Our field-proven solutions are based on an open urban data platform
as the basis for numerous innovative services.

Based on [ui!] UrbanPulse, sensor and other real-time data from different data sources are collected and processed,
analysed and visualised as the "pulse of the city" in all relevant areas as data-based value-added services.


[ui!] UrbanPulse

With [ui!] UrbanPulse, a real-time sensor data platform has been developed that follows the vision of an Open Urban Platform as expressed by the European Innovation Partnership Smart Cities and Communities (EIP) and specified in DIN SPEC 91357.

[ui!] UrbanPulse is based on a highly scalable architecture for data processing and analysis, with a special connector framework for easy integration of sensors and other urban management systems.

On the basis of open interfaces, the platform offers integrated access to urban data from different urban areas.

Municipal administrations, companies and citizens can use the data collected and refined with [ui!] UrbanPulse to optimize their individual decisions and improve their digitized services and processes. Municipal administrations, companies and citizens can use the data collected and refined with [ui!] UrbanPulse to optimize their individual decisions and improve their digitized services and processes.


Visulalization of information is the basis for added value of a city.

A digital city is a very complex issue and affects several areas at once. Here the possibility to visualize an overall picture is often missing.

[ui!] supports the possibility of identifying the real potential of a Smart City in an urban overview and communicating it to the citizens. 

Various [ui!] COCKPITS with different and individually compiled urban data are available.

Here is an example:

[ui!] Festival COCKPIT

With the [ui!] Festival COCKPIT, which was especially developed for large events, important data such as traffic volume and speed, weather data, parking lot occupancy, visitors, temperature and environmental data, towing operations and much more can be displayed in real time at a control center.

Therefore, the responsible people have an up-to-date overview at any time and can intervene if necessary.

Current connector overview

Below is a reference list of some of the connections already available in [ui!] UrbanPulse. Please note that some connectors require additional fees and third-party licenses:

1. ABT Parking Ticketing Systems
2. Acoem Duo 01db (Noise sensors)
3. AGT (Video analytics pedestrian recognition)
4. Alperia IoT Hub (cloud-to-cloud connector)
5. AQMesh (Air quality data)
6. Aquiba Water Meter Systems
7. BigBelly (Smart Trash bins)
8. Birtinya Parking (Smart Parking)
9. (Floating Car Data)
10. Brisbane Parking (Parking occupancy data)
11. Brisbane Traffic (Traffic detector data)
12. Brunata (Heating meter)
13. Cairns Smart Parking System
14. Cambio (Car sharing platform)
15. Chargecloud (Charging data)
16. Cisco Meraki (Smart WiFi Systems)
17. Civento (Construction Sites)
18. Clean City Networks (Waste bin data)
19. Cleverciti (Parking Management)
20. Cologne Parking (Parking garages data)
21. Cologne Traffic (Traffic flow data, Traffic Obstructions)
22. Comark Laser Scanner (Bike detection sensors)
23. Connctd (Smart Home System)
24. Crossfleet (Car sharing platform)
25. CSV Data
26. DFKI onboard Unit (Car Telemetry Interface)
27. e-sensio urban SmartBox (Environmental Sensors)
28. Eluminocity (Charging data)
29. ENBW Environmental Sensing
30. ENBW EV Charger
31. Enevo (Waste bin data)
32. Feratel (Event Calendar)
33. FHEM (Smart Home System)
34. FlexDB (Energy data management system)
35. FLIR Flux (Traffic Camera Server System)
36. Floodmon (Flood Monitoring System)
37. GroupAlarm Alarm notification system for mission critical operations
38. GTFS (Public transport data)
39. HAMIS (Harbor information system)
40. Homee Smart Home
41. KairosDB (Timeseries Database Connector)
42. Kerlink LoRa IoT Station (LoRaWAN Gateway)
43. KVB (Public transport station data)
44. LanUV (NRW environment data)
45. Las Vegas Traffic (Traffic detector & signal state data)
46. Libelium Plug&Sense Smart City (Sensor devices)
47. Libelium Plug&Sense Smart Environment (Sensor devices)
48. Libelium Plug&Sense Smart Environment Pro (Sensor devices)
49. LuenNi (Niedersachsen environment data)
50. LuenNi (Pulls xml data provided by
51. manageE (per second energy meter)
52. Marine traffic (Ship monitoring system)
53. Modality (Container management system)
54. Modbus
55. MOL Bubi (Hungarian bike sharing platform)
56. Mr Fill (Smart Trash bins)
57. Netatmo (Environmental Sensors)
58. nextbike (Bike sharing platform)
59. NXP (RFID tag data)
60. NYC Traffic (Traffic detector & signal state data)
61. OCIT-C (Standard for Traffic Management Systems)
62. OCPI Last Mile Solutions EV charging
63. One M2M (cloud-to-cloud connector)
64. OpenWeatherMap (Weather data)
65. OWLET Nightshift (Luminaire status and energy consumption data)
66. Philips City Touch (Smart Lighting)
67. Purple Air (Environmental Sensors)
68. Purple Wifi (Smart WiFi System)
69. Ruckus (Smart WiFi System)
70. RUDIS (cloud-to-cloud connector)
71. Scheer (Energy management)
72. Screen scraper (Data extraction from websites)
73. SENTRON (Power Distribution)
74. SIEMENS (Traffic Management Systems)
75. Sm!ght (Smart lamp post)
76. Sustainder Brokerage (Smart Lighting)
77. SWARCO KR (Traffic Management System)
78. SWARCO TMS (Traffic Management System)
79. Swisstraffic (Traffic detector data)
80. Tüga Plusportal (Smart Wifi System)
81. TVILIGHT (Smart Lighting)
82. Vaisala (Environment – receives pushed data)
83. VDH (Traffic counting & video)
84. Viom Floating Car Data(FCD)
85. WaveScape (Crowd based sound measurement platform)
86. Wordpress (Newsfeed)
87. YellowMap (Charging stations in Germany)
Zeta (Charging controller)

Further connectors are currently under development...


Street lighting
With more than 20 years of experience, we cover all issues related to street lighting. From simple LED lights to sensor-based controls and street lighting as a central IoT infrastructure.
Intelligent, situation-oriented systems for increasing public safety with integrated solutions such as emergency call modules, CCTV, audio and image analysis.
Environment and weather
Recording of environmental and weather data according to individual requirements such as temperature, noise, Co2, ozone, NOX and particulate matter as well as the determination of the Air Quality Index.
At one glance
Visualization of all collected data on a unique dashboard like the [ui!] COCKPIT.
Usage of calibrated sensors
High quality of the collected data by using professional and calibrated sensors.
Traffic and parking
Real-time analysis of traffic volumes and the utilization of parking areas of any kind, adapted to the existing infrastructure and situation on site.
Transparent data management
The collected data always remain the property of the customer. You decide on the form and scope of use.
Compliance with standards
Compliance with the standards for imHLa according to DIN SPEC 91347.

Would you like to learn more about our solutions?

We are also available for demonstrations at our branches in Berlin, Darmstadt, München, Walldorf oder Chemnitz.



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Real-time traffic information
The [ui!] TRAFFIC APP shows the current traffic situation by means of information provided on the basis of data from an urban traffic control computer. Thus real data is displayed in real time for the user. Here is an example from Darmstadt:
Traffic light phase prediction as a component of traffic optimization

The analysis and prediction of the switching commands of traffic lights in real time provide new types of information, which, via suitable assistance functions, enable "connected" vehicles to make significantly improved journeys through the city's road network. 
Drivers who do not yet have a vehicle with appropriate assistance functions receive recommendations for optimal driving behavior via the app [ui!] ECOMAT, which they can install on their smartphone. Further information:

Smart Reisen mit künstlicher Intelligenz

Entwicklung einer bundesweiten, intermodale Reisemöglichkeit - um mit einem Ticket und einmaligem Bezahlvorgang reisen zu können. Hierbei werdem die verschiedenen regionalen und überregionalen Mobilitätsanbieter, wie z.B. Leihfahrräder, Leihroller, Car-Sharing, dem Nahverkehr bis hin zur Bahn oder dem Flugzeug berücksichtigt. Weitere Infos:

Mobility controllers for disabled people
Digital support for the implementation of an accompanying service in public transport.


Smart City Project Sinfonia

Together with international partners, innovative energy solutions are being developed which serve as a model for the European cities of tomorrow.

Sinfonia is the acronym for "Smart INitiative of cities Fully cOmmitted do iNvest In Advanced large-scaled energy solutions."

The focus is on the energetic renovation of buildings, the expansion of the district heating network, and the increased use of regional and renewable energy sources.

The project is directly aimed at the scalability and transferability of the solutions implemented in pilot districts. At the core is the demonstration of technical measures and a great proximity to applications.

With the [ui!] COCKPIT, residents have access to all the digital information available about their apartment. The graphical visualization helps you to understand what is going on in your apartment. A concrete example are parameters, such as room temperature and humidity, which provide an indication for the prevention of mould. Residents can thus react to these indicators at an early stage and not only when mould is already visible.

Smart Home
The reading of individual consumption data of your own household on your tablets. For this purpose, appropriate sensors are installed and tablets with necessary software are provided.

You have further questions?

Here you may already find some answers to questions, if not - please contact us, we are always available for your concerns.

Questions & Answers


Who owns the data?
Data sovereignty sits with the city or region thatData sovereignty sits with the city or region thatcollects it and decides which data is distributed forfree or supplied for a fee.
Open Urban Platform = Open3

Open Source, Open API & Open Platform Standard.

The open standard of the Open Urban Data Platform supports numerous suppliers of sensor manufacturers of different kinds to collect their data centrally on one platform - to process them and then make them available for further use. The connectors required here can be created by customers themselves free of charge or provided for a small fee by [ui!].

Open Standard = Open Source = Free of charge?
Although there are free open source solutions, which have to be adapted by IT experts at great expense of time.
These costs should not be neglected.
Can our city afford this?
By charging for market valuable permitted dataBy charging for market valuable permitted datato third parties investment in an open urbandata platform such as [ui!] UrbanPulse canbe covered in a short time.


How does the [ui!] UrbanPulse work?
The [ui!] UrbanPulse data platform uses existing sensor data, for example from traffic lights, intelligent lighting, parking systems and much more. The data is collected, processed, analysed and prepared for further use by means of connectors. This can be a visualisation by means of [ui!] COCKPIT for the transparency of urban data use towards the citizens as well as, for example, as an annotated road map with traffic information via a web server. In real time - twice as fast as conventional solutions and without a complicated integration process.
What about data security?
Only non-personalized data is collected in the [ui!] UrbanPulse and securely stored on European servers.
Who receives the source code?
The source code belongs to your city or region. InThe source code belongs to your city or region. Inthe event that we no longer support you will ownthe source code.

[ui!] Group

Since when does [ui!] exist?
[ui!] was founded in 2012 to support cities in their efforts to jointly develop innovative concepts and solutions in the sense of a Smart City and to use them sensibly.
What does [ui!] stand for?

[ui!] stands for innovation - quality - safety - experience - trust. The term [ui!] is an abbreviation for [ui!] Urban Software Institute.

Where can I find [ui]?
The [ui!] Group has five locations in Germany in Berlin, Chemnitz, Darmstadt, Wiesloch and Munich. In addition to the German branches and international subsidiaries in Brisbane (Australia/New Zealand), Budapest (Hungary), Oxford (UK) and New York (USA), there is also the [ui!] Urban Software Institute, the [ui!] Urban Lighting Innovations and the [ui!] Urben Mobility Innovations.
Can I also join the [ui!] TEAM?
Of course - we are looking forward to all applications from people who enjoy working with innovative products and solutions and need their freedom. You can find our current jobs under Jobs.

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