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Vol. 173, Issue 6, June 2014, pp. 177-188




The Design and Implementation of Smart Monitoring System for Large-Scale Railway Maintenance Equipment Cab Based on ZigBee Wireless Sensor Network

Hairui Wang, * Junfu Yu

Information and Automation Building, Kunming University of Science and Technology, Chenggong District, Kunming, Yunnan Province, China
* Tel.: 13888385529

 E-mail: hrwang88@163.com, * milady987@163.com


Received: 12 May 2014 /Accepted: 12 June 2014 /Published: 30 June 2014

Digital Sensors and Sensor Sysstems


Abstract: In recent years, organizations use IEEE 802.15.4 and ZigBee technology to deliver solution in variety areas including home environment monitoring. ZigBee technology has advantages on low-cost, low power consumption and self-forming. With the rapid expansion of the Internet, there is the requirement for remote monitoring large-scale railway maintenance equipment cab. This paper discusses the disadvantages of the existing smart monitoring system, and proposes a solution. A ZigBee wireless sensor network smart monitoring system and Wi-Fi network is integrated through a home gateway to increase the system flexibility. At the same time the home gateway cooperated with a pre- processing system provide a flexible user interface, and the security and safety of the smart monitoring system. To testify the efficiency of the proposed system, the temperature and humidity sensors and light sensors have developed and evaluated in the smart monitoring system.


Keywords: Smart monitoring System, ZigBee wireless sensor network, Wi-Fi, Home gateway, Pre-processing system.


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