Call for contributions/comments/validation of community support for TSio Protocol and the Internet of Mobility


Si Ho <siho@...>
 

Dear HL Requirements WG

I have joined this list, on the recommendation of Marta Piekarska and Daniela Barbosa,  to help validate, and indeed evolve, the relevance to the HyperLedger Community, of the activities of the TravelSpirit Foundation, and in particular our proposals for the Internet of Mobility and advocacy of the TSio Protocol. 

This activity forms part of our application to become a not-for-profit associate member of HyperLedger.

In summary:

+ We started off 21 months ago, with founding support from Transport for Greater Manchester,  as an open-source project for transportation, under the fiduciary hosting of Public Software CIC https://publicsoftware.eu/ 
+ Since then we have developed into an organisation with a broader ambition, while still, at our heart, advocating open-source solutions - see www.travelspirit.foundation and a summary below my email signature. 
+Through this broader ambition and inclusive approach, we have developed a strong community following - see www.travelspirit.io - and having established in the UK, are now developing regional nodes in Turin, Toronto, Portland, Singapore and Cape Town.
+ We are now campaigning for the Internet of Mobility, and have incubated the TSio Protocol project, which we intend to commence fundraising for via a valid crowdsale based upon an ERC20 compliant token, the TSio. We are naturally open to other sources of funding, donations and in-kind contributions to the project, but see the ICO as the necessary spearhead to gain the necessary initial momentum.

To indicate our future intent to launch an ICO, we are intending to publish the attached WhitePaper by the end of the week - with the hope of securing further contributions from the Future Cities Catapult, Open Data Institute and the HyperLedger Community, before doing so 
 

Following whitepaper publication, we then envisage a community-driven approach to developing the technical requirements for TSio Protocol ahead of an ICO - and this is where I am keen to engage with the Hyperledger community in this efforts, as well as identifying within the community potential “Minimum Viable Community” partners.

I very much look forward to hearing back from you all - and happy to spin up a Google Docs version of the WhitePaper if this is preferred.

Forwards together, 
Si Ho

Simon Ho
Chairman
TravelSpirit Foundation
Mobile:  +44(0)7977 137824
Web: travelspirit.foundation  
Email: siho@...  
    

About TravelSpirit Foundation

Transport (air, sea, automotive, public transit and new sharing platforms) is part of everyone’s lives. It shapes our social interactions, our work and our leisure. It is bound to the economy and has a deep impact on our environment.

Transport is changing. Innovation is touching it at every level, whether technological innovation, e.g.:
  • -  ultra-low emission vehicles
-  artificial intelligence and autonomous vehicles
  • -  decentralised systems for payments and operations
  • -  industry 4.0 and 5G connectivity
  • or social trend, e.g.:
  • -  digital management of lifestyle and transportation
  • -  openness in sharing personal data
  • -  willingness to share transport resources
  • -  using mobility services rather than owning vehicles

  • TravelSpirit Foundation seeks to focus transport innovation on the public good; to be environmentally positive (e.g. reducing air pollution, CO2 emissions and encouraging a circular economy within the vehicle manufacturing and civil engineering sectors) and to maximise social equity and universal access (e.g. affordable transportation).
  • It advocates openness and high ethical standards within the transportation industry, with transparent decision making and the involvement of diverse groups and stakeholders to shape transport for the public and environmental good.
  • It engages in but is not limited to the following activities to promote its agenda:

  • Research and Policy Development
  • Advocacy, education and promotion
  • Practical support for transport innovations at a local level
  • Developing networks of like-minded individuals and organisations – the “TravelSpirit Community” – see www.travelspirit.io
  • Fundraising for the Internet of Mobility – see http://travelspirit.foundation/internet- of-mobility/  


clive boulton <clive.boulton@...>
 

We can talk this thru at 10 am PST / 1pm EST today. Call is recorded. 

Otherwise we can discuss ReqWG survey results.

Clive

Terse from phone


On Mon, Dec 11, 2017 at 3:00 AM, Si Ho <siho@...> wrote:
Dear HL Requirements WG

I have joined this list, on the recommendation of Marta Piekarska and Daniela Barbosa,  to help validate, and indeed evolve, the relevance to the HyperLedger Community, of the activities of the TravelSpirit Foundation, and in particular our proposals for the Internet of Mobility and advocacy of the TSio Protocol. 

This activity forms part of our application to become a not-for-profit associate member of HyperLedger.

In summary:

+ We started off 21 months ago, with founding support from Transport for Greater Manchester,  as an open-source project for transportation, under the fiduciary hosting of Public Software CIC https://publicsoftware.eu/ 
+ Since then we have developed into an organisation with a broader ambition, while still, at our heart, advocating open-source solutions - see www.travelspirit.foundation and a summary below my email signature. 
+Through this broader ambition and inclusive approach, we have developed a strong community following - see www.travelspirit.io - and having established in the UK, are now developing regional nodes in Turin, Toronto, Portland, Singapore and Cape Town.
+ We are now campaigning for the Internet of Mobility, and have incubated the TSio Protocol project, which we intend to commence fundraising for via a valid crowdsale based upon an ERC20 compliant token, the TSio. We are naturally open to other sources of funding, donations and in-kind contributions to the project, but see the ICO as the necessary spearhead to gain the necessary initial momentum.

To indicate our future intent to launch an ICO, we are intending to publish the attached WhitePaper by the end of the week - with the hope of securing further contributions from the Future Cities Catapult, Open Data Institute and the HyperLedger Community, before doing so 
 


Following whitepaper publication, we then envisage a community-driven approach to developing the technical requirements for TSio Protocol ahead of an ICO - and this is where I am keen to engage with the Hyperledger community in this efforts, as well as identifying within the community potential “Minimum Viable Community” partners.

I very much look forward to hearing back from you all - and happy to spin up a Google Docs version of the WhitePaper if this is preferred.

Forwards together, 
Si Ho

Simon Ho
Chairman
TravelSpirit Foundation
Mobile:  +44(0)7977 137824
Web: travelspirit.foundation  
Email: siho@...  
    

About TravelSpirit Foundation

Transport (air, sea, automotive, public transit and new sharing platforms) is part of everyone’s lives. It shapes our social interactions, our work and our leisure. It is bound to the economy and has a deep impact on our environment.

Transport is changing. Innovation is touching it at every level, whether technological innovation, e.g.:
  • -  ultra-low emission vehicles
-  artificial intelligence and autonomous vehicles
  • -  decentralised systems for payments and operations
  • -  industry 4.0 and 5G connectivity
  • or social trend, e.g.:
  • -  digital management of lifestyle and transportation
  • -  openness in sharing personal data
  • -  willingness to share transport resources
  • -  using mobility services rather than owning vehicles

  • TravelSpirit Foundation seeks to focus transport innovation on the public good; to be environmentally positive (e.g. reducing air pollution, CO2 emissions and encouraging a circular economy within the vehicle manufacturing and civil engineering sectors) and to maximise social equity and universal access (e.g. affordable transportation).
  • It advocates openness and high ethical standards within the transportation industry, with transparent decision making and the involvement of diverse groups and stakeholders to shape transport for the public and environmental good.
  • It engages in but is not limited to the following activities to promote its agenda:

  • Research and Policy Development
  • Advocacy, education and promotion
  • Practical support for transport innovations at a local level
  • Developing networks of like-minded individuals and organisations – the “TravelSpirit Community” – see www.travelspirit.io
  • Fundraising for the Internet of Mobility – see http://travelspirit.foundation/internet- of-mobility/  


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