Instrumentation and control

City functions can be made "smart" through technologies we call Enablers. As a Technology Enabler, Instrumentation and Control is one of the digital underpinnings of a smart city as you'll read in this section.

Neptune’s R450 System Helps Get Feet Off the Streets of Laredo

Fri, 2014-12-05 13:33 -- SCC Staff

With a population of 235,000 and growing, there are many more streets in Laredo, Texas than during its frontier past. And that was a problem for the city's utility department. It was walking those streets to read 67,543 water meters – which took a staff of 10 nearly a month. Learn what happened after Laredo started installing Neptune Technology Group's automated R450 System.

Advancing Robotics with the Qualcomm Snapdragon Rover

Thu, 2014-11-13 12:24 -- SCC Staff

Qualcomm is at the forefront of innovations in mobile robotics making robots smarter and enhancing their connectivity. Its Snapdragon Rover featured in this video showcases the state-of-the-art computing platform that provides an integrated, low-power solution for multiple robotics applications.