Making infrastructure smart: From concept to reality – Presented by Yves Van Ingelgem, Zensor

Making infrastructure smart: From concept to reality – Presented by Yves Van Ingelgem, Zensor, at the Intelligent Sensor Networks Conference on November 08, 2017, at High Tech Campus Eindhoven, The Netherlands.

Operational and maintenance costs of the infrastructure we use on a daily basis are increasing significantly. Also very often we are confronted with delays, congestions or even accidents related to the state of our infrastructure. An optimal solution for this all would be smart structures. These are often talked about, but seldom realized. This presentation will showcase a number of real structures, such as bridges, that are instrumented with various types of sensors and where the sensor data is used in optimization or steering of daily operations. In a subsequent stage these structures will be followed by smart algorithms that will notify the owner or operator when maintenance is required or when things threaten to go South. Continue reading “Making infrastructure smart: From concept to reality – Presented by Yves Van Ingelgem, Zensor”

“SMART Station Amsterdam: Big Data to manage Big Crowds” – Presented by Eelco Thiellier, Royal HaskoningDHV

“SMART Station Amsterdam: Big Data to manage Big Crowds” – Presented by Eelco Thiellier, Royal HaskoningDHV, at Intelligent Sensor Networks Conference, November 15, 2016, at High Tech Campus Eindhoven, The Netherlands.

SMART Station Amsterdam

Appointed by the Netherlands Railways (NS), Royal HaskoningDHV has been accurately measuring the complex pedestrian flows of Amsterdam Central Station since the beginning of May. The insights enable NS to optimise the often complex pedestrian flows. Tracking and counting sensors at the station’s entrances and exits pick up are used, including WiFi tracking from mobile devices, such as mobile phones and tablets.

The practical process how to come to a successful implementation is discussed, with topics like:

– Client questions that can be answered by measuring

– What sensors to use and accuracy of sensors Continue reading ““SMART Station Amsterdam: Big Data to manage Big Crowds” – Presented by Eelco Thiellier, Royal HaskoningDHV”