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J. Sens. Actuator Netw. 2019, 8(1), 4; https://doi.org/10.3390/jsan8010004

Impact of Multi-Sensor Technology for Enhancing Global Security in Closed Environments Using Cloud-Based Resources

Faculty of Computing and Information Technology, Northern Border University, Rafha 91911, Saudi Arabia
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Received: 19 November 2018 / Revised: 16 December 2018 / Accepted: 19 December 2018 / Published: 1 January 2019
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Abstract

By nature, some jobs are always in closed environments and employees may stay for long periods. This is the case for many professional activities such as military watch tours of borders, civilian buildings and facilities that need efficient control processes. The role assigned to personnel in such environments is usually sensitive and of high importance, especially in terms of security and protection. With this in mind, we proposed in our research a novel approach using multi-sensor technology to monitor many safety and security parameters including the health status of indoor workers, such as those in watchtowers and at guard posts. In addition, the data gathered for those employees (heart rate, temperature, eye movement, human motion, etc.) combined with the room’s sensor data (temperature, oxygen ratio, toxic gases, air quality, etc.) were saved by appropriate cloud services, which ensured easy access to the data without ignoring the privacy protection aspect of such critical material. This information can be used later by specialists to monitor the evolution of the worker’s health status as well as its cost-effectiveness, which gives the possibility to improve productivity in the workplace and general employee health. View Full-Text
Keywords: multi-sensor technology; security; closed environment; cloud-based resources multi-sensor technology; security; closed environment; cloud-based resources
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Altowaijri, S.; Ayari, M.; El Touati, Y. Impact of Multi-Sensor Technology for Enhancing Global Security in Closed Environments Using Cloud-Based Resources. J. Sens. Actuator Netw. 2019, 8, 4.

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