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Layout vs Display

 On July 11, 2018, 10:18 a.m.

Hint for those out there creating their own custom SmartPanels, derived from a slight misunderstanding I've noticed...

While you develop your carefully desi...

Operational Issues Updates

 On July 10, 2018, 5:03 p.m.

Today Tues 10th July the Weather data feed from the UK Met Office seems to be royally broken. So the weather widget on the SmartPanel will be blank when it r...

Re: Support for Portrait Layouts?

 On July 9, 2018, 9:29 p.m.

obviously sounds reasonable and we'll add it to the list. Don't get me started on 'Doh' as the fixed layout was a considered choice to deliver what we did. ...

Re: Postgraduate Research Project Help

 On July 9, 2018, 9:12 p.m.

sure - I'm Ian Lewis, www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~ijl20

Re: Bus Live Data Map

 On June 28, 2018, 8:59 a.m.

In due course we'll get around to providing the next version of that bus map - for the past several months the main 'development' focus has been the SmartPa...

Creating a SmartPanel - A step by step guide

 On June 20, 2018, 10:46 a.m.

The essential concepts are:

Widget: this is a layout component that shows information about a particular thing, e.g. the Weather, or a Train Station.


About the Cambridge SmartPanel

 On June 18, 2018, 10:26 a.m.

The Cambridge SmartPanel has been developed by the University of Cambridge, in close collaboration with SmartCambridge and the Greater Cambridge Partnership,...

Re: Histon Rd

 On June 12, 2018, 3:25 p.m.

I'd need to go through the process of rendering the new zone on a map and comparing it to the previous one - the essential question is whether this zone alte...

Re: Class C operation

 On Feb. 23, 2018, 10:13 a.m.

All the sensors on the network so far have been uplink only (i.e. the typical transmission of sensor data to a server), so if you have a downlink requirement...

Re: Smart city in a week - Cambridge project

 On Feb. 23, 2018, 10:07 a.m.

So far we've registered 30 devices and have the first one sending humidity and temperature data to SenSat - I look forward to seeing what this project produc...

Re: Are there any public/open data sources available for cambridge?

 On Jan. 22, 2018, 3:09 p.m.

Good question...

For a wide variety of digital data repositories, there's Cambridgeshire Insight

This site is more focussed on the kind of data we'd want ...

Re: Bus Live Data Map

 On Jan. 22, 2018, 2:49 p.m.

Apologies for a spectacularly delayed reply. If you'd like a feeble excuse it's that we're deeply buried in significant enhancements to the bus side of the p...

Re: Milton Rd

 On Oct. 21, 2017, 11:52 a.m.

do you want to draw a polygon for Milton Road that would be preferable for analysis? For the 10 in/out zones we have already (i.e. 20) I hacked together a t...

Re: ts_delta

 On Oct. 21, 2017, 11:17 a.m.

thanks - good question... I'll answer it within the broader context of calculations the Zone is doing in real-time:

TL;DR: ts_delta is the sum of the length...

Re: CSN coverage map (as of July 2017)

 On Oct. 20, 2017, 1:25 p.m.

Is there any way you can host this map on the site so it can be played with?

The map has been implemented as a web page which may in due course make its...