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An Smart City Plataform based on Internet of Things

Grant number: 12/10157-1
Support type:Regular Research Grants
Duration: October 01, 2012 - September 30, 2014
Field of knowledge:Physical Sciences and Mathematics - Computer Science - Computer Systems
Principal researcher:Alexandre Alvaro
Grantee:Alexandre Alvaro
Home Institution: Centro de Ciências e Tecnologias para a Sustentabilidade (CCTS). Universidade Federal de São Carlos (UFSCAR). Sorocaba , SP, Brazil
Assoc. researchers:Fabio Luciano Verdi ; Kiev Santos da Gama ; Luciana Aparecida Martinez Zaina ; Vinicius Cardoso Garcia

Abstract

Nowadays ICT (Information and Communication Technology) are applied to solve the main common issues that cities all over the world are dealing with, such as transportation, public safety, energy, healthcare, education, water, catastrophe, and so on. The junction with the technology infrastructure and services of a city makes it gradually a Smart City. These emerging technologies, the Internet and an array of sensors that transforms objects of day-to-day into smart objects, enabling the Internet of Things to assist in the process that cities becoming more intelligent. Thought the Internet of Things, the smart cities are becoming more viable. So, this project will investigate, propose, develop and validate a platform to assist in this direction. (AU)

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