EXHIBITORS AT THE SMART CITY EXPO 2017 BARCELONA
The Maggioli Group will be present at the Smart City Expo in Barcelona, Recinto Gran Vía, Hall 2, Level 0, Stand N. F 659, together with the acquired APSystems and the newly-controlled Spanish Galileo Sa and , with its innovative solutions dedicated to Smart City and a wealthy a series of innovative products and services for Metropolitan Cities and Local Authorities.
The World Congress of Smart City Expo, organized by Fira de Barcelona, scheduled from November 14 to 16, recorded a rise of 30% of exhibitors (591) in 2016 and involved over 16,000 participants who shared development experiences urban. The event focused on the latest edition on strategies and tools available to promote citizen empowerment and greater involvement and participation in municipal processes and projects.
Barcelona will become the indisputable capital of urban innovation. Cities, companies and experts from around the world will be exchanging ideas and projects intended to improve living conditions for all our neighbours. Barcelona is the capital of creativity and innovation in many areas, but particularly in the field of smart cities. We are committed to e nsuring technological progress helps us meet the major challenges facing cities today: an ageing and growing population; the fight against climate change; the transition to new forms of sustainable mobility; the right to housing, education and health; and the challenges, yet they undoubtedly require local solutions, where innovation, talent and technology will play a very important role.
In this context, Maggioli Group through its technological partner A.P. Systems, is one of the world’s leading manufacturer of hardware devices for collection and transmission of data from/to meters via wireless networks and/or powerline communication.
APYLink devices are used in the Smart Metering systems of the main operators in Italy and abroad and connect to the management systems and billing meters more than 20 million customers.
In addition, Maggioli Group offers to public service providers, as well as local authorities, a Smart City platform that allows public services management through IoT devices/sensors. First of all, this platform integrates Smart Lighting solutions that optimize consumption and in general public lighting service. But also Smart Metering, systems are used in power distribution networks, where Italy has always played a leading role thanks to the foresight and proactivity that Enel Group has always demonstrated.
Additional services, in response to the necessity of the territory, for example, waste management, road floor shedding, traffic monitoring and adaptive lighting, flood prevention, parking payments, electric car charging station management, bicycle rental stations, wi-fi access, video surveillance, SOS alarms and more, can be integrated.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]