LPWA: Cost-Effective Care for the Environment

Tuesday 28 Jun 2016 | MIoT Case Studies | Mobile IoT Initiative | Resources | Smart Cities | Smart Cities Environment | Smart Cities Resources |

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As population growth and climate change increase demand for fresh water, governments, businesses and individuals are looking for more effective ways to monitor and combat pollution. On the Chattahoochee river, which supplies four million people with drinking water in the south of the U.S., AT&T and Ericsson are trialling low cost connected sensors that highlight how new mobile technologies could help safeguard the environment and the supply of vital natural resources, such as water. The innovative devices could enable local stakeholders to cost-effectively remotely monitor the temperature, the conductivity and the turbidity along the entire 430 miles of the river.

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