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Case Study – Smart Airport Italy

Case Study – Smart Airport Italy

Airport Logistics Facility Management

Alitalia was in desperate need of reducing costs and personnel Image result for official ibm partner logoredundancy around their shipping and logistic facilities when partnering with Etihad investing as a main stakeholder in the company.

Sub-contracted by IBM, our main partners when developing server networks and system nodes, we had the task of engineering and realizing the project.  According to the technical inspection and to the information received, the infrastructure was composed by 28 different systems, separately managed.

Ground Star System for the parking areas occupation scheduling of aircrafts and ground means for logistics.
ADM (Airport Data Management)showing the data coming from Enav Radars and used at the same time for sending information to inbound aircrafts.
Avigilon stream system used for the verification of the parking areas occupational state.
SDK Avigilon application, developed for showing  every single parking position: arrival and departure data inclusive of video stream.
Motorola Tetra System for radio communication via the airport and the Major Handler.

Final Project Build

The following external services have been taken into consideration for further verification of the
flight status : Flightradar24 – Eurocontrol –

The Help System, integrated in the platform manages the following activities;  GPS VehiclesTracking – Events – Tele warning
ADM data coming from ENAV radars

The interface proposes a first overview with the visualization of the status of every system in field and  list of inbound flights.
Automatically the system warns the operator that is necessary to confirm to the control tower the automatically assigned stand.
The operator clicks on the alerted stand and so he sees its actual state (free/occupied) through cameras automatically streaming on location.
When the operator touches the alerted stand, a panel proposes the video stream of the selected stand as well as other information on the flight, as arrival and departure data, departure gate, check-in desk and baggage-handling conveyors.
Clicking on the button on the same panel, the operator can confirm it with a simple touch on the screen and send the data to the control tower.

A time-bar will allow the operator to examine the history of the past 24 hours and the scheduling of the following 4 hours.
Additionally, from the Managing Monitor it will be possible to use the Radio Communication System. The operator will in fact dispose of a panel that will allow him to communicate via chat and / or voice with the operators in the field
Additionally, it will be possible to integrate weather information services and visualize their data on the visualized terminal area.

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Case Study – Smart City Municipalities in Italy

Smart City Municipalities Case Study

Problem: Manual paper based systems, lack of system processes & procedures, manual tasks, poor time management, loss of revenue, Budgets overspend.


Municipalities have the power to levy and collect local taxes and have their own police forces. The municipality issue ordinances and run certain public health services, and are responsible for such services as public transport, refuse collection, street lighting, building and maintenance.

Our Technology Team was mandated to implement Smart Technology to help lower costs and increase efficiencies.

A collage of Florence showing the Galleria degli Uffizi (top left), followed by the Palazzo Pitti, a sunset view of the city and the Fountain of Neptune in the Piazza della Signoria.

Contracted by Teseo Spa, supplier of services to the municipality, we received the task of aggregating, connecting and centralizing all data points, systems and sub systems ( sensors, cameras, parking, ticket counter, payments, plate reading, accesses, intrusions, fee collection) related to smart municipal parking.

We aggregated all hardware and database generating data so to offer one single access point inclusive of all layers related to services and systems with full remote control.

The control officers know in real time how many stalls are free,occupied or in violation. In the first six months since installation, the centralized parking system collected more than the 175% of its usual budget with great satisfaction of daily commuters.

With the aim of maximizing resources reducing losses and personnel dedicated to intensive paper work and financial transactions, we offered our technology as a all-in solution dedicated to enterprise accounting and works management allowing to keep track of financial transactions and the data those transactions generate granting relief from the day-to-day back office tasks.

Our created collaborative platform enables collaboration to take place everywhere in the organization, giving structure to workflow and fostering internal communications enabling city hall employees to be on the same page whenever a new task is open, thus resulting into greater efficiency for their execution without papers being lost or data being out of sync.

Thanks to our optimized efficiency and co-operative platform, the municipality was able to reduce expenses, in mostly extra working hours, reduced the number of purchases in stationery by 45% and increased overall efficiency from 34% to a 78% in response to public requirements.

Trapani seen from Erice. The islands of Favignana (left) and Levanzo (right) can be seen in the background.

The municipality required advanced digital solutions to integrate video surveillance, parking  and traffic control.

Our platform can easily integrate any piece of technology connecting all sort of database and payment circuits reading plate numbers at the same time using advanced imaging features.

Video surveillance, parking and traffic control were employing an excessive number of officers and personnel, often slow in responding and not overly engaged, leaving many tasks outstanding, resulting in unpaid tickets, illegally occupied lots.

With our system all reports are instantly displayed. Plate numbers are scanned as they cross the portal and fees are electronically transmitted. In the first year alone, the municipality was able to recover additionally over 3.5 million Euros.

Project Evaluation Phase
Project Execution
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