1 City, 100 Million Sensors (Energy Harvesting and Storage USA 2011)

Ricardo Ferreira, Director
Living PlanIT
Nov 15, 2011.

Presentation Summary

  • Latest update on PlanIT Valley, Portugal;
  • Integration of sensors in common architectural elements;
  • How do sensors help build, operate, maintain and decommission buildings.

Speaker Biography (Ricardo Ferreira)

Ricardo is bringing his experience in industrial automation systems to help architect and implement sensing and actuation in the next generation of intelligent and sustainable communities. Prior to joining Living PlanIT, Ricardo was an Automation Engineer for Europe's biggest dairy plant being responsible for the automatic production process solution implemented.

Company Profile (Living PlanIT)

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Living PlanIT is an international business that focuses on developing innovative and sustainable city-scale technologies. The context for this is a world increasingly characterized by escalating and often uncontrolled urbanization giving rise to problems of stress and sustainability throughout the urban infrastructure. Living PlanIT's response as a business is to bring together corporations, educational institutions and people, as partners, to stimulate, accelerate and incubate the technological innovation that is essential to provide better city living, and to bring these solutions to the world market. Living PlanIT also pursues a strong educational mission - to provoke intelligent new thinking about the dominant trends in global urbanization and to help find the solutions that create knowledge economies and improve people's lives.
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