To really understand the Internet of Things (IoT) requires application, implementation, and execution in the real world. IEEE IoT recently launched a program to provide the IoT community an interactive platform on which to engage with use cases, service descriptions, business models, and reference implementations that will be key to developing a vibrant IoT industry. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to contribute to the IoT cause, as well as get excellent exposure for your projects and ideas.
- Energy, environment
Since installing a range of new sensors on the company's windfarms, maintenance has become much easier for Richard. There are a number of problems facing wind farms: Control, variable power production, maintenance, etc. The role of capillary the newly installed M2M networks is mainly for monitoring and control. A set of spatially distributed wireless sensor nodes (on the order of the number of turbines) are now deployed in the wind farm. Sensor nodes will take measurements of the flow and speed of the wind. Sensors observations will be periodically reported to a centralized device which will make actions in order to control the wind turbines and improve power efficiency (e.g. to determine the correct blade rotation for each turbine), making it much easier for Richard to monitor the status of the windmills.