Internet of Cars is a multi-site series of exhibitions, talks, workshops and events, which explore and debate the use of cars in everyday life.
The show, which takes place during May, June and July 2014 across venues in the South, brings together work from the 6th Sense Project investigating the development of apps and new data analysis to promote a social and shared space for people who use cars and want to reduce their carbon footprint.
The project has commissioned a number of artists to work with data derived from the project resulting in the wide ranging exhibits and events. For instance you can download a phone app and be part of the Internet of Cars.
The themes presented in the symposium reflect the researchers’ interests in how networked technology can help inform and reveal new opportunities for travel.
The Internet of Cars show will take place at Bridport Arts Centre, the Turner Sims Gallery Southampton and Winchester Science Centre. More details can be found on the website: www.internetofcars.org.uk/
For those with a more academic interest in mobile media, social networks, time or travel and transport, there is a symposium on 14 June in Southampton. This is free to attend but participants need to register in advance (http://www.internetofcars.org.uk/talks/symposium/)
Internet of Cars is funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and the 6th Sense Project is a Digital Economy project funded by the UK Research Councils. BU’s lead researcher on the project is Dr Janet Dickinson.