Team Kultur- og Naturreise won Travelhack Open 2014 Norge with their service Sidespor. The aim with the service is to visualize the cultural and natural heritage that passes outside the window when you are traveling using public transportation. The service uses multiple data sources and is targeted towards especially the persona “Bjørn” och “Britt”.
The initial presentation have been given. The team have pitched their ideas and are currently testing the Train Simulator. Great to see that the final event is on the move.
In this Dropbox you will find: TøI Kick-off presentation, TravelHack Open 2014 Guidelines and NRI: Nasjonal rutedatabase presentation
Links to Open Map Data (Kartverket):
Digital Innovation changes the way personal at NSB run their daily operations. Today Togbrett 1.0 was launched that replaces all paper based documentation regarding train transportation used by NSB personal. Travelhack Widget aims to create the first widgets to be used on the Togbrett.
16:30-17:30 Welcome, Guidelines, Inspirational talk, Open Data Demos and Idea Pitches
17:30-18:00 Energy - Taco Friday
18:00 Hacking begins!
18:30 Train simulator available!
21:00 Energy - Drinks & Snacks
00:00 Late night hacking and resting
09:00 Energy - Breakfast
09:30 Hacking continues!
12:00 Energy - Lunch
15:30 Tech checks
16:30 Travelhack Open Demos (do not forget the criteria)
18:30 Awards, Drinks and Closing remarks
#-tag for the event: #travelhack2014 och #travelhack2014norge
This morning Travelhack 2014 Norge started with the Pro track. During the morning companies attending the pro track of Travelhack presented their potential solutions for NSB. The pro track will be followed by the open and the widget track will start today at 16:00.
Travelhack Open starts on Friday at 16:00 in Drammen. Venue is NSB Kompetansesenter. 17 teams, in total, have enrolled to the open track and we anticipate a fun a productive event in Drammen. Amongst other organizations, Kartverket, Norsk Reseinformation and Ruter will present their data
The overall schedule
Travelhack widget er en eksperimentell innkjøpskonkurranse med NSB som kunde som en del av NSBs SERO-prosjekt. SERO står for System for Elektronisk Ryggsekk Ombord og innebærer innkjøp av 2600 nettbrett til NSBs togpersonale. Disse brettene skal fylles med innhold og her vil en prøve seg med forskjellig typer widgets på Samsung Android Galaxy Note 3 og 10.
Konkurransen går ut på å levere forslat til forskjellige statuswiget en kan ha på et nettbrett:
In two weeks from now (May 9-10), the final in Travelhack 2014 Norge will take place in Drammen. Venue will be NSB Kompetansesenter. During the two days Travelhack will be organized in three tracks. Travelhack OPEN is open to developers, researchers, scientists, students, designers and virtually anyone with the potential to shape the way we travel in the future. You will present the result of your hacking on Saturday in front of a panel of specialists from the travel and technology industry. 12 teams has so far signed up for this track.
Travelhack organized a meetup at Café Mesh on April 8. 30 participants listen to Tom Julsrud TØI, Torbjørn Barslett, Ruter, Bent Flyen, NSB and Anders Hjalmarsson Viktoria Swedish ICT.