The Challenge

Develop an intelligent street lighting software solution for smart city applications used by a Fortune 50 industrial company.

  • Security of the IoT networks of utmost importance to ensure reliable trusted information is available when needed.
  • Solution must constantly adapt to new use cases and technology challenges enabling the client the flexibility to create revolutionary new business models and applications.

Client: Global Fortune 50 Company

The Solution

Orthogone designed a flexible, scalable and secure IoT platform that can be deployed, upgraded and maintained to quickly adapt to rapidly evolving smart cities applications.

The Details

Software Design

Software development based on Intel Apollo Lake processor – the platform includes multiple cameras, microphones, environmental sensors, GNSS and connectivity devices (WiFi, 4G/LTE, Bluetooth, Ethernet).

  • Board Support Package and device drivers (Intel Apollo Lake processor, Wind River Pulsar Linux, MIPI-CSI, audio support)
  • Security Architecture and design:
    • Secure Boot loader (using Trusted Platform Module)
    • Secure Boot loader update
    • Security (Key management, secure connection, Software hardening: Rootfs partition crypto, CYBERSEC, VPN, etc.)
    • Firewall
  • Code and memory optimization
  • Over the Air (OTA) system update
  • Light control and metering accuracy
  • Camera support, video on demand
  • Audio support, noise detection, audio on demand, FLAC compression
  • MQTT (Provisioning and control)
  • Manufacturing tests
Technology Used
  • Atom X-series processor (Apollo-lake)
  • Intel Trusted Execution Engine v3.x

The Result

Successful product introduction in multiple North American cities that are embracing the digital transformation to create new business models and revenue segments.