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Sensors 2017, 17(8), 1828; https://doi.org/10.3390/s17081828

Energy-Efficient Hosting Rich Content from Mobile Platforms with Relative Proximity Sensing

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Department of Computer and Information Security, Sejong University, Seoul 05006, Korea
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Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, SeoulTech, Seoul 01811, Korea
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Department of Computer System Engineering, Jungwon University, Chungbuk 28024, Korea
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Received: 23 June 2017 / Revised: 2 August 2017 / Accepted: 3 August 2017 / Published: 8 August 2017
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In this paper, we present a tiny networked mobile platform, termed Tiny-Web-Thing (T-Wing), which allows the sharing of data-intensive content among objects in cyber physical systems. The object includes mobile platforms like a smartphone, and Internet of Things (IoT) platforms for Human-to-Human (H2H), Human-to-Machine (H2M), Machine-to-Human (M2H), and Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications. T-Wing makes it possible to host rich web content directly on their objects, which nearby objects can access instantaneously. Using a new mechanism that allows the Wi-Fi interface of the object to be turned on purely on-demand, T-Wing achieves very high energy efficiency. We have implemented T-Wing on an embedded board, and present evaluation results from our testbed. From the evaluation result of T-Wing, we compare our system against alternative approaches to implement this functionality using only the cellular or Wi-Fi (but not both), and show that in typical usage, T-Wing consumes less than 15× the energy and is faster by an order of magnitude. View Full-Text
Keywords: energy-efficiency; mobile communication; proximity sensing; mobile platform; content hosting energy-efficiency; mobile communication; proximity sensing; mobile platform; content hosting
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Park, K.-W.; Lee, Y.; Baek, S.H. Energy-Efficient Hosting Rich Content from Mobile Platforms with Relative Proximity Sensing. Sensors 2017, 17, 1828.

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