Connected News: Dublin gets sensored

Intel and Dublin City Council have announced a project which will see Dublin become the first densely sensored' city in the world.

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
6th April, 2014
Back row (left to right): Owen Keegan, Dublin City Manager; Martin Curley, vice president, Intel Labs; and Philip Moynagh, general manager, Intel Quark Solutions. Front row (left to right): Oisi­n Quinn, Lord Mayor of Dublin; and Renee J James, president, Intel Corporation.

Intel and Dublin City Council have announced a project which will see Dublin become the first densely sensored' city in the world. The four-year co-innovation project will test the use of sensors in city management and citizen engagement.

Using Intel's Quark-based Gateway platforms, 200 sensing gateways will initially be placed around Dublin City to gather and monitor environmental data, in particular air quality and noise.

Each of these gateways can deploy up to six sensors. The...

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