Sensors on top of Bendigo garbage trucks mapping the strength of free Internet of Things signal

Adam Holmes
Updated October 17 2018 - 9:53pm, first published 9:51pm
Sensors on top of Bendigo garbage trucks are mapping the strength of the free Internet of Things network, shown right. The signals come from four gateways throughout Bendigo, with red being a strong signal.
Sensors on top of Bendigo garbage trucks are mapping the strength of the free Internet of Things network, shown right. The signals come from four gateways throughout Bendigo, with red being a strong signal.

BENDIGO garbage trucks are being used to test the strength of signals transmitted by the free Internet of Things network, which could have future applications for agriculture, parking, meteorology and more.

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Adam Holmes

Adam Holmes

Journalist at The Examiner and Advocate, Tasmania

From Adelaide to south-west Victoria, Bendigo to Tasmania, I've provided in-depth stories in politics, environmental affairs, issues facing disadvantaged communities, legal affairs and much more. Contact me at adam.holmes@examiner.com.au or on Twitter at @adamholmes010

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