An Energy Sustainable CPS/IoT Ecosystem

Published by Unai Muñoz on

This paper provides a short overview on methods and technologies necessary to build smart and sustainable Internet-of-Things (IoT). It observes IoT systems in a close relation with data centered intelligence and its application in cyber-physical systems. With the current rate of growth IoT devices and supporting CPS infrastructure will reach extremely high numbers in less than a decade. This will create an enormous overhead on world’s supply of electrical energy. In this paper, we propose a model extension for estimation of energy consumption by IoT devices in next decade. The paper gives a definition of CPS/IoT Ecosystem as a mutually codependent heterogeneous multidisciplinary structure. Further we explore a set of methods to reduce energy consumption and make CPS/IoT Ecosystem sustainable by design. As a case study we propose energy harvesting sensor node implemented as a wildfire early detection system.


Authors: Haris Isakovic, Edgar Azpiazu Crespo, Radu Grosu

Title of the source: Science and Technologies for Smart Cities – 6th EAI International Conference, SmartCity360°

Publisher:  Springer

Relevant pages: 305-322

Year: 2020

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