Open Data Service, University of Southampton

Open Data Service

Apps Using Our Data

These are Apps using data from the University. If you would like your App here, or have an App you'd like to see, please let us know.

Map

http://id.southampton.ac.uk/app/soton-map

Quick Javascript Map to find University Buildings.

App type:Web
Created:26th February 2011
Created by:Christopher Gutteridge
Uses:Photographs of University of Southampton Things
Buildings and Places

Phonebook

http://id.southampton.ac.uk/app/soton-phonebook

App type:Web
Embeddable Web Widget
Created:4th March 2011
Created by:Dave Challis
Uses:Organisation
Public Phonebook

iSoton

http://id.southampton.ac.uk/app/isoton

At present it doesnt use any datasets but the upcoming version will use building data, image, phonebook and more.

App type:iPhone/iPad
Android
Created by:Francois-Xavier Beckers

SotonBus

http://id.southampton.ac.uk/app/soton-bus

App type:iPhone/iPad
Created:16th February 2011
Created by:Ashley Browning
John Isger
Uses:Southampton Bus Information

UoS Phone Book

http://id.southampton.ac.uk/app/uos-phonebook

Keeps a copy of the university public phonebook on your phone so you can search it even when you don't have net access. Android 1.6 and up (optimised for 2.2 and up). Still in active development so upgrade often.

App type:Android
Created by:Tim Boardman
Uses:Public Phonebook

Embeddable Map Widget

http://id.southampton.ac.uk/app/soton-map-embed

Embed maps of our campuses into conference, lecture pages, or blogs.

App type:Embeddable Web Widget
Created:6th March 2011
Created by:Christopher Gutteridge
Uses:Buildings and Places
Southampton Bus Information
Local Amenities

Amenity Map

http://id.southampton.ac.uk/app/soton-map-amenities

Searchable map for finding buildings, amenities and bus stops in and around University sites

App type:Web
Created:6th March 2011
Created by:Colin R. Williams
emax
Jarutas Pattanaphanchai
Uses:Buildings and Places
Southampton Bus Information
Local Amenities
Catering
Teaching Room Features

Mobile Bus Stop Finder

http://id.southampton.ac.uk/app/bus-stop-finder

Tool to discover nearby bus-stops by GPS or postcode. Then gives live times for buses at that stop.

App type:Mobile Web
Created:6th March 2011
Created by:Christopher Gutteridge
Uses:Southampton Bus Information

iSoton Addressbook

http://id.southampton.ac.uk/app/isoton-addressbook

iSoton AddressBook give you quick and easy access to the University of Southampton's public directory, comprising of the email addresses and telephone numbers of staff. What's more, the entire address book is cached so the app can be used offline too.

App type:iPhone/iPad
Created:18th May 2011
Created by:Francois-Xavier Beckers
Uses:Public Phonebook

Blackberry Bus App

http://id.southampton.ac.uk/app/blackberry-bus-app

App type:Blackberry
Created:18th July 2011
Created by:Tom Gillespie
Uses:Southampton Bus Information

Bus4Soton

http://id.southampton.ac.uk/app/bus4soton

Do you worry about missing the bus? Now, use the Bus4soton, you can get live local schedules about Uni-Link buses in the Southampton area on Google Map. The GPS will help you to locate your position and a Favoritelist can remember the bus stops you need. What is more exciting, you can filter the bus routes! just display the routes you are interested in.

App type:Android
Created:4th November 2011
Created by:Lin Yongkai
Uses:Southampton Bus Information

University Catering

http://id.southampton.ac.uk/app/catering

University of Southampton Catering use the Open Data which they provide to us to provide a product search (over all food products, not just those they provide) and to show the opening hours of their retail outlets.

App type:Web
Created:1st August 2011
Created by:Christopher Gutteridge
Uses:Catering

Embeddable Bus-Stop Widget

http://id.southampton.ac.uk/app/bus-stop-embed

You can embed any bus-stop into a webpage by using the embed code on the right hand side of any bus-stop page on our site.

App type:Embeddable Web Widget
Created:1st October 2011
Created by:Christopher Gutteridge
Uses:Southampton Bus Information

Display Screen Bus-Stop Pages

http://id.southampton.ac.uk/app/bus-stop-display

You can get a version of the bus-stop data suitable for a display screen, eg. in a foyer of a building. Just use the "Display Screen View" in the right-hand side of any bus-stop page on this site. I really think this would be cool on a screen in Oceanography Centre foyer so you don't have to wait in the rain for the bus!

App type:Web
Created:1st October 2011
Created by:Christopher Gutteridge
Uses:Southampton Bus Information

sameAs.org for data.southampton.ac.uk

http://id.southampton.ac.uk/app/soton-sameas

Service to republish owl:sameAs links from the data.southampton.ac.uk - use it to make the links in and out of the site.

App type:Web
Created:18th February 2011
Created by:Hugh Glaser

Workstation Finder

http://id.southampton.ac.uk/app/workstations

A web app for finding iSolutions workstations near your current location. We also have a mobile version that uses the GPS on your phone.

App type:Web
Created:1st November 2012
Created by:Ash Smith
Uses:iSolutions Workstation Clusters
Buildings and Places

Room Finder

http://id.southampton.ac.uk/app/room-finder

If you need to have an impromptu meeting this app will find a room near you that's both available and suitable for your needs. Search rooms by location and equipment, such as projectors and chalkboards.

App type:Web
Created:18th March 2013
Created by:Ash Smith
Uses:Buildings and Places
Teaching Room Features
University Room Bookings

What Week Is It?

http://id.southampton.ac.uk/app/whatweekisit

Tells you what week of the academic year we are currently in. No more, no less.

App type:Web
Created:8th May 2013
Created by:Ash Smith
Uses:Academic Sessions