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Christchurch Eyes a Sensing City Concept

Matt Ball on April 30, 2013 - in Smart Cities

Sensors streaming real-time information on everything from traffic to weather and water systems, and even how many people are on the city’s streets. This is Roger Dennis’ plan to make Christchurch unique.

For the past 12 months the Christchurch technology expert has been living and breathing a concept called The Sensing City, which would see sensors installed underneath the city’s roads and at the top of street lights. They would then stream real-time information that could be used by city planners to create a “snapshot of how cities actually work”.

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