ESSENCE tells the story of Smart City residents & visitors via various media channels and devices. With these stories, Essence strengthens interaction between residents, visitors & services in cities.

ESSENCE is an imec.icon research project, subsidised by imec and Agentschap Innoveren & Ondernemen.
Sentiance converts data collected by IoT sensors into insights into peoples’ behaviour in a real-time context. This means that companies get to know their customers better and can improve their responses to their needs.