50 Sensor Applications for a Smarter World

    Smart Cities

  • 01

    Smart Parking
    Monitoring of parking spaces availability in the city.

  • 02

    Structural health
    Monitoring of vibrations and material conditions in buildings, bridges and historical monuments.

  • 03

    Noise Urban Maps
    Sound monitoring in bar areas and centric zones in real time.

  • 04

    Smartphone Detection
    Detect iPhone and Android devices and in general any device which works with WiFi or Bluetooth interfaces.

  • 05

    Eletromagnetic Field Levels
    Measurement of the energy radiated by cell stations and and WiFi routers.

  • 06

    Traffic Congestion
    Monitoring of vehicles and pedestrian levels to optimize driving and walking routes.

  • 07

    Smart Lighting
    Intelligent and weather adaptive lighting in street lights.

  • 08

    Waste Management
    Detection of rubbish levels in containers to optimize the trash collection routes.

  • 09

    Smart Roads
    Intelligent Highways with warning messages and diversions according to climate conditions and unexpected events like accidents or traffic jams.

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    Smart Environment

  • 10

    Forest Fire Detection
    Monitoring of combustion gases and preemptive fire conditions to define alert zones.

  • 11

    Air Pollution
    Control of CO2 emissions of factories, pollution emitted by cars and toxic gases generated in farms.

  • 12

    Snow Level Monitoring
    Snow level measurement to know in real time the quality of ski tracks and allow security corps avalanche prevention.

  • 13

    Landslide and Avalanche Prevention
    Monitoring of soil moisture, vibrations and earth density to detect dangerous patterns in land conditions.

  • 14

    Earthquake Early Detection
    Distributed control in specific places of tremors.

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    Smart Water

  • 15

    Potable water monitoring
    Monitor the quality of tap water in cities.

  • 16

    Chemical leakage detection in rivers
    Detect leakages and wastes of factories in rivers.

  • 17

    Swimming pool remote measurement
    Control remotely the swimming pool conditions.

  • 18

    Pollution levels in the sea
    Control realtime leakages and wastes in the sea.

  • 19

    Water Leakages
    Detection of liquid presence outside tanks and pressure variations along pipes.

  • 20

    River Floods
    Monitoring of water level variations in rivers, dams and reservoirs.

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    Smart Metering

  • 21

    Smart Grid
    Energy consumption monitoring and management.

  • 22

    Tank level
    Monitoring of water, oil and gas levels in storage tanks and cisterns.

  • 23

    Photovoltaic Installations
    Monitoring and optimization of performance in solar energy plants.

  • 24

    Water Flow
    Measurement of water pressure in water transportation systems.

  • 25

    Silos Stock Calculation
    Measurement of emptiness level and weight of the goods.

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    Security & Emergencies

  • 26

    Perimeter Access Control
    Access control to restricted areas and detection of people in non-authorized areas.

  • 27

    Liquid Presence
    Liquid detection in data centers, warehouses and sensitive building grounds to prevent break downs and corrosion.

  • 28

    Radiation Levels
    Distributed measurement of radiation levels in nuclear power stations surroundings to generate leakage alerts.

  • 29

    Explosive and Hazardous Gases
    Detection of gas levels and leakages in industrial environments, surroundings of chemical factories and inside mines.

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    Retail

  • 30

    Supply Chain Control
    Monitoring of storage conditions along the supply chain and product tracking for traceability purposes.

  • 31

    NFC Payment
    Payment processing based in location or activity duration for public transport, gyms, theme parks, etc.

  • 32

    Intelligent Shopping Applications
    Getting advices in the point of sale according to customer habits, preferences, presence of allergic components for them or expiring dates.

  • 33

    Smart Product Management
    Control of rotation of products in shelves and warehouses to automate restocking processes.

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    Logistics

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    Quality of Shipment Conditions
    Monitoring of vibrations, strokes, container openings or cold chain maintenance for insurance purposes.

  • 35

    Item Location
    Search of individual items in big surfaces like warehouses or harbours.

  • 36

    Storage Incompatibility Detection
    Warning emission on containers storing inflammable goods closed to others containing explosive material.

  • 37

    Fleet Tracking
    Control of routes followed for delicate goods like medical drugs, jewels or dangerous merchandises.

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    Industrial Control

  • 38

    M2M Applications
    Machine auto-diagnosis and assets control.

  • 39

    Indoor Air Quality
    Monitoring of toxic gas and oxygen levels inside chemical plants to ensure workers and goods safety.

  • 40

    Temperature Monitoring
    Control of temperature inside industrial and medical fridges with sensitive merchandise.

  • 41

    Ozone Presence
    Monitoring of ozone levels during the drying meat process in food factories.

  • 42

    Indoor Location
    Asset indoor location by using active (ZigBee) and passive tags (RFID/NFC).

  • 43

    Vehicle Auto-diagnosis
    Information collection from CanBus to send real time alarms to emergencies or provide advice to drivers.

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    Smart Agriculture

  • 44

    Wine Quality Enhancing
    Monitoring soil moisture and trunk diameter in vineyards to control the amount of sugar in grapes and grapevine health.

  • 45

    Green Houses
    Control micro-climate conditions to maximize the production of fruits and vegetables and its quality.

  • 46

    Golf Courses
    Selective irrigation in dry zones to reduce the water resources required in the green.

  • 47

    Meteorological Station Network
    Study of weather conditions in fields to forecast ice formation, rain, drought, snow or wind changes.

  • 48

    Compost
    Control of humidity and temperature levels in alfalfa, hay, straw, etc. to prevent fungus and other microbial contaminants.

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    Smart Animal Farming

  • 49

    Hydroponics
    Control the exact conditions of plants grown in water to get the highest efficiency crops.

  • 50

    Offspring Care
    Control of growing conditions of the offspring in animal farms to ensure its survival and health.

  • 51

    Animal Tracking
    Location and identification of animals grazing in open pastures or location in big stables.

  • 52

    Toxic Gas Levels
    Study of ventilation and air quality in farms and detection of harmful gases from excrements.

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    Domotic & Home Automation

  • 53

    Energy and Water Use
    Energy and water supply consumption monitoring to obtain advice on how to save cost and resources.

  • 54

    Remote Control Appliances
    Switching on and off remotely appliances to avoid accidents and save energy.

  • 55

    Intrusion Detection Systems
    Detection of windows and doors openings and violations to prevent intruders.

  • 56

    Art and Goods Preservation
    Monitoring of conditions inside museums and art warehouses.

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    eHealth

  • 57

    Fall Detection
    Assistance for elderly or disabled people living independent.

  • 58

    Medical Fridges
    Control of conditions inside freezers storing vaccines, medicines and organic elements.

  • 59

    Sportsmen Care
    Vital signs monitoring in high performance centers and fields.

  • 60

    Patients Surveillance
    Monitoring of conditions of patients inside hospitals and in old people's home.

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    Ultraviolet Radiation
    Measurement of UV sun rays to warn people not to be exposed in certain hours.

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