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Modelling Urban Traffic Data into SensorThings

As cities grow, traffic congestion becomes impossible to escape. Commuters become impatient while stuck in traffic wondering where the accident has occurred, how far you are from it, and is there an alternate route. Expanding roads or making alternate routes … Read More

Health Risks Associated With Air Pollution

Smart city refers to the term as placing different sensors around the city in order collect data that can later be used to manage resources efficiently. Ultimately the goal is to allow the city to create a clean and sustainable … Read More

Gaining insights from Calgary Bike Path and Air Quality Sensor Data

Many cities are hearing complaints from cycling groups that there is a need for safer roads and bike paths. In order to gain insights on how many citizens are using bike paths, many cities, such as the City of Calgary, … Read More

SensorUp Smart City Starter Kit expanded to Winnipeg

We are very excited to announce the City of Winnipeg benames our latest client, adopting Sensor Smart Cities Starter Kit. On August 29th, 10 Winnipeg citizens joined the Smart Citizens Workshop at the city hall and made their own sensors. … Read More

SensorUp leading interoperable IoT tasking standard at OGC Technical Committee September ’17 meeting

During the OGC Technical Committee Fall ’17 meeting (Sep 11~15 ’17), SensorUp led a group of Internet of Things experts to make interoperable IoT tasking a reality. The meeting was held at Ordnance Survey HQ in Southampton, UK. More than … Read More

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 … Read More

Alberta Residents Monitor BC Wildfire Effects with Sensors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   By Coral Bliss Taylor July 12, 2017   Calgary, A.B. – Wildfires in British Columbia are affecting air quality indicators in Alberta quite dramatically, as some St. Albert residents recently learned.  Last Saturday, 25 St. Albertans … Read More

SensorUp presented SensorThings API at ESRI User Conference 2017

Invited by ESRI, Dr. Liang presented OGC SensorThings API at the ESRI User Conference (UC) 2017 held from July 10~14 in San Diego. This is also SensorUp’s first time attending the ESRI User Conference. The ESRI startup program gives us … Read More

SensorUp advancing interoperable IoT tasking at OGC Technical Committee June ’17 meeting

We saw great adoptions of the OGC SensorThings API around the world in the past 12 months. SensorThings API has been applied in a very wide range of applications, such as smart cities, next generation first responder, environmental monitoring, drones, … Read More

New Community Partners: Canada’s First Sensor Tour

We’re pleased to pass on the news that St. Albert, Alberta, has become SensorUp’s first community partner in the Smart Citizens for Smart Cities Canadian Tour. St. Albert will have between 10 to 25 volunteers deploying as many air quality monitoring … Read More