Potential Use Cases

IoT technology will permeate into all expects of our lives. To understand the benefits that IoT can bring our non-exhaustive list gives an idea of the possible applications. Open your mind to the possibilities!

Smart Parking
• Monitoring of parking spaces availability in the city

Structural Health
• Monitoring of vibrations and material conditions in buildings, bridges and historical monuments

Noise Urban Maps
• Sound monitoring in bar areas and centric zones in real time

Traffic Congestion
• Monitoring of vehicles and pedestrian levels to optimize driving and walking routes

Smart Lightings
• Intelligent and weather adaptive lighting in street lights

Waste Management
• Detection of rubbish levels in containers to optimize the trash collection routes

Smart Roads
• Intelligent Highways with warning messages and diversions according to climate conditions and unexpected events like accidents or traffic jams

Forest Fire Detection
• Monitoring of combustion gases and pre-emptive fire conditions to define alert zones

Air Pollution
• Control of CO2 emissions of factories, pollution emitted by cars and toxic gases generated in farms

Potable Water Monitoring
• Monitoring the quality of tap water in cities

Chemical Leakage Detection in Rivers
• Detect leakages and wastes of factories in rivers

Swimming Pool Remote Measurements
• Control remotely the swimming pool conditions

Pollutions Levels in the Sea
• Control real-time leakages and wastes in the sea

Water Leakages
• Detection of liquid presence outside tanks and pressure variations along pipes

River Floods
• Monitoring of water level variations in rivers, dams and reservoirs

Smart Grid
• Energy consumption monitoring and management

Tank Level
• Monitoring of water, oil and gas levels in storage tanks and cisterns

Photovoltaic Installations
• Monitoring and optimization of performance in solar energy plants

Water Flow
• Measurement of water pressure in water transportation systems

Silos Stock Calculation
• Measurement of emptiness level and weight of the goods

Perimeter Access Control
• Access control to restricted areas and detection of people in non-authorized areas

Liquid Presence
• Liquid detection in data centres, warehouses and sensitive building grounds to prevent break downs and corrosion

Radiation Levels
• Distributed measurement of radiation levels in nuclear power stations surroundings to generate leakage alerts

Explosive and Hazardous Gases
• Detection of gas levels and leakages in industrial environments, surroundings of chemical factories and inside mines.

M2M Applications
• Machine auto-diagnosis and assets control

Indoor Air Quality
• Monitoring of toxic gas and oxygen levels inside chemical plants to ensure workers and goods safety

Temperature Monitoring
• Control of temperature inside industrial and medical fridges with sensitive merchandise

Indoor Location
• Assets indoor locations by using active (ZigBee) and passive tags (RFID/NFC)