Array of Things Public Meeting at Lozano Library

On June 14, 2016 from 5:30pm - 7:00pm at Lozano Library in Pilsen, residents came together for a public meeting about sensors, privacy, data & the Internet of Things in Chicago.


  1. The purpose of the Array of Things Public Meetings is to educate the public on the Array of Things project and help facilitate community feedback on the Array of Things Governance & Privacy policy. These are open meetings in Chicago Public Library Branches. No knowledge of technology or sensors is required to be a welcome, meaningful addition to the event.
  2. Charlie Catlett of UrbanCCD gave a presentation on Array of Things — a network of interactive, modular sensor boxes that will be installed around Chicago to collect real-time data on the city’s environment, infrastructure, and activity for research and public use.
  3. Residents asked questions about sensor locations and how locations are chosen.
  4. Residents asked questions about where the data will available to the public and what the data could be used for.
  5. Catlett gave an overview of the Array of Things Governance & Privacy Policy.
  6. The Array of Things Governance & Privacy Policy is open for public comment until June 27, 2016: