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Since 2008 there are more objects connected to the internet than people in the world and this figure will hit 200 billion by 2020.

The human traffic of the Internet is already overpassed by M2M communications which will dramatically increase in the coming up years.

Connect the real world to the Internet. This is what smart sensors are about.

David Gascón

David Gascón

Co-Founder & CTO

Biography & Work

David Gascón, Computer Engineer by the Polytechnic Center of Zaragoza is the Libelium's Co-Founder and Chief Technical Officer. He also worked as professor at the Engineering University of Zaragoza (Spain).

His main research areas are the Wireless Sensor Networks (now commonly named as the "Internet of Things"), Mesh Networks and the Self Emergent and Autoorganizational Complex Systems as show his development in the creation of two protocols for the Internet based on the ant colony and other swarm insects behaviors (Marabunta, Enjambre).

He has been awarded by the MIT with the TR35 prize as the most important innovator under 35 in Spain (2012). In 2013 launched into Space the Libelium technology inside the first open source satellite "Ardusat". In 2018 David was awarded by the Spanish Royal Academy of Engineering in the Young Researchers Awards "Juan López de Peñalver". These awards grant the most outstanding engineers under 40 in Spain.

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Career Milestones

  • Development of MySignals - The first eHealth moniroting platform 100 times cheaper than current market solutions. [More Info]

  • Development of the sensing radiation unit of the Ardusat Satellite. [More Info]

  • Deployment of the first sensor network inside a volcano. [More Info]

  • Development of the World's main IoT platform: Waspmote / Plug & Sense! [More Info]

  • Development of the first autonomous water quality monitoring platform. [More Info]

  • Development of a Smart Parking device to monitor parking spots. [More Info]

  • Forest Fire Detection Deployment using wireless sensors. [More Info]

  • Development of the first autonomous nuclear radiation platform. [More Info]

  • Design of the Security Encryption Libraries for Embedded Devices. [More Info]

  • Deployment of a wireless sensor network in the Amazonas. [More Info]

  • Development along with IBM of a IPv6 sensor node platform. [More Info]

  • Development of a Descentralized Anonymous Message Application. [More Info]

  • Water Quality Monitoring in Europe's Largest Fluvial Aquarium Deployment. [More Info]

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