If you want to understand more about what type of applications will run in our smart cities of the future, you must check these “50 Sensor Applications for a Smarter World“, created by Libelium, an Internet of Things Platform Provider, based in Zaragoza, Spain.
The company delivers a powerful, modular, easy to program open source sensor platform for the Internet of Things (IoT) enabling system integrators to implement reliable Smart Cities and M2M solutions with minimum time to market and produces more than 80 different type of sensors (!) The versatile platform allows implementation of any Wireless Sensor Network, from Smart Parking to Smart Irrigation solutions.
The list is grouped in 12 different verticals, showing how the Internet of Things is becoming the next technological revolution. It includes the most trendy scenarios, like Smart Cities where sensors can offer us services like Smart Parking – to find free parking spots in the streets– or managing the intensity of the luminosity in street lights to save energy. Climate change, environmental protection, water quality or CO2 emissions are also addressed by sensor networks and are just some of the examples included in the Smart Water and Smart Environment sections included in the document.
Other sections such as Industrial Control, Logistics or Retail cover applications more focused in process efficiency like providing information for restocking the shelves and even product placement for marketing purposes. The list is completed with applications in the verticals of Smart Metering, Security and Emergencies, Smart Agriculture,Animal Farming, Domotic, Home Automation and eHealth.
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