Join us for fun 'Pollution Explorer' workshops with wearable technology! Follow the link to find out how to sign up.
The project has wrapped up and you can now read, see and hear what went on in an exhibition at the Museum of London, open to the public till April 2018.
The first units of this hyperlocal social radio project are appearing on people's windowsills!
First deployed in East Durham, VoiceOver is an urban scale communication infrastructure which everyone can listen in on and contribute to. We are now working in Finsbury Park, London, with Furtherfield on a new deployment involving the local community.
An interactive pedestrian crossing that responds dynamically in real-time to make pedestrians, cyclists & drivers safer and more aware of each other.
Thingful is part of consortium that will deliver an on-road mobility service using connected and autonomous vehicles in London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
We launched the WearAQ project to look at how school children could make sense of these complex issues and to consider how people might combine their innate subjective perception and intuition with wearable technology and machine learning algorithms to investigate air quality issues.
We were commissioned by the Future Cities Catapult to develop a toolkit and proven methodology that helps guide urban innovation managers and organisations in designing urban technology projects.
Tested in two cities in Europe, DECODE is a European Commission funded project exploring and piloting new technologies that give people more control over how they store, manage and use personal data generated online.
Deployed in 2016 in a new school, Trumpington Community College, Cambridge, Cinder takes the form of a virtual cat that thrives alongside the high-tech building’s sustainability systems. Part interactive mascot, part avatar for the building, she responds in real-time to the state of the environment and its occupants.
First deployed in March 2016 in Horden, East Durham, UK, VoiceOver is a participatory audio-visual communication infrastructure, designed and deployed by Umbrellium in collaboration with local residents and organisations.
Usman Haque will talk on designing the future of cities at the Innovative City Forum in Tokyo, Japan.
Usman Haque will talk on designing participatory urban experiences where ordinary citizens are fundamental to the decision making process.
Umbrellium designer, Ling Tan, will spend 3 weeks in Jo'burg at the Wits Museum working on a new project and holding a series of workshops to explore wearable computing and the smart city.
Join us for a discussion of Umbrellium's interactive environments, urban spectacles and collaboration platforms as part of Mini Burble's 5 day residency at MediaCityUK, Salford.
Here's your chance to catch Mini-Burble, rarely seen in the UK, at Salford Quays.
Umbrellium founding partner, Usman Haque, will speak in a panel titled The Internet of Everything.
Usman will talk about the 'Qualities of Air' at this event hosted by Future Cities Catapult, London.
Umbrellium founding partner, Usman Haque, will talk about Disruptive Technologies.
Umbrellium founding partner, Usman Haque, will talk at Brain Bar Budapest
Umbrellium founding partner, Usman Haque, will give a keynote at The International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM).
Usman will talk about architecture, tactical urbanism and an open internet of things, in 5 cities across New Zealand on five successive nights.
Usman will give a keynote at IoT Asia conference on the Internet of Things in Singapore.
Usman will talk about 'Messy Cities' at Z-Axis in Panaji, Goa, India.
Umbrellium founding partner, Usman Haque, will talk on a panel at MK Future Cities.