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. Pollutants from factory discharge, wastewater treatment plants, agriculture, and consumer products can seep into the…

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 200 experts around the world attended the OGC Technical Committee meeting. This time we reviewed…

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…