Tamworth New South Wales to begin smart city trial

Posted: 10 April 2019 | | No comments yet

With the help of the IoT and research from the University of New South Wales (UNSW), Tamworth become a smart city through the use IT systems to monitor and control data flows through a range of smart services.

Tamworth New South Wales to begin Smart City trial

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed by Tamworth Council, the University of New South Wales (UNSW) and the Providence Asset Group with a view to creating a ‘fully integrated smart city‘. 

UNSW Professor, Joe Dong, Director of the UNSW Digital Futures Grid Institute, who is leading the research at UNSW, said: “The aim for the Tamworth Smart City project was to build IT systems that would monitor and control data flowing through ‘smart’ services, using the wireless network. We are in the very early stages, but it is exciting to be a part of such an innovative project: Australia’s first fully integrated smart city trial. 

Providence Asset Group, CEO, Henry Sun, commented: “Providence realises Australia has global leading universities and talents. We want to bridge them with industry. On the other side, we are collaborating with world-class partners in the renewable field such as Risen Energy and Sungrow Power.”