Applications: Deployed

Explore Next-Generation APPLICATIONs

Scroll through and explore these exciting next-generation application in various stages of development. All these applications use next-gen technologies like software-defined networking, local cloud and gigabit to end-user and are transforming how we live, work, learn and play. If you have an applications you would like to include in this growing list, please following the instruction below and join the US Ignite community.


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US Ignite Next Gen Apps General / Platform / Other


Sensus is a cross-platform (Android, iOS, and Windows Phone) system for mobile crowd-sensing.

Smart Gigabit Communities Education & Workforce


The Gigabots bring realtime internet connectivity to educational robotics platforms.

Kansas City, KS and MO
Smart Gigabit Communities Energy


ParaDrop is a virtualized platform for home WiFi gateways that allows diverse third-party services (e.g., home automation) to be easily installed and managed. - We will show how developers can install different applications and services ...

Madison, WI
Smart Gigabit Communities Education & Workforce

Virtual Realities in Culture: Explorations of the African Diaspora Project

This is a virtual reality (VR) storytelling experience that will allow elementary and middle school students to realize a historical, multi-sensory experience through the use of virtual reality technology built by high school students

Mozilla Mozilla Kansas City, KS and MO
Smart Gigabit Communities General / Platform / Other

4CeeD: Real-Time Data Acquisition and Analysis Framework for Material-related Cyber-Physical Environments

4CeeD focuses on the immense potential of capturing, accurately curating, correlating, and coordinating materials-to-devices digital data in a real-time and trusted manner before fully archiving and publishing them for wide access and sharing. In particular ...

Big Data, NSF Funded Urbana and Champaign, IL
Smart Gigabit Communities Health

Compute For Cancer

Help Cure Cancer While You Sleep. We plan to use the vast amount of unused computing power harnessed from data centers, tablets, phones, PC’s, IoT, cars, and cloud servers to carry out this task ...

Kansas City, KS and MO
US Ignite Next Gen Apps Public Safety


OrangeCone is a Citizen Engagement tool that creates a real-time conversation about public spaces between Citizens and their Governments

Global City Teams Challenge None

CityPulse (Eindhoven)

Brief Description: Using Data Captured in public space through sensors like video and sound to understand what is happening in the streets. Combining the data with sentiment analysis on Social Media allow for early warning ...

Global City Teams Challenge General / Platform / Other

FIWARE MyCity (Eindhoven)

Brief Description: Eindhoven is one of the six Dutch cities that signed the Open and Agile Smart Cities (OASC) letter of intent to join an initiative that will create smart cities based on the needs ...

Global City Teams Challenge None

Vision Zero (Seattle)

Description: The Seattle Department of Transportation is working internally and with Microsoft, the nonprofit DataKind, and data scientists from University of Washington, Microsoft Research, HERE Maps, and others to use data to predict crash probabilities ...

Global City Teams Challenge None

Safe Town of Shirahama: Preparing for Disasters with Resilient Communication Platform "NerveNet" (Shirahama )

Description: - Shirahama is a town of about twenty thousand people on the Pacific coast having a beautiful beach with white sands, attracting more than three million tourists. Nealy 10 % are inbound, demanding free Wi-Fi Internet ...

Global City Teams Challenge None

Prediction of heavy rainfall disaster using the phased array weather radar (Kobe)

Description: ・A fusion of the phased array weather radar data and the utilization of large-size social data, “Big Data” ・Real time alert display and mail delivery system for the localized torrential rainfall Challenges and Solutions ...