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Issue No. 03 - July-September (2012 vol. 11)
ISSN: 1536-1268
pp: 15-24
Rita Sodt , University of Washington
Yuta Jason Masuda , University of Washington
Joseph Cook , University of Washington
Gaetano Borriello , University of Washington
Kristian Lieberg , University of Washington
Rohit Chaudhri , University of Washington
John Chilton , University of Washington
ABSTRACT
In rural areas, residents often venture far distances to collect water for everyday use. A low-power wireless system records motion and leverages Bluetooth-enabled smartphones, retrieving data from sensors attached to household water containers, to help researchers understand the effects of water policies and water-source locations.
INDEX TERMS
mobile computing, ubiquitous computing, sensor networks, embedded systems
CITATION
Rita Sodt, Yuta Jason Masuda, Joseph Cook, Gaetano Borriello, Kristian Lieberg, Rohit Chaudhri, John Chilton, "Sensors and Smartphones: Tracking Water Collection in Rural Ethiopia", IEEE Pervasive Computing, vol. 11, no. , pp. 15-24, July-September 2012, doi:10.1109/MPRV.2012.21
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