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Future Internet 2015, 7(3), 329-341; doi:10.3390/fi7030329

Development of a Remote Monitoring System for Henhouse Environment Based on IoT Technology

Jiangsu Key Laboratory of Intelligent Agricultural Equipment, College of Engineering, Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing 210031, China
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Academic Editors: Xiaolong Li and Andrew Hudson-Smith
Received: 25 June 2015 / Revised: 14 August 2015 / Accepted: 27 August 2015 / Published: 10 September 2015
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Internet of Things)
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Abstract

To monitor multiple environmental factors of henhouses in modern chicken farms, a henhouse online monitoring system based on wireless sensor network was developed using wireless sensor technology and computer network technology. Sensor data compensation and correction were designed to be achieved using software and data fitting methods, data reliable transmission achieved using a data loss recovery strategy, and data missing during monitoring addressed using a self-decision and online filling method. Operation test of the system showed that: The system was economic and reliable; it enabled wireless monitoring and Web display of the environmental factors of a henhouse; and the root mean square errors (RMSEs) between the estimated values from the self-decision and on-line filling method and experimental values of the four environmental factors were 0.1698, 3.0859, 77 and 0.094, respectively, indicative of high estimation accuracy. The system can provide support for modern management of henhouses and can be transplanted to related monitoring scenarios in the agricultural field. View Full-Text
Keywords: henhouse environmental parameter; IoT technology; remote monitoring; loss recovery henhouse environmental parameter; IoT technology; remote monitoring; loss recovery
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Li, H.; Wang, H.; Yin, W.; Li, Y.; Qian, Y.; Hu, F. Development of a Remote Monitoring System for Henhouse Environment Based on IoT Technology. Future Internet 2015, 7, 329-341.

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