AT&T's new 'smart city' sensors will monitor bridges to make sure they're safe


AT&T is hooking bridges up to the Internet of Things. 

At CES, AT&T announced that it’s testing a new “structure monitoring solution,” a system of sensors to help cities, states, and private transportation companies monitor the stability of bridges, and alert officials if they become unsafe. 

The battery-operated sensors can be applied to all bridges, from foot bridges to those that support roads and railways. They will then take readings every eight hours and transmit the data to the IBM cloud via AT&T’s LTE network.  Read more…

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