Smart Cities

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Smart Cities

Smart Cities look for sustainable growth, diminishing the impact of economic and demographic changes and taking advantage of IT and communication technologies.

Smart Cities

The challenge

 

What does a Smart City might involve?

  • Outdoor air quality, pollution
  •  Indoor air quality
  • Noise levels
  • Water quality
  • Floods, spills and leaks
  • Parks and green areas
  • Traffic and mobility
  • Pedestrians traffic
  • Social distance and capacity control
  • Parking spaces
  • Lighting
  • Buildings
  • Waste management
  • Garbage trucks and containers
  • Public service vehicles
  • Public transport capacity

Half of humanity 3.5 billion people live in cities today and 5 billion people are projected to live in cities by 2030.

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IoT Solution for Smart Cities

What can be measured?

  • Air quality, pollution
  • Noise levels
  • Waste management
  • Lighting
  • Parking
  • Buildings
  • People
  • Parks and green areas
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Applications of IoT technology for Smart Cities

Air quality, pollution

Measurement of air pollution levels in urban and industrial spaces.

Acoustic and noise level monitoring

Monitoring of noise levels in urban and industrial spaces.

Waste management

Control of the filling level of waste containers to optimize collection services and transport routes.

Lighting, electricity management

Management of public lighting to optimize energy consumption according to lighting needs.

Water resources management

Water resources management.

Smart Parking

Monitoring parking spaces availability in the city.

Traffic Congestion

Monitoring vehicles and pedestrian levels to optimize driving and walking routes.

Structural health

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

People

Mobility patterns and prediction of mass movements at public events.

Parks and green areas

Maintenance management and water consumption savings.

Mobility management

Management of the traffic of people and vehicles in urban spaces to guarantee mobility in all means of transport.

Social distance control

Detection of people and vehicles in public spaces to guarantee compliance with social distance regulations in pandemic situations.

Benefits of IoT technology for Smart Cities

Investing in technology for Smart Cities improves citizens’ quality of life as allows cities to be more liveable and sustainable. Smart City visions need to be holistic, pluralistic and citizen-centric, focusing on improving services and solving pressing urban issues.

There are three main driving forces to invest in IoT for cities: to be more effective and cost-efficient, to increase revenues through better operation of public infrastructures and to improve sustainability and compliance with environmental legislation.

The smart city technology is helping to improve citizen security, to increase the efficiency of public management and to promote transparency in government decisions, among many other advantages.

Smart Cities Products

Smart Cities is a product designed to detect different basic parameters related to ambient conditions, noise levels, air quality and luminosity for several applications.

Smart Cities Products

Features

Products are constantly updated, improved and developed to offer the greatest efficiency

Allied with specialized companies, integrating the best sensors in the market

Interoperability: any wireless technology including LPWAN communications: important for Smart Cities projects

Any cloud platform: compatibility with city council platforms

High accuracy sensors (continuously improving). Calibrated gases sensors are useful to measure the exact value in PPM’s of a gas concentration, it is designed to be used in applications that require accurate readings and exact concentrations

Particle Matter Sensor -commonly known as “Dust Sensor”- is integrated in the platform. This sensor allows to measure PM1, PM2.5, and PM10 particles. This sensor comes also calibrated from the factory

Solar powered

Long battery life

Predictive and preventive models can be built

Physical characteristics:

  • Minimal maintenance costs
  • Weatherproof enclosure
  • Easy to deploy

Models and sensors

Air Quality Station

The new Air Quality Station allows the monitorization of the AQI to control pollution at cities and industries.

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Technical Guide

Main features:

  • Measurement of the main air quality parameters: PM, CO, NO2, NO, O3, SO2
  • Maximum accuracy thanks to cutting-edge hardware and machine learning algorithm
  • Removable sensor cartridge for quick sensor exchange
  • Communication via 4G and LoRaWAN
  • Real-time data visualization via the Cloud
  • Multiple cloud compatibility: send data to any of the
  • Libelium Bridge compatible clouds
  • Robust, handy, and user-friendly
  • Compatible with high-quality laboratory metrology sensors

Smart Cities PRO

Smart Cities PRO | Plug&sense! The main applications for this Waspmote Plug & Sense! model are noise maps (monitor in real-time the acoustic levels in the streets of a city [LeqA in dBA]), air quality, waste management, smart lighting, etc.

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Technical Guide

Sensors available:

  • Temperature, humidity, and pressure
  • Noise Level (dBA)
  • Carbon Monoxide (CO) for low concentrations
  • Carbon Dioxide (CO2)
  • Oxygen (O2)
  • Ozone (O3)
  • Nitric Oxide (NO)
  • Nitric Dioxide high accuracy (NO 2)
  • Sulfur Dioxide high accuracy (SO 2)
  • Ammonia (NH 3)
  • Methane (CH 4) and Combustible Gas
  • Hydrogen Sulfide (H 2 S)
  • Particle Matter (PM1 / PM2.5 / PM10) – Dust 1
  • Luminosity (Luxes accuracy)
  • Ultrasound

Smart Environment PRO

Smart Environment PRO | Plug&Sense! enables the Air Quality Index (AQI) calculation, thanks to electro-chemical gas sensors providing extremely accurate ppm values and a high-end Particle Matter sensor.

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Technical Guide

Sensors available:

  • Temperature, humidity and pressure
  • Carbon Monoxide (CO) for low concentrations
  • Carbon Dioxide (CO2)
  • Oxygen (O2)
  • Ozone (O3)
  • Nitric Oxide (NO)
  • Nitric Dioxide high accuracy (NO2)
  • Sulfur Dioxide high accuracy (SO2)
  • Ammonia (NH3)
  • Methane (CH4) and Combustible Gas
  • Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S)
  • Particle Matter (PM1 / PM2.5 / PM10) – Dust 1

Carbon Dioxide Monitor

Carbon Dioxide Monitor is a portable device to measure indoor Air Quality within 1.5 seconds.

  • Portable CO2 Monitor with infrared NDIR detector.
  • Real-time indoor air quality monitoring within 1,5 secs.
  • Reduce infections while keeping the energy consumption of heating and air conditioning.
  • Ventilate rooms in a sustainable way when the meter alerts of high CO2 concentration.

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This product is an Air Quality Monitor that detects:

  • Carbon dioxide (CO2)
  • Temperature
  • Humidity

As a scientific Air Quality Detection Device, it has an infrared sensor (NDIR).

When the room reaches the maximum CO2 concentration level recommended by the WHO, it emits an acoustic signal and the display indicates the measurement data.

Ambient Control

Ambient Control | Plug&Sense! allows to you to create basic environment parameters monitoring using the temperature, humidity, atmospheric pressure and luminosity sensors.

As well as this, movement and vibrations can be measured by the internal accelerometer.

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Technical Guide

Sensors available:

  • Noise / Sound Level Sensor (dBA / LeqA) + Calibration Tests
  • Particle Matter (PM1 / PM2.5 / PM10) – Dust Sensor
  • Carbon Monoxide (CO) [Calibrated] (low concentrations)
  • Carbon Dioxide (CO2) [Calibrated]
  • Molecular Oxygen (O2) [Calibrated]
  • Ozone (O3) [Calibrated]
  • Nitric Oxide (NO) [Calibrated] (low concentrations)

Smart Security

Smart Security | Plug&sense! The main applications for this Waspmote Plug & Sense! configuration are perimeter access control, liquid presence detection and doors and windows openings. Besides, a relay system allows this model to interact with external electrical machines.

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Events Sensor Guide

Sensors available:

  • Relay to control external DC units (<30VDC, 1A)
  • IR human presence
  • Hall effect (doors and windows openings)
  • Water presence
  • Liquid level
  • Liquid flow
  • Temperature
  • Humidity
  • Atmospheric pressure
  • Luminosity (Luxes Accuracy) for Smart Lighting
  • Ultrasound (distance measurement)

Smart Water PRO

Smart Water | Plug&sense! allows remote monitoring of the most relevant parameters related to water quality.

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Technical Guide

Sensors available:

  • pH
  • Oxidation-Reduction Potential (ORP)
  • Dissolved Oxygen (DO)
  • Conductivity
  • Temperature
  • Calibration Kits for the sensor probes available

Smart Parking

Smart Parking Sensor Technolgy is a radar sensor device that allows the detection of parking availability indoors and outdoors.

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Parking Technical Guide

Main Features:

  • Best accuracy in the market
  • Improved detection with radar and magnetic technology combination.
  • Better performance and stability
  • IP68 and IK10 protection and fully certified (CE and FCC).
  • Three ways of installation (on surface, buried, semi-buried).
  • Almost zero maintenance needed.
  • Over the air set up.
  • LoRaWAN communication protocol.

Smart Tracking

Compact, ultra-rugged, long-life battery-powered GPS tracking device that has been designed for tracking containers, trailers, skip bins, and other assets where super-long battery life is required without sacrificing the frequency of updates and performance.

Up to 7 years battery life for long-term asset tracking, theft recovery, and more.

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Key features:

  • High-precision GPS/GLONASS tracking device
  • Weatherproof and ultra-rugged IP67 Nylon Glass Housing with compact and ergonomic design
  • Powered by 3 x AA Batteries with up to 7 years battery life
  • Compatible with LTC Batteries for tracking in extreme temperatures
  • Built-in Battery Meter for remote Battery Life Monitoring and Remaining Life Predictions
  • Accelerometer for Smart Movement Based Tracking
  • Cellular 2G (4G LTE-M/NB-IoT coming soon)

Wireless communication protocols available to connect devices

  • 802.15.4
  • ZigBee
  • WiFi
  • 868
  • 900
  • 4G
  • LoRaWAN
  • Sigfox

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