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Researchers at the University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory are making use of lamp-posts to create an urban monitor wireless network.

As part of a research program called TIME, Transport Information Monitoring Environment, the Computer Lab has built a lamp-post loaded with sensors to measure the environment.
“Lamp-posts are commonplace, physically robust, stationary and already have power available that makes them ideal for building a dense network of sensors throughout cities such as Cambridge,” said David Evans, who is heading up the lamp-post research. “We are already collecting data from our first lamp-post on the main road outside the Lab and examining what sort of sensors may be suitable for future projects.”

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