Smart Cities in Calgary: How to more than double your sensors in a weekend!

50 air quality sensors have been deployed throughout Calgary, giving Calgary the country’s highest-resolution air quality monitoring network. Following our workshop early October, Calgary saw 50 sensors deployed throughout the city, 30 of them over one weekend. Citizen scientists took it upon themselves to assemble a sensor at our workshop, then take the sensor home,…

Sensors popping up all over Calgary!

A growing group of Calgarians are taking the initiative to build a smart city: They’re adopting air quality sensors that feed into the SensorUp Smart Cities Platform. From there, the data combine to form a city-wide map of air quality.  Feeding the data into SensorUp’s Smart Cities Platform makes the information accessible. The platform can be queried via the API to…

Tutorial: Connect your Linklt One to Sensorup SensorThings Playground

Linklt One is a popular IoT development board for prototyping IoT applications. Costing only $59, it offers great value and versatility by combining GPS, GPRS (2.5G), Bluetooth and Wi-Fi in a single board [you can get it here]. This tutorial shows using an open standard-compliant approach to connect Linklt One and the Sensorup SensorThings Playground. All interactions between the LinkIt ONE…