Velodyne Lidar partner Digiflec is leading a project “to establish a network of IoT sensors across 6,000 miles of Scotland’s more remote roads,” using a digital map to plan maintenance and identify hazards, writes Scarlett Evans in an IoT World Today story.
The article notes, “Digiflec – which deploys lidar 3D sensors from Velodyne – is working alongside Scotland’s innovation center CENSIS and Forestry and Land Scotland (FLS) for the digital map, which is set to run along FLS’ road network.”
Digiflec, based in Scotland, United Kingdom, is part of our global distributor network.
A Scottish Business Insider story states the project integrates the digital mapping of the road network alongside Internet of Things (IoT) sensors, “deployed to capture live data about the condition of the FLS road network. The data includes readings on temperature, moisture in the road and potential culvert blockages.”
A Futurescot article by Kevin O’Sullivan quotes Rachael Wakefield of CENSIS discussing the project saying:
“This CivTech project demonstrates the real difference that IoT, imaging, and sensing technologies can make – particularly when they are combined.”
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