Fotech’s trials in Calgary are one of the first instances where we have shown the value of DAS monitoring platforms by offering the transport insights smart cities will need. These data streams, covering public transport management (e.g. train and tram tracking) and road traffic monitoring show the many benefits that intelligent data collection can bring to both city authorities and citizens.
Crucially though, DAS can deliver these intelligent insights to city authorities to help them pinpoint certain issues while also appeasing privacy concerns. DAS gains insight from physical interactions with the world rather than relying on tracking personal metrics, on inherently anonymous data. With insights extracted from physical interactions with the world rather than relying on tracking personal mobile phone subscriber data or internet usage, DAS is a private solution.
Smart cities: Non personal, data driven, and effective
Fotech Solutions Blog May 9, 2019
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