Blockchain, the Internet of Things, and Smart Cities – from a IoT Cloud Platform perspective

You must have heard blockchain. If not, I am sure you’ve heard of Bitcoin, which is one of the blockchain protocols/platforms. However few people understand blockchain, fewer have real-world experiences using blockchain to build systems, and even fewer know how to build and implement a blockchain protocol. Many people think blockchain is for cryptocurrency only,…

Smart City Starter Kit expanding to St. Albert, Winnipeg, Hay River and Kluane Lake

Five Canadian cities/communities use SensorUp Smart City Starter Kit!  In addition to Calgary (Oct ’17), St. Albert (online on July 8th ’17), Winnipeg (Aug ’17), Hay River (Aug ’17) and Kluane Lake (online on July 17th ’17) joins the smart city air sensing initiative. There will be more to be announced very soon! The starter kit…

IoT Analytics – Which days are weekend according to #YYC bike path monitoring data?

By Steve Liang – SensorUp enables 10 times faster smart city development, integrates heterogeneous IoT sensing systems instantly and makes them analytics ready. In order to demonstrate our claims, we very often developed proof-of-concept demo systems to showcase our capabilities. Recently we loaded some near-real-time bike path monitoring data in Calgary (data source here). And…