Digital Catapult Signs Milton Keynes Internet of Things MoU

The Catapult has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to build a city-wide, open access demonstration network for Machine to Machine (M2M) communications and the Internet of Things (IoT).

The Digital Catapult has signed an agreement with the Future Cities Catapult, Milton Keynes Council and the Open University to demonstrate the ability of a city-wide M2M infrastructure to cope with a large number of static and mobile sensors.

Some of these will support use cases for Milton Keynes Council, but the mission for the project is to attract many other innovators to use the infrastructure as a test bed for commercial applications, new products and services that could potentially be adopted by other areas. The technology is being supplied and managed by BT and Neul Ltd.