Sunderland Software City, in collaboration with the NECA Urban Traffic Management & Control, have launched a competition to design and build a new travel app for use by the public.
The app must use the data published by NECA Urban Traffic Management & Control in their design. This data can include CCTV camera images, environmental, traffic & congestion, car park and incident information.
The competition can be undertake by anyone, individuals or groups. Multiple ideas can be submitted by the same group/individual. Submission deadline for applicants is 31st December 2015 with all submitted ideas available to the public to vote on from January 2016.
The top 3 ideas will receive £5000 to develop the app into a functional, practical app. A variety of North-East based tech and mobile software development companies will be available to aid in the development of the app. Business contacts will be made available to support applicants and aid in the commercialisation of the app. NECA Urban Traffic Management & Control will be on hand to help explain further any questions relating to our the data sources.
The winner of the competition will be selected primarily based on the popularity of the app, and will receive an extra £2000.
Applicants can find out more about the competition and apply at http://www.datamovement.co.uk
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