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“Array” of Possibilities: Chicago’s New Wireless Sensor Networks to Create an Urban Internet of Things

SOURCE: Matt Alderton, LINE/SHAPE/SPACE

IoT won’t just make your life easier; when it’s embedded in cities the same way it’s embedded in homes, cars, and offices, it also has the potential to make your life better.

That’s the hypothesis in Chicago, where a project is underway to establish wireless sensor networks capable of measuring a city’s vitals in the same way a fitness tracker measures an athlete’s.