Marinas in tourist hotspots, like the Greek city of Patras, become very busy during the holiday season, which can be worrisome for captains and vessel owners that need space for their boats at all times.
To avoid collisions and confusion, Greek startup Sammy—financed by the European Union’s Seventh Framework Program—launched an application that lets skippers book reservations at the marina and navigate to a designated parking spot.
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The app utilizes Spanish IoT firm Libelium sensor platform to monitor mooring boats, measure sea water levels, and observe weather conditions

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