Smart city systems can help solve urban challenges. But when collecting data, what public values are involved? The Responsible Sensing Lab explores how to integrate social values in the design of sensing systems in public space.

In January 2021 the Responsible Sensing Lab was officially launched during an interactive livestream event. In essence the Lab is a testbed for conducting rigorous, transparent, and replicable research on how our smart technologies placed in public space can be designed in a way that makes the smart city ‘responsible’.

Our projects

Responsible Drones

Within the Responsible Drones project we explore how cities could utilize drones in a responsible way.

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The Shuttercam project originated based on the notion that people do not know if and when cameras in public space are recording or not.

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The Shutterring project aims to make smart doorbells more responsible by ensuring the privacy of bypassers and owners while keeping the main functionality of the device intact.

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Quick scan multi-party-computation

We are performing a quick scan for a pilot with secure multi-party computation (MPC) in Amsterdam.

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Our latest updates

Three projects exhibited at Arcam

On 11 March the exhibition Private_Eye_Butler_Spy will be opened, that features three of our projects.

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Can smart doorbells be more privacy friendly?

You are invited to answer this question on March 10 and 14 in Amsterdam!

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Interview about ‘Alternative imaginaries for the smart city’

How is it going with this project? Read the interview to find out!

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