Welcome to the Array of Things, a networked urban sensor project that’s changing our understanding of cities and urban life.
The Array of Things is a collaborative effort among leading scientists, universities, local government, and communities to collect real-time data on urban environment, infrastructure, and activity for research and public use.
To learn more about the project and its updates, keep tabs on this website, check out our blog, and follow us on Twitter @arrayofthings. You can also explore Array of Things data, read about the first Array of Things nodes installed on Chicago intersections, watch our introductory video, a video and plenary panel at the 2017 annual Supercomputing conference, and read coverage of the launch from USA Today and CNN.
If you have an idea for Array of Things sensors or node locations, please submit it here. For research partners who would like to get involved with Array of Things, please send us an e-mail.
With a grant from Motorola Solutions Foundation, we're expanding our "Lane of Things" workshop into a broader "School of Things" curriculum that introduces high school and middle school students to sensor technology and data science. Read more on the AoT blog.
Data from Array of Things nodes is currently available as bulk downloads and via API, and will soon be available at the City of Chicago Data Portal. Read more about the API release at the AoT blog.
We're excited to announce our first group of partner projects, deployments of AoT nodes in Palo Alto, Seattle, Portland, Denver, Chapel Hill, and Syracuse in collaboration with local universities, government, and industry. You can also learn more about becoming an AoT research partner at our new Partners page.
The Chicago Tribune covered our 2018 Lane of Things workshop, where high school students built and installed their own sensors to collect data on weather, sound, and fan sentiment at Wrigley Field.
In May, Array of Things installed its 100th node in Chicago! Read about the first hundred nodes, the first batch of released data, and this year's Lane of Things program.more » « less