Internet of Things Institute – June 1, 2016 -Riverside Public Utilities ditched plans for a private IoT network after it found a cheaper, easier way to meet its goals with a public network.
A challenge for companies getting started with IoT projects is the hairball of decisions and trade-offs inherent in the process. It can be particularly vexing for utilities because they oversee infrastructure for a public service and are subject to strict regulations. That was the case for Riverside Public Utilities, a more than century-old department of the City of Riverside, CA. It’s a “medium-large” utility with 108,000 meters spread across 84 square miles. Read More>>