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WHAT IS uCIFI®

The missing piece for smart city interoperability

The uCIFI® Alliance is an IoT alliance composed of leading companies, cities and utilities committed to the development, the promotion and certification of the uCIFI® open unified data model for all smart city devices and the uCIFI® mesh implementation.

uCIFI® leverages and extends existing standards (e.g. LwM2M) and provides an open-source implementation of the unified data model for Cellular and LoRaWan protocols which standardize the physical layer and the messaging protocol but do not specify the data model for smart city devices. In addition, the uCIFI® open-source smart city stack on top of Wi-SUN (6LowPan) mesh complete the Alliance mission to provide full interoperability for all smart city devices and prevent vendor lock-in and expensive proprietary API integrations.

 

uCIFI® VERTICALS MARKETS

BUILDINGS

Energy meter

Water meter

Gas meter

Temperature sensor

Presence sensor

STREET LIGHT

Outdoor lamp controller

Luminaire asset

Electrical monitor

Photocell

Illuminance sensor

LED Color light

WATER

Water meter

Irrigation valve

Water quality sensor

Pressure monitoring

WASTE

Filling Sensor

Battery Monitor

Temperature sensor

ENVIRONMENT

Temperature sensor

Humidity sensor

Air quality sensor

Noise sensor

Tilt sensor

MOBILITY

Navigation system

Parking system

Traffic/people counter

City info panel

Panic button

WHAT CITIES SAY ABOUT uCIFI®

“Nantes Métropole is keen to deploy IoT and smart city solutions but not at the cost of being locked with proprietary systems. We do fully support initiatives such as uCIFI® that aim to create interoperable and cost-efficient solutions where the city can mix and change smart city sensors and controllers from various competing suppliers on an IoT LoRaWAN network.”

Dany Joly
Head of Electronic Comms Infrastructure,
Nantes Métropole, France

The unified uCIFI® smart city data model will offer the opportunity for the City of Gijon to exploit optimal value of the data generated by thousands of smart city sensors. Now we can unlock the full potential of IoT without expensive integration or the need to transfer data from third-party platforms.

Jose Antonio Cortés
Technical Manager,
Gijon City Council, Spain

At SIBELGA, we’re committed to deploy smart streetlight solutions on the whole Brussel region. But we don’t want public money to depend on single proprietary systems. Thus we need suppliers to agree on interoperable data models and technologies. uCIFI® directly addresses this need and we are pleased to be a supporter and an advocate of uCIFI®.

Bénédicte Collard
Head of Street Lighting,
Sibelga (Brussels’ utility), Belgium

Be part of the change,
become a member

Get a seat at the table for the development and promotion of the first unified data model for smart city objects by joining a unique ecosystem of leading cities, utilities and companies, all working to a common vision of making smart city solutions interoperable.

uCIFI® Alliance

3855 SW 153rd Drive
Beaverton, OR 97003
United States of America

contact@ucifi.org