London, UK (PRWEB UK) 28 March 2013
On Saturday 23rd March, Rockshore's Peter Hicks presented to the excited crowd at “Routes to the Future: An Innovation Challenge”; an intensive 48 hour competition aimed at coders and creative software developers to build new, useful applications from TfGM’s data, that will improve the public transport experience for people of Greater Manchester.
Presented by FutureEverything and Transport for Greater Manchester as part of the FutureEverything Summit of Ideas and Digital Invention, the Innovation Challenge sought to bring together some of the brightest minds in software development and data processing.
Rockshore consultant Peter Hicks was invited to share an overview of the real-time information available via Network Rail Data Feeds – which was among the datasets available for attendees to develop applications on.
Prizes were available for:
Best use of real-time data
Best use of multiple datasets
Best application created on the CitySDK API
Most Innovative use of data
Best U21 application
Rockshore will showcase their latest open data innovations at Railtex, Earl’s Court, 30th April – 2nd May 2013 – please contact us for more information.
Founded in 2005 and headquartered in London, UK, Rockshore is a specialist provider of real-time information management solutions.
The Rockshore Event Processing Platform enables a broad range of real-time information management services which underpin our core application product suites across Airport-CDM (A-CDM), Managed Mobility and Rail Information.
Rockshore technology is used by leading providers in transport and telecommunications to deliver accurate, real-time intelligence that helps increase operational efficiency, improve decision-making and enable faster response times.