smart city

Garbage Cans That Work Together: Thoughts from Smart Cities Week Silicon Valley 2017

  Steve recently presented at Smart Cities Week 2017 in Silicon Valley. While there, he had the change to muse over many things, the internet of them, and why we need interoperability for our garbage cans:  It was an honour … Read More

Hundreds of Canadians to Test Smart Air Quality Monitoring in Ten Cities Across Canada

By Coral Bliss Taylor April 18, 2017 Calgary, A.B. – Approximately 3 million deaths a year are linked to exposure to outdoor air pollution according to the World Health Organization (WHO). This makes improving air quality data essential to building … Read More

SensorThings Cloud Platform jointly exhibited by SensorUp and MiTAC at Smart Cities Summit & Expo 2017

  SensorUp and MiTAC jointly demonstrated SensorUp’s SensorThings Cloud Platform at the Smart Cities Summit & Expo 2017. One of SensorUp’s strategic direction in 2017 is to empower partners in different markets to build IoT and smart cities solutions with … Read More

Call for Smart Citizens in Edmonton!

Call for smart citizens in #YEG! SensorUp is soon expanding our highly acclaimed Smart Citizens for Smart Cities air sensing campaign to Edmonton. In October 2016, more 50 Calgarians adopted smart air quality sensors and collectively formed one of the best air … Read More

National Post features our Smart Cities Starter Kit

  In a story about the big benefits of Smart Cities, Canada’s National Post featured SensorUp’s Smart Cities Starter Kit! In the article, SensorUp CEO Dr. Steve Liang explains how smart cities are arising from the emerging combination of low-cost … Read More

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 … Read More

Make-your-own Sensor Workshop this Saturday, Oct 8th!!

Our team at SensorUp can’t wait for the Make-your-own Sensor Workshop this coming Saturday, October 8th! The workshop is being held from 10a to 12pm in Calgary’s Alastair Ross Technology Centre (3553 31 Street NW). Thirty citizen scientists — who … Read More

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 … Read More

Dr. Liang to advocate open standards for smart cities at Intelligent Cities Summit in Toronto

Dr. Liang, SensorUp founder and CEO, will chair and present at the Intelligent Cities Summit from Nov 8~9 ’16 in Toronto. And Dr. Liang will be presenting Smart Cities from an open standard perspective. Dr. Liang and SensorUp believe that … Read More

Announcing the Make-you-own Sensor Workshop!

We’re excited to announce that we’re holding a Make-you-own Sensor Workshop in October! It’s been incredible seeing how many people want to contribute to smart cities in Calgary by connecting an air quality sensor at their home!! We put out a … Read More