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Digital Catapult sets up London-wide IoT network

Digital Catapult sets up London-wide IoT network

Digital Catapult, a national centre to rapidly advance the UK’s best digital ideas, is to set up an IoT network in London to empower digital startups and SMEs to embrace and experiment with the technology, in a programme called Things Connected.

Things Connected will initially provide 50 LoRaWAN base stations across London to offer a low power wide area network testbed. Other LPWAN technologies will be included as the programme evolves.

Among some of the applications that Digital Catapult anticipates will be explored are improving road safety for pedestrians and cyclists; reducing air pollution to improve quality of life for people with conditions such as bronchitis or asthma; and optimising the use of drones in London.

Read the full article on Computer Weekly

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