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The Future of Connected Smart CitiesBy CIOAdvisor Apac | Thursday, March 21, 2019
The IoT grows rapidly in a fast-growing digital world and is expected to reach $18 billion connected devices by 2022. Connectivity is an important IoT enabler that allows devices to exchange information with centralized IoT applications. In this rapidly evolving market, centrally managed connectivity is required for IoT devices in different geographies.
UROS provides people, devices, processes, and smart cities with turnkey IoT and connectivity solutions. Their global team is made up of strong expertise. The company also offers its services through its IoT platform to a wide variety of vertical industries, mobile operators, companies, and consumers.
The UROS Group develops Smart City IoT leadership with Qualcomm Technologies for smart water cycle pilot program. In Jyvaskyla, Finland, the first of its kind program will focus on using UROS’ IoT expertise to improve water efficiency in key locations such as hospitals, schools, and public office buildings. UROS plans to deploy the ground-breaking Qualcomm MDM9206 IoT chipsets from Qualcomm Technologies to enable a state-of-the-art smart city IoT ecosystem.
In addition to existing European projects, UROS has explored global business opportunities in countries such as the USA, Brazil, China, India, and Kazakhstan. Also, UROS offers smart water solutions for various vertical industries, from pulp and paper to oil and gas, and food and beverages.
In the pulp and paper industry, UROS offers a wet-end monitoring solution that detects quality changes due to contamination, incorrect chemical dosage or other disruptions. UROS helps its customers in the food and beverage industry by improving their production processes to reduce their costs. Its solution detects the smallest variations in liquid quality and allows operators to take immediate preventive action. The smart monitoring solution from UROS provides tools for the sustainable management of water assets. It increases the water cycle so that water resources can be efficiently utilized, thereby reducing operating costs and improving competition.
The IoT and smart city markets are growing exponentially, with the number of IoT connected devices estimated at $20.4 billion by 2020. The global market value for smart cities forecast is to exceed $2 trillion by 2025.