Garbage Trucks’ IoT Sensors Aid City’s Maintenance Management

By Claire Swedberg

Swinburne University, Optus Enterprise Mobility and Brimbank City Council will track conditions around collection vehicles throughout Victoria, Australia, and identify issues to address, including broken signs, damaged shelters and trash.

Building on IoT Experience Deploying Camera Sensors, GPS and 5G on Trucks Detecting Graffiti, Damage or Rubbish Swinburne University of Technology has teamed up with Brimbank City Council and technology and communications company Optus Enterprise Mobility for a demonstration of 5G Internet of Things (IoT) technologies in Victoria, Australia. The organizations equipped municipal garbage trucks with sensors and cameras to remotely capture data regard...

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