Company



SMART-I IS THE INNOVATIVE START-UP COMPANY WHICH PROVIDES INTERACTIVE SERVICES FOR SMART CITIES.

We develop i-tech solutions and smart products to perform the automatic analysis of the urban areas of a Smart City, by means of which we reduce the waste of energy for public lighting, we decrease the air pollution, we enhance the urban mobility, and we increase the citizens' safety.

Mission



CREATING THE
SUSTAINABLE NEXT CITY BY
USING THE TECHNOLOGY
INNOVATION.

According to us adaptive systems and artificial intelligence are the key components of the City of the future. By using this technology we aim to improve the quality of life in urban areas and to reduce the air pollution.

Our tech



SMARTEYE IS AN INTEGRATED AND DISTRIBUTED SYSTEM OF VISION SENSORS

The hidden technology behind SmartEye is made of a powerful electronic brain with an exclusive Artificial Intelligence (AI) engine. Computer Vision, Machine Learning and Situation Awareness give to the System the capability of understanding what is really happening on the road, without human intervention. That is the reason why we provide multifunctional services by processing only the video information in real time, such as: traffic data & flow, weather conditions, identification & classification of objects, and detection of dangerous events.


Company History

  • October 2012Company Founding

  • November 2012100K€ Seed Funding

    Winner of a national grant of 100K€ by Filas
  • January 2013Smart-I incubated @ITech

    Start of the incubation process in Rome, Technology District, @ITech by BIC Lazio
  • April 2013SmartEye first prototype

    The first sensor prototype has been released
  • May 2013Winner of Enel Lab, first funding 250K€

    Thanks to SmartEye, the Company wins the first edition of the Enel Lab competition. 250K€ first round of funding, and Enel S.p.A. as stakeholder.
  • June 2013Winner Lamarck prize

    Winner of the Lamark prize as the best business idea of interest for a Corporation
  • September 2013SmartEye @ Maker Faire Rome 1st edition

    Selected to be part of the first Maker Faire European edition in Rome. Live demo.
  • October 2013TOP 50 European StartUp @ Pioneers Festival

    Selected as one of the best 50 European start up by the Pioneer Festival 2013 Vienna
  • November 2013Smart Lighting @ Ecomondo.

    First smart lighting demo during the Ecomondo exhibition
  • November 2013SmartEye at the town of Bracciano

    The installations around the city of Rome start here.
  • February 2014 SmartEye at the city of L’Aquila

    SmartEye part of the Smart Ring project in the city of L’Aquila
  • March 2014CEBIT 2014

    Selected by the Italian Trade Agency to represent the italian technology @ CEBIT 2014
  • May 2014SmartEye @ Smart Village Enea

    SmartEye installed @ Smart Village Enea Rome, the outdoor showcase of the best Smart Cities technologies
  • August 2014Enel Lab, second round of funding 400K€

    Next round of funding by Enel Lab, 400K€. Enel owns now 24% of the Company shares.
  • Settembre 2014Maker Faire New York

    Selected by the Italian Trade Agency to represent Italy @Maker Faire New York 2014.
  • October 2014SmartEye at the city of Piacenza

    First installation of SmartEye at the city of Piacenza: smart lighting and urban mobility.
  • November 2014Smart City Exhibition 2014

    Elected as one of the best 10 Italian start up to showcase its products in Silicon valley
  • November 2014SmartEye Patented

    Italian patent of the system SmartEye registered with PCT extension
  • December 2014Mobility Hackathon

    SmartEye real time data available @ Mobility Hackathon of Rome
  • February 2015Embedded World 2015

    NVIDIA e SmartEye togheter @ Emebedded World 2015
  • March 2015SmartEye installation @ Brindisi

    SmartEye installed in the city of Brindisi to monitor the power plant of Enel
  • September 2015Startup Initiative

    Selected by StartUp Initiative 2015 Intesa San Paolo as one of the best Italian Clean Tech start ups
  • October 2015Milan Expo 2015

    Selected as one of the best Italian Tech start ups @ Milano Expo 2015
  • November 2015UnBound Digital London

    Selected to take part at the italian pavillon UnBound Digital London 2015
  • December 2015100 SmartEye sensors installed in Rome

  • February 2016SmartEye Sense preliminary launch

    The new SmartEye sensor, Sense is released in alpha version
  • April 2016GPU Technology Conference Nvidia 2016 Silicon Valley

    Selected as one the most world promising start up in the field of Artificial Intelligence to exhibit @ GPU Technology Conference, NVIDIA, California.
  • September 2016NVIDIA GTC Europe 2016

    Selected as one the most world promising start up in the field of Artificial Intelligence to exhibit @ GTC NVIDIA, Amsterdam.
  • October 2016Italian TechTour 50 Selected Companies

    The Italian Tech Tour 2016 is promoting innovation and investment for the best technology companies of Italy and showcasing the regions best investment opportunities. The Tour will incorporate in its program the 6th edition of the Italian Corporate Venture Forum and will include a program in Turin and in Rome.
  • Dicember 2016500 SmartEye sensors installed in Rome

  • February 2017500 SmartEye sensors installed in Rome

    Release of the SmartEye IVA software version for interaction with third-party cameras.
  • March 2017Bronze Award in Design for Society Category

    European Product Design Award™ recognizes the efforts of talented international product designers who aim to improve our daily lives with their practical, well-thought-out creations.
  • April 2017Bronze Award in Security and Surveillance Products Design Category

    A' Design Award and Competition aims to highlight the excellent qualifications of best designs, design concepts and design oriented products worldwide in all creative disciplines and industries.
  • May 2017Bronze Award in Design for Society Category

    The International Design Awards (IDA) exists to recognize, celebrate and promote legendary design visionaries and to uncover emerging talent in Architecture, Interior, Product, Graphic, and Fashion Design.
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