The city of Gijon in Spain has selected PLAT.ONE’s CITY.ONE platform to deliver Smart City capabilities for. PLAT.ONE is working with partner T-Systems Iberia to provide Smart City solutions for a number of cities in Europe, with Gijon the first to be announced.
CITY.ONE provides a range of capabilities including smart lighting, smart parking, smart waste management, smart transportation and smart security. CITY.ONE is designed to save money through optimisation of resources, improved city efficiency and improved quality of life for citizens. CITY.ONE is built on the PLAT.ONE adaptive IoT platform.
Dr. John Bates, CEO of PLAT.ONE said: “The goals of CITY.ONE are saving tax payer money in running a city and making the city a better place to live for the residents. We believe optimising the way a city runs and reducing carbon emissions go hand-in-hand with these goals.”
José Muñoz, sales manager Public Sector T-Systems Iberia, said, "We’re delighted to work alongside PLAT.ONE in delivering Smart City capabilities for Gijon. This project will create a city nervous system that enables truly intelligent management of resources and services for citizens."
PLAT.ONE’s said its goal is to simplify the process of creating, deploying and managing complex IoT solutions. It claims that by using its platform, customers can radically shorten the time-to-value for IoT applications and significantly reduce the cost of their management.
PLAT.ONE’s solution enables:
• Complex device connectivity and management across a wide number of industry standard machine and messaging protocols.
• A micro-services-based adaptive architecture that can adapt to run logic on the device, at the edge or in the cloud, depending on the solution requirements.
• A semantic data model that future-proofs applications by abstracting sets of underlying sensors and devices as “IoT business objects”, such as trucks or street lamps.
• Pre-built solution accelerators for a number of different IoT use cases, including smart cities, connected products and smart transportation.
Existing PLAT.ONE customers include BT, T-Systems and Telecom Italia and partners such as Cisco.