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Joint camera-based detection solution and Streetline IoT Gateway for Cisco Connected Grid Router (CGR) enhance smart parking offering for cities
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif . , May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Streetline and Cisco debuted at Cisco Live!™, a jointly developed, camera-based detection solution that can work in conjunction with or lieu of in-ground sensors to detect parking space occupancy. In addition, the companies unveiled a new, integrated Internet of Things (IoT) gateway that combines Streetline’s low-power mesh network and Cisco® Smart+Connected Wi-Fi. The Streetline IoT Gateway allows its sensor data to be transmitted via Cisco Smart+Connected Wi-Fi.
“After two years of working with Cisco, we are thrilled to see new product developments come to fruition,” said Zia Yusuf, Streetline CEO. “With the release of the video-based detection solution and the Streetline IoT Gateway for the CGR, we are disrupting the smart city space with offerings of parking solutions that are both technically robust and provide a real business value for customers.”
Furthering its position as a true “data and analytics” company, Streetline has expanded its sensing portfolio to include the dually developed detection solution with Cisco cameras. While in-ground sensors are highly effective for detecting vehicles in individually marked spaces, video can provide a level of efficacy for other use cases, such as unmarked zones and spaces…