Intra-Minute Cloud Passing Forecasting based on a Low Cost IoT Sensor—A Solution for Smoothing the Output Power of PV Power Plants

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Clouds moving at a high speed in front of the Sun can cause step changes in the output power of photovoltaic (PV) power plants, which can lead to voltage fluctuations and stability problems in the connected electricity networks. These effects can be Continue reading

Towards the Internet of Smart Trains: A Review on Industrial IoT-Connected Railways

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Nowadays, the railway industry is in a position where it is able to exploit the opportunities created by the IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) and enabling communication technologies under the paradigm of Internet of Trains. This review details the Continue reading

Is the Internet-of-Things a Burden or a Leverage for the Human Condition?

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The very common Internet citizen has a very restricted autonomous capacity to move through the network which is becoming the everst retching milieu where our lives take place. At the same time, the capacity to manage relevant information from Continue reading

Automobile Control Systems: Transition from Controller Area Networks to Ethernets

Due to concerns about the negative impacts of powering vehicles using fossil fuel and the future availability of fossil fuel, there has been an increased focus on electric vehicles. However, current electric vehicle energy efficiency is Continue reading

RFID Emergency System for Tumble Detection of Solitary People

RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) system is a wireless system without any kinds of mechanical or optical connection between identifying and detected objects. It consists of two basic devices: a reader and tag. Recently with the development of the Continue reading

Energy Optimization Mechanism for Mobile Terminals using Vertical Handoff between WLAN and CDMA2000 Networks

This paper presents energy optimization mechanism for mobile terminals (MTs) using vertical handoff between Wireless LAN (WLAN) and CDMA2000 networks. Several techniques for optimizing the power consumption of MTs have been considered in literature. Some of these techniques could be used Continue reading

Analysis of Internal RF Interferences in Mobile

Nowadays, mobile phones have greater functionality; a camera, color LCD screen,wireless LAN, Bluetooth, IrDA and others. In the near future wider variety of new functionalities will be added, from high quality voice, high definition video to Continue reading

Classification of Ground Objects Using Laser Radar Data

Accurate 3D models of natural environments are important for many modelling and simulation applications, for both civilian and military purposes. When building 3D models from high resolution data acquired by Continue reading

Wireless Low Power Data Acquisition Device: Embedded Design and Application

Embedded systems are utilized in various modern-day applications in order to ease routine tasks that are otherwise demanding in manpower; an example of which is data sensing and acquisition. Modern sensor applications usually involve one or more embedded microcomputer systems with Continue reading