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2016 IEEE 36th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS) (2016)
Nara, Japan
June 27, 2016 to June 30, 2016
ISSN: 1063-6927
ISBN: 978-1-5090-1484-2
pp: 767-768
ABSTRACT
Collecting urban data in a citywide scale plays a fundamental role in the research, development and implementation of smart cities. This demo introduces Cruisers, an automotive sensing platform for smart cities, which is developed based on the following ideas. a) Garbage collecting trucks are used as host automobiles to accommodate sensors, b) 3G cellular communication network is used to wirelessly deliver sensed data directly to servers, and c) Proxy server(s) are adopted to convert the format of sensed data to required ones. This platform has been deployed to 24 garbage collecting trucks at Fujisawa city, i.e., nearly 1/4 of the total number of such trucks in the city. An iOS application is also developed to demonstrate the sensing process and the covered area.
INDEX TERMS
Sensors, Servers, Automotive engineering, Automobiles, Smart cities, Publishing,
CITATION
Yin Chen, Jin Nakazawa, Takuro Yonezawa, Takafumi Kawsaki, Hideyuki Tokuda, "Cruisers: A Public Automotive Sensing Platform for Smart Cities", 2016 IEEE 36th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), vol. 00, no. , pp. 767-768, 2016, doi:10.1109/ICDCS.2016.53
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