Manly Council CIO on board with Microsoft Internet of Things

news Microsoft has revealed that Sydney’s Manly Council is using its ‘Internet of Things’ software to significantly enhance its capabilities for operating infrastructure such as the council’s parking metres and CCTV cameras, in one of the first known deployments of this kind of environment for Microsoft in Australia. According to a statement released by Microsoft, Nathan Rogers, Manly Council’s CIO, said the Council had a large number of smart and connected devices installed in the municipality, including four smart parking stations, about 25 smart parking meters, 20 wireless access points and 100 CCTV cameras, all connected by eight kilometres of fibre optic cable. The idea to use Microsoft’s Azure Machine Learning to monitor car parks was borne after Rogers and his team had seen a viral video showing a technology…


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