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Smart Cities: Changes in remote monitoring

Smart Cities: Changes in remote monitoring

Remote monitoring, as a concept, has been present for a very long time. There are conflicting reports of the earliest applications of some form of remote system, some dating back to as early as 1912 in the United States. However, one thing remains consistent, the fact that this remote monitoring system was applied in some sort of industrial setting. In the early days, remote monitoring was not known by this name however, it was known as a Supervisory system. Here is a little history lesson.

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Innovation and Inspiration at OCE Discovery 2017

Innovation and Inspiration at OCE Discovery 2017

As we entered the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, I looked to my side and caught a glimpse of a woman in a casual business suit, banner in hand, running towards the entrance of the discovery showcase floor. People were already setting up their booths, shaking hands, and asking questions at the surrounding booths.

Once ...

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How Smart Cities Save The Environment (And Your Money)

Right now, 82.3% of the entire US population lives in urban centres. As urban sprawl continues to grow with growing North American populations, more problems emerge: high energy demand, excess water usage, and of course, more vehicles on the road causing more traffic.

 

Los Angeles traffic is ranked as being the worst in ...

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Spring is Coming... And So Are Allergies

Spring is Coming... And So Are Allergies

Despite the heavy snowstorm that hit Southern Ontario yesterday, we have to face the facts: Spring is coming, and so is the pollen and allergies associated with it.

Allergies can happen at any time of the year however there are more incidences of allergies once tree pollen is released into the air. Other common environmental ...

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Introducing our Ambience Data App

Introducing our Ambience Data App

Ambience provides both the hardware and software tools needed for effective real-time monitoring and data analytics. With our proprietary API, our custom-made mobile app provides functionality and ease of access. 

Pictured above: we were able to view real-time environmental data of Mississauga Road in Mississauga, ON, Canada. On the left, PM 25 levels are ...

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Raging Wildfires in Chile

Raging Wildfires in Chile

Over 180,000 hectares of land have been affected in central Chile over the past week. Currently, there are 35 "out-of-control" fires that firefighters and aircrafts are battling to extinguish. Chile's arid, 40 degree weather along with strong winds make it the perfect setting for wildfires to spread in. So far, 256 people have ...

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