, 2019

A business model for TMaaS / Blog

Timo Latruwe works at the Techno-Economics unit of IDLab, a research group within Ghent University and Imec. The TE team consists of a handful of driven researchers who share a passion for economics and technology. It is the intersecting line between the two that forms the link between Techno-Economics and TMaaS. With this in mind, […]

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December 3, 2018

Ghent on its way to TMaaS / Blog

Since early 2018, the city of Ghent has been working with a number of industrial and academic partners on a modular and multimodal cloud platform for TMaaS, Traffic Management as a Service. In the first phase of the European project, the partners conducted extensive research among users. A report. The Ghent-based TMaaS project is co-financed […]

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October 22, 2018

TMaaS is looking for participants / Blog

The TMaaS research team is looking for people who want to participate in an interactive workshop. During the workshop we want to envision together with Ghentians and people who often (or occasionally) visit the city, how we can shape the TMaaS-digital information platform. We want to learn how we can offer interesting information if you are making […]

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September 14, 2018

Breaking open the existing systems / Blog

Prof. Sidharta Gautama is a trained physicist. He is at the head of research within UGent into intelligent systems. This takes place under the umbrella organisation i-Know – the Innovation Centre for Intelligent Information Processing. i-Know carries out research into information management systems with a view to ensuring the conversion of these research results into […]

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August 28, 2018

Defending the rights of the passengers / Blog

Evelien Marlier studied sociology and communication management and then like so many others stayed in the beautiful city of Ghent. She first worked at TreinTramBus, where she coordinated campaigns aimed at promoting a sustainable transport mix . She elaborated different peer-to-peer projects with youngsters, students, elderly and physically disabled. It was here that she learned […]

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May 25, 2018

Ghent – Lahti, a tale of two cities / Blog

On May 24th we welcomed a delegation from the Finnish CitiCAP project, which, like TMaaS, focuses on smart city mobility. We had an interesting and useful meeting with our fellow project leaders from Lahti, which allowed us to compare both projects and to profit from a mutually beneficial knowledge sharing experience. TMaaS and CitiCAP are […]

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April 14, 2018

A day in the life of… / Blog

Meet Tim, who recently joined the ranks of Traffic Control Centre Ghent. Tim enjoys it when carefully planned actions and communications result in traffic running smoothly. Recently, one of Ghent’s busiest traffic hubs was closed for 24 hours for maintenance purposes, something that’s rarely seen! Let’s see how Tim and his team managed this adventure.. […]

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Evert Gellynck
March 14, 2018

Meet Evert, our traffic engineer / Blog

As a Traffic Engineer at Be-Mobile, Evert Gellynck is always on the lookout for new, innovative ideas and solutions. We’re curious to find out what Evert and his colleagues are up to this month! What are you working on right now? We’re making a long list of all the possible data streams that can be […]

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