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Meet the researcher: Andrea Passarella of CNR

December 3, 2014

Andrea Passarella, reseracher at the Institute of Informatics and Telematics of CNR (National Research Council), will pitch for us on December 17th at 6pm.

He will talk about social media's impact on society and specifically on social relations on Facebook. He will also present us the research studies that led to the FriendsNet project and expected results. The pitch will be in Italian. Click here for more info!

Virtual Gym: the experimentation has started!

October 14, 2014

The experimentation of the Virtual Gym project has started!


Currently, 40 older adults (aged 65-85), living in Trento and neighborhoods, are involved in the project. The participants will use a tablet app to stay fit and will receive guidance from a personal trainer. The experimentation will last 2 months.

Explora MUSE app now available at the Science Museum of Trento

August 4, 2014

From July 30th you can visit the MUSE with the interactive iPad guide our community tested last winter and spring. We are very proud of the contribution our community has given to the project. Thanks to everyone who participated!
Click on the image on the left to watch a video about the app.

All Yours desktop experimentation #2

June 23, 2014

We're looking for participants for the second desktop experimentation of All Yours! We will select candidates who own a computer with one of the following operating systems: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Mac OS 10.4 and above, Ubuntu Linux, Debian GNU Linux, Red Hat Linux. The experimentation will start in September.

Find out more on the All Yours 2 page!

1000 members!

June 4, 2014

The Smart Crowds community has reached 1000 members!


Our team would like to thank you all for participating to our projects!

FriendsNet: experimetnation sessions

May 7, 2014

If you participate in the FriendsNet project, here you can find the scheduled sessions of experimentation:


  1. June 3 - 16, 2014

  2. September 3 - 16, 2014

  3. December 5 - 18, 2014

New project: FriendsNet

December 19, 2013


FriendsNet is a research project on the evolution of social networks, designed by the Institute of Informatics and Telematics of CNR (National Research Council) together with Trento RISE. The study is carried out through a Facebook application that collects anonymous data on the development of the user's network of friendsThe project is addressed to people who have moved to Trento less than two years ago, either students or workers.


Find out more on the FriendsNet page!

All Yours Project: updates

October 11, 2013

The first phase of the desktop version experimentation is ending on Monday October 14th. Afterwards, we'll evaluate it, collecting opinions from the participants and Inria researchers will have time to fix bugs and improve the application.

Meanwhile, we're also testing internally the mobile version, which will be released on November 4th. More info coming soon!

MTL Project: we're looking for participants!

October 11, 2013

We're looking for young parents living in Trentino with children aged 0-10.
More than 80 families are already involved in the Mobile Territorial Lab (MTL) and now we've decided to let the community grow.
Knowledge of the Italian language is required for this project.

If you want to find out more, visit the MTL page!

Researchers’ Night - September 27th, 2013

September 2, 2013

Friday September 27th come and meet us at the Researcher's Night, at the MUSE, the new Science Museum.

We will organize a little "game" to play using the smartphone and QR codes.


Do you want to find out more about Smart Crowds? You will find all the answers here!

All Yours Project: the experimentation of the desktop version has started!

July 10, 2013

The experimentation of the desktop version of All Yours has just started, but you can still register and participate!

The experimentation of the mobile version will start in the autumn.

Visit the page of the All Yours Project to find out more.

Join our Community on Facebook!

July 10, 2013

We have just created a Facebook Group called Smart Crowds. Click on the link on the left and join our Community! You can ask questions, open new discussions or just meet the other participants.
The group is open only to those who subscribed to the lab.

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