Silicon and the city: Irish IoT firm lights up smart San Diego

Silicon and the city: Irish IoT firm lights up smart San Diego

The city of San Diego. Image: ESB Professional/Shutterstock Wexford internet of things player Taoglas engaged in largest city-based deployment of IoT in the world so far. In the coming months some 3,200 smart sensors will be installed in street lights across the Californian city of San Diego in a partnership between the City and General Electric. The vision is to use the city’s streetlights as the anchors of a digital network that will cut energy use, monitor air quality and even point out open parking spaces. ‘The sensors cannot hear conversations, but they are designed to identify live gunshots’ […]