Smart City, Security, and Consumer IoT

04/2020 - Publication date: August 2020

The Smart City follows three objectives: Energy efficiency, security and the best possible inclusion of its inhabitants. In numerous applications, wireless IoT technologies illustrate ways in which processes can be connected, streamlined and made transparent.

Recycling containers automatically report their filling level, parking spaces communicate whether they are free or occupied, and sensors control street lighting according to actual demand. Wireless IoT technologies are already the backbone of a Smart City today. If transparent data is available, process efficiency is increased, energy consumption is reduced, and the safety of residents is optimized.

The digital transformation of inner-city processes and services creates numerous interfaces for engaging residents. Active participation unfolds a multifaceted potential to make life in cities safer, healthier, and more convenient.

In this issue

Cover Story

NXP's brand new IC MIFARE DESFire EV3

NXP: Mifare Card

Smart City services are supplied on NFC smartphones and wearables via cloud service. A variety of security features ensure data protection.

Vehicle Identification

Passive UHF RFID Stickers in Road Traffic

Nationwide Vehicle Identification in Egypt

Within 5 years, around 10 million vehicles are to be tracked in Egypt in order to optimize traffic flow and increase safety.

DFKI

Expanding the Smart Home

DFKI: Project CONTEXT

The "CONTEXT" project investigates textile surfaces for electrical supply, information technology communication and intuitive interaction with IoT devices in the smart home.

Historical Art

LPWAN in the Museum

LPWAN i n the Huesca Museum

The Museum Huesca, together with technology partners, has launched a research project that combines art and technology, and uses IoT for the preservation of historical-artistic heritage.

Battle against Covid-19

Monitoring Pandemic Measures in Santander

Monitoring Pandemic Measures in Santander

Sensor data optimize inner-city traffic flows and collect information on environmental and noise pollution. Based on this information, the degree of compliance with pandemic containment measures can be analyzed.

Time Measurement

RFID Facilitates Training and Competition

Timekeeping with active RFID technology

With active RFID technology, training and competition data can be collected and analyzed. Additionally, an exact time measurement is possible for use in large sporting events.

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