Vilnius: Lion Workshop on Light report
Vilnius working group returned from three day ROCK Project General Assembly in Lyon full of good emotions. In addition to well evaluated results and new knowledge the working group once again made sure it was on the right track – measuring sensors are moving into other cities.
First day of the conference was dedicated to Lyon city lighting condition, interface with ROCK project and city lighting strategy, future plans and challenges. Conference provided an opportunity for other cities to present their lighting plans. Vilnius city representative Rūta Matonienė had presented main city lighting projects.
An important meeting with LUCI, the international network of cities on urban lighting also took place in Lyon. Opportunities of Vilnius to join LUCI international network and potential Vilnius benefits was discussed during this meeting.
Vilnius working group was acknowledged for activity in EUROCITIES organisation. Capital representatives presented our best practice examples – TECH PARK“ and „ARCH PARK“. It is also worth to mention that Vilnius organised visit of Lithuania representative from MOSTA visit to Europe cities and regions event in Brussels.
Vilnius municipality in partnership with Vilnius Gediminas Technical University have been implementing an unique project, during which Neuroanalytics system for data collection and analysis of emotions of city residents was developed. Collected data combined with other information layers will be used to create emotion, physiological and pollution maps of public spaces, as well to provide personalised recommendations.
Today, a joint ROCK project team of the City of Vilnius and the Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (VGTU) starts measuring how you feel entering the City of Vilnius and leaving it. 4 sensors were installed in the main service centre of the capital at Konstitucijos pr. 3, which will... ❯❯❯
The ROCK project, which has been in progress for three years, participates for the second time in the Festival of Lights dedicated to celebrating the anniversary of Vilnius to present the project and to gauge the mood of Vilnius residents and guests at a stand set up for this purpose. The project... ❯❯❯
Vilnius Festival of Lights will light up the capital city at the end of next week, breathing life and warmth in the cold and dark season, highlighting the city’s architecture, illuminating the most beautiful courtyards of the Old Town and luring crowds of residents and guests of Vilnius to... ❯❯❯
6 suspicious cameras monitor passers-by in Vilnius reading their mood from their face, the level of their excitement, heart rate, temperature or even respiratory rate. What is this for? This is not some Big Brother, but rather a science project designated for measuring people’s happiness and... ❯❯❯
For two years, Vilnius and city guests have been taking part in the experiment. Scientists' devices measure the facial temperature,respiratory rate,... ❯❯❯
More than 50 representatives from best universities from almost 10 countries visited Vilnius Municipality at 13th to 14th of November. Topics of climate change, best city development plans and ROCK project sensor system and applications were covered during this visit.
Chief City Architect... ❯❯❯