The introduction of Blockchain technologies in the Italian legal system, through article 8ter of the legislative decree n.135/2018, has opened a phase of debate and comparison but also of experimentation and development of pilot projects. At all levels - international, European, national, territorial - several bodies - government institutions and their agencies, standardization bodies, private companies from different sectors - have deepened the analysis and knowledge of Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT).
On February 22nd the launch of the TRANSIT project was made official. Financed within the Erasmus+ program, TRANSIT is inspired in particular by the objective 13 of the Climate Action; the importance of the topic is also central in the Pact for Work and Climate that the Emilia-Romagna Region has recently signed with all the regional actors, in which, among the lines of action, is reiterated the desire to invest in a new sustainable mobility and to promote the use of bicycles and more eco-friendly vehicles.
The Home Care Residence "R. Rossi" in Novi (Modena) is managed by the Public Personal Service Agency (ASP) "Terre d'Argine" and houses 14 elderly residents, mostly women, in self-sufficient apartments. At the urging of the Union Terre d'Argine and the Municipality, Lepida has organized a test within the domain of Internet of Things (IoT), aimed at experimenting solutions that combine home care and safety for the frail.
Since December 15th, 2020, Lepida's certifications have reached the number of 5, thanks to the achievement of the international standard norm ISO 45001:2018 (dedicated to health and safety at the workplace), which together with the ISO 9001 (standard norm on the quality of the products and services provided), the ISO/IEC 27001 (standard norm for information security), the ISO/IEC 27017 (standard norm on security controls for cloud services) and the ISO/IEC 27018 (standard norm on the protection of personal data on public cloud systems), also all confirmed during the year, c
The works for the underwater crossing of the Candiano channel have been completed, within the project for the Utra Wideband (UWB) infrastructures at the Port of Ravenna and the surrounding areas, aimed at the almost total coverage of the area, in conjunction with the FTTH connection of all the Access Points operating sites (Colacem, Fabbrica Vecchia, Foca Monaca, Nodo Sapir, Piloti, Ponte Mobile, Torre Bunge, Torre IFA, Torre PIR, Via Squero).
Lepida's Big Data infrastructure was launched in the production environment, after a period of study and experimentation and an evaluation of possible alternative solutions; the Oracle Cloud was chosen, and in particular the Oracle Big Data Service (BDS) consisting of a Cloudera distribution, engineered and adapted for automatic deployment within the Cloud infrastructure. The architecture has therefore undergone some changes, having to adapt to the new tools made available by clouding.
Allowing a conductor and his orchestra to play together in streaming, live, albeit from different locations: this is the ambitious goal achieved by the project "Orchestra diffusa" of the Foundation Ravenna Manifestazioni, in collaboration with Lepida, BH Audio & Ravenna Streaming, and realized through the staging, last September 30th, of the "Zanetto" by Mascagni at 7 contemporary recording sessions, located in Emilia-Romagna.
The ACTIVAGE project ended with the #ActivageBigDay, a streaming event on Zoom and Youtube, broadcast on October 21st. After all, although the choice was imposed by the limitations due to the pandemic, for ACTIVAGE it was very congenial, since the project is focused on innovation, such as smart living, Internet of things, all connected - and the digital transformation that cancels distances and optimizes paths, not leaving behind the weakest, those who cannot easily move or are forced to stay home.
In the online edition of Modena Smart Life 2020, among the different themes identified, the virtual roads "Strade virtuali" (networks and technological infrastructures) hosted on Saturday, September 26th a live streaming entitled Smart City: la sfida verso la sostenibilità per approfondire i risultati del progetto europeo Trafair (Smart City: the challenge towards sustainability to explore the results of the Europe