SEnviro: A Sensorized Platform Proposal Using Open Hardware and Open Standards
AbstractThe need for constant monitoring of environmental conditions has produced an increase in the development of wireless sensor networks (WSN). The drive towards smart cities has produced the need for smart sensors to be able to monitor what is happening in our cities. This, combined with the decrease in hardware component prices and the increase in the popularity of open hardware, has favored the deployment of sensor networks based on open hardware. The new trends in Internet Protocol (IP) communication between sensor nodes allow sensor access via the Internet, turning them into smart objects (Internet of Things and Web of Things). Currently, WSNs provide data in different formats. There is a lack of communication protocol standardization, which turns into interoperability issues when connecting different sensor networks or even when connecting different sensor nodes within the same network. This work presents a sensorized platform proposal that adheres to the principles of the Internet of Things and theWeb of Things. Wireless sensor nodes were built using open hardware solutions, and communications rely on the HTTP/IP Internet protocols. The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) SensorThings API candidate standard was used as a neutral format to avoid interoperability issues. An environmental WSN developed following the proposed architecture was built as a proof of concept. Details on how to build each node and a study regarding energy concerns are presented. View Full-Text
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Trilles, S.; Luján, A.; Belmonte, Ó.; Montoliu, R.; Torres-Sospedra, J.; Huerta, J. SEnviro: A Sensorized Platform Proposal Using Open Hardware and Open Standards. Sensors 2015, 15, 5555-5582.
Trilles S, Luján A, Belmonte Ó, Montoliu R, Torres-Sospedra J, Huerta J. SEnviro: A Sensorized Platform Proposal Using Open Hardware and Open Standards. Sensors. 2015; 15(3):5555-5582.Chicago/Turabian Style
Trilles, Sergio; Luján, Alejandro; Belmonte, Óscar; Montoliu, Raúl; Torres-Sospedra, Joaquín; Huerta, Joaquín. 2015. "SEnviro: A Sensorized Platform Proposal Using Open Hardware and Open Standards." Sensors 15, no. 3: 5555-5582.