We see many applications for mesh networking in municipalities. In the field of Automatic Meter Reading (AMR),...
companies are using mesh networking to read utility meters (water, gas, or electric). There are pilot studies underway that are linking parking meters to payment kiosks. In the longer term, we expect to see city-wide "utility networks" that link together many of the devices in a city -- traffic lights, street lamps, electronic signs, etc.
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