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, Computer Engineer by the Polytechnic Center of Zaragoza is the Libelium's Co-Founder and Chief Technical Officer. He has been working as professor at the Engineers 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 2014 the Libelium Co-founders (David Gascón and Alicia Asín) won the National Young Entrepreneur Award given by their Royal Highnesses the Prince and Princess of Asturias.