The bIoTope project and the open standards that have been extended in the project have been featured in an opinion piece article titled "Why open standards are the key to truly smart cities" published on the SmartCitiesWorld platform. The article was prepared by Dr Michele Supper from project partner The Open Group and describes the challenges faced by those responsible for implementing Smart City advances and the importance of open standards and the interoperability challenges they address.
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The full article is available here.