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IoT integration solutions in water governance

06.06.2016, Author: Marcin Sieprawski, Categories: Internet of Things

Internet of Things integration solutions in water governance, decision making and crisis management.

This article is an abstract of Marcin Sieprawski talk on COWM2016 - International Conference on Citizen Observatories for Water Management Conference in Venice, 7-9 June 2016

The Internet of Things (IoT) – digitizing the physical world – creates pivotal benefits in all sectors of world's economy, water management domain is not an exception. However, integration and interoperability between IoT systems is critically important to capturing maximum value [1]. IoT solutions have been applied in Citizen Observatories (COs) created in EU-funded project WeSenseIt, which develops tools and technologies supporting COs in water management, decision making and emergency response [2,3]. This paper will demonstrate the significance of IoT integration and scalable ...

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Internet of Things in the service of security

16.11.2015, Author: Leszek Czarnota, Categories: Internet of Things

The buzz surrounding the Internet of Things (IoT) is growning faster and faster. Few years ago Machine to iMachine was in the spotlight. IoT was supposed to bring new quality on top of manchines. By adding sensors to appliances or even infrastructure we are making them “smart”. I would like to share with you example how it may save people lives. 

Lets have a look at “WeSenseIt – Citizen Observatories of Water” – a project which is co-financed from EU funds. The aim of the project is to create software forecasting and warning of floods, reporting on the hydrological situation and supporting crisis management. Participants (users) make measurements using the new applications being developed within the project and transmit information and ...

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