New promotion video

Alfamicro, one of the partners behind the Tourism API development, has recently created a promotional video for CitySDK. Please share it with whom you think may be interested in our API.  

CitySDK Tourism API supplying data to other projects

The value of the Open Data, in the Tourism sector, is deeply connected with two factors: availability and interoperability. Available data is valuable data, in particular when it can support services for people that are visiting unfamiliar places. Interoperability allows tourists to use the same services in different places without the need of searching for…

Explore the APIs online

We have recently made available swagger documentation for the CitySDK Tourism API. You can use it to explore the API endpoints on the several cities using your browser. Not only can you learn the API, check each method and arguments, but you can do live queries on the endpoint made available by each city and see…

Directory Service

The CitySDK Tourism API enables one App to work in several cities. But the App must know the endpoint of each city in order to use that city’s data. Requiring developers to keep track of which endpoints are available in order to maintain their applications up-to-date is ineffective. In order to avoid this issue, we…

Server reference implementation

The goal of CitySDK for the tourism area was to develop an API that could be used across cities to provide data in an uniform manner. This allows developers to write an App for one city and have it work in many cities. Development costs are lowered and the potential market increases. But the project…

Tourism information using Google Glasses

One of the early demos we created was a Layar layer. It enables tourists to access tourism data using an augmented reality interface. Today we had access to a pair of Google Glasses and were able to experience how the future tourist may orientate and guide himself to make the most of his visit to a new city. Watch…

Vodafone Big Apps – Congratulations to the winners

The jury has announced the 3 winners of the Vodafone Big Apps Lisbon contest. The winner of the Tourism Category, was Crash & Play. This app uses the CitySDK Tourism API to enable musicians to keep grooving even when they are away from home. Through My Eyes was the global winner with a crowd sourced itinerary app. Near By won the…

Android App – integration with Open311

The CitySDK project has been progressing in three distinct areas: Tourism, Civic Participation and Mobility. Today we are proud to announce that the Tourism Android Demo App showcases the integration of the Tourism and Civic Participation domains. The Civic Participation part of CitySDK has been focusing on the use of Open311 for enabling citizens to report…