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Libelium Links with Barcelona Smart Cities Cloud

| June 24, 2014


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SAN MATEO, Calif. & CHICAGO & BARCELONA, Spain & ZARAGOZA, Spain–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Libelium has included the Sentilo open source software platform in its core product line for Smart Cities deployments, to link with Libelium’s Waspmote sensor network device and the Meshlium Internet gateway.

“Our cooperation began months ago when Libelium was selected as one of the vendors for a Smart Cities project in Barcelona to control the environmental impact on a public construction project”

Sentilo is the first Smart Cities software platform developed by a municipality, based on experience and knowledge of the requirements of a large city such as Barcelona.

The Barcelona City Council is running a Smart Cities project to monitor noise and air pollution throughout public works in a large public square in Barcelona, deploying Libelium’s wireless sensor devices and Sentilo’s software platform.

Waspmote sensor devices transmit data to the Sentilo Cloud platform via ZigBee, Wi-Fi or 3G/GPRS through Meshlium. Libelium’s existing customers can benefit from this new functionality with a free upgrade of their Meshlium software.

“Our cooperation began months ago when Libelium was selected as one of the vendors for a Smart Cities project in Barcelona to control the environmental impact on a public construction project,” said Alicia Asin, Libelium CEO. “Thanks to our successful integration and the interest received from other cities for the solution, we have decided to include a Sentilo connection in the Meshlium gateway core to allow other customers to benefit.”

“The main goal of the Sentilo platform is to make it easy for cities to integrate data from different sensors and facilitate Smart Cities deployments,” said Jordi Cirera, Sentilo project manager, Barcelona City Council. “With Sentilo and Libelium’s products working together in an open, interoperable sensor infrastructure, new opportunities are now available to any city that does not wish to pay the price of closed, proprietary solutions.”

Libelium will be demonstrating the Waspmote sensor ecosystem, Smart Water and Smart Cities solutions at Sensors Expo & Conference held at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois on June 24-26, 2014, in booth #814.

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About Libelium

Libelium designs and manufactures hardware and APIs for wireless sensor networks so that system integrators, engineering, and consultancy companies can deliver reliable Internet of Things (IoT), M2M and Smart Cities solutions with minimum time to market. Waspmote—Libelium’s open wireless sensor platform—is modular, easy to deploy and ready to integrate with third-party Cloud systems such as Axeda, Esri, ThingWorx, or MQTT. Over 2,000 developers from 75 countries in companies ranging from startups to universities to large international corporations have adopted Libelium’s technology for projects in North America, Australia, Asia and Europe. Commercial deployments based on Waspmote include applications as varied as parking, traffic congestion, environmental monitoring, and precision agriculture. Gartner Inc., named Libelium a Cool Vendor in 2014. Established in 2006, Libelium is privately held and has headquarters in Zaragoza, Spain.



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