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A Monitoring System for Vegetable Greenhouses based on a Wireless Sensor Network
AbstractA wireless sensor network-based automatic monitoring system is designed for monitoring the life conditions of greenhouse vegetatables. The complete system architecture includes a group of sensor nodes, a base station, and an internet data center. For the design of wireless sensor node, the JN5139 micro-processor is adopted as the core component and the Zigbee protocol is used for wireless communication between nodes. With an ARM7 microprocessor and embedded ZKOS operating system, a proprietary gateway node is developed to achieve data influx, screen display, system configuration and GPRS based remote data forwarding. Through a Client/Server mode the management software for remote data center achieves real-time data distribution and time-series analysis. Besides, a GSM-short-message-based interface is developed for sending real-time environmental measurements, and for alarming when a measurement is beyond some pre-defined threshold. The whole system has been tested for over one year and satisfactory results have been observed, which indicate that this system is very useful for greenhouse environment monitoring.
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Li, X.-H.; Cheng, X.; Yan, K.; Gong, P. A Monitoring System for Vegetable Greenhouses based on a Wireless Sensor Network. Sensors 2010, 10, 8963-8980.View more citation formats
Li X-H, Cheng X, Yan K, Gong P. A Monitoring System for Vegetable Greenhouses based on a Wireless Sensor Network. Sensors. 2010; 10(10):8963-8980.Chicago/Turabian Style
Li, Xiu-hong; Cheng, Xiao; Yan, Ke; Gong, Peng. 2010. "A Monitoring System for Vegetable Greenhouses based on a Wireless Sensor Network." Sensors 10, no. 10: 8963-8980.