Smart Cities

Visualizing Vancouver Water Quality Stations Data

Clean drinking water is a huge concern for every country, as it can pose serious health concerns such as gastrointestinal, reproductive, and neurological problems. World Health Organization (WHO) reported that drinking contaminated water causes around 3.4 million deaths each year. … 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

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 … Read More

Save the Date – Nov 7th ’17 – Smart Cities Banff workshop, part of the Cyber Summit

By Steve Liang – Save the date! SensorUp is organizing the first Smart Cities Banff Workshop on November 7th 2017. The workshop will be part of the Cyber Summit 2017 conference and the location is the world-class Banff Centre. We … Read More

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. … Read More

SensorUp sponsored 100 cloud servers for Singapore’s CXA Smart Cities Hackathon 2017

by Steve @ Singapore – I was blown away by the Singapore Smart Cities Hackathon 2017.  As the technology sponsor of Singapore’s CXA hackathon 2017, I had an opportunity to fly to Singapore, spend 24 hours with the participants, and … Read More