Innovation Labs

IoT & Smart cities labs

The lab includes

  •  IoT sensors, actuators and industrial sensors 
  • Controllers kits based on different platforms 
  • Wireless modules (WiFi, BT, X-bee, 3G/4G, GPS, RFID) 
  • Smart meters, clamps, and bulbs, 
  • Gateways, 
  • Development boards, platforms, debuggers
  • FPGA kits for digital IP cores 
  • Cloud server services, 
  • Analytics and management platforms 
  • Electronics measurement, testing and signal generators equipment and basic electronic components as well. 
  • The Lab also displays various demos as showcases for IoT and Smart City applications.

IoT applications and potential Implementation devices

  • Smart City
    • Smart Traffic. (Parking systems - Traffic monitoring & control - Bike sharing - Smart bus lanes)
  • Traffic monitoring and smart bus lanes are very heavy AI demanding tasks since they demand multiple live video feeds processing applications and traffic monitoring. Devices that could be used to implement those demanding tasks are:
    • NVIDIA Jetson Development Kit.
    • Parallella Development Board.
    • DLP LightCrafter 9000.
  • For the Control aspect of the parking and bike sharing managing systems, highly responsive and active physical devices could be implemented with high responsive signals and data acquiring cards. Such powerful devices demands can be found within the following list:
    • Schneider TM221CE16R.
    • MICROLOGIX 1200 PLC.
  • Also a huge aspect of such a system to be implemented is the highly demand for big data transfer with high speeds and minimum data loss. Such application demands the integration of network gateways and internet-capable devices such as:
    • Gigabyte Brix.
    • Dell Edge.
    • Cisco 1941 Series.
    • ReliaGATE 20-25.
    • HP Edgeline.
    • Smart Grid. (Smart energy - Smart meters – Smart appliances), Utilities, Lighting, Environmental Monitoring, Public Safety, Electric Vehicle Charging.
  • To implement such tasks, many on board embedded and sensory devices might be needed for power tracking and smart power management with maximum efficiency and safety. Such applications can be implemented by utilizing the huge capabilities of the following list:
    • Arduino Uno / Nano / Yun.
    • Arm Nucleo Embedded Board.
    • ARM LinkIt ONE.
    • Espruino Eval Kit.
    • BeagleBone Black Rev C.
    • Onion Omega2+ IoT Computer.
    • Udoo NEO Full + Accessories kit.
    • Particle (Spark).
    • RIoTBoard.
    • Raspberry Pi 3 + Accessories kit.
    • The Grove* IoT Commercial Developer Kit.
    • Waspmote Gas Sensors Kit.
    • Digital Power Meter.
    • Qwiic UV Sensor.
    • DLVR (Pressure Sensor).
    • Smart Water Ions.
    • Waspmote Smart Cities PRO Sensor Kit.
    • Ultrasonic.
    • Humidity Sensor.
    • MLX90614 IR Thermometer.
    • LPG Gas Sensor (MQ-6).
    • Etape Water Level Sensor.
    • SparkFun Soil Moisture Sensor.
    • ISL29125 Light Sensor.
    • APDS9960 Ambient Light Sensor.
  • A huge aspect of such a system to be implemented is the highly demanded for big data transfer with high speeds and minimum data loss. Such application demands the integration of network gateways and internet capable devices such as:
    • Gigabyte Brix.
    • Dell Edge.
    • Cisco 1941 Series.
    • ReliaGATE 20-25.
    • HP Edgeline.
  • Also to insure the wireless connectivity aspect of these embedded devices and sensors on the local scale in a centralized or decentralized manner, the following devices could be used: 
    • NRF24L01.
    • Adafruit ESP8266 Breakout.
    • XBee Pro.
    • Dragino LoRa/GPS Shield For Arduino.
    • Adafruit FONA 3G Cellular + GPS Breakout.
    • SIM5215E 3G Module.
    • 4G + GPS Shield for Arduino – LE910.
    • SIM5215E (3G/GPRS shield for Arduino).
    • TESSEL RFID MODULE.
  • Connected Industry:
    • Smart Factory (Automation – Equipment monitoring – Remote control of connected machinery), Asset Monitoring.
  • For the Control aspect of the Factory managing systems and the implementation of sophisticated RPA systems, highly responsive and active physical devices could be implemented with high responsive signals and data acquiring cards. Such powerful devices demands can be found within the following list:
    • Schneider TM221CE16R.
    • MICROLOGIX 1200 PLC.
  • Connected Building:
    • Energy Management, Building Automation, Building Security, HVAC / Heating / Cooling.
  • To implement such tasks, many on board embedded and sensory devices might be needed for power tracking and smart power management with maximum efficiency and safety. Such applications can be implemented by utilizing the huge capabilities of the following list:
    • Arduino Uno / Nano / Yun.
    • Arm Nucleo Embedded Board.
    • ARM LinkIt ONE.
    • Espruino Eval Kit.
    • BeagleBone Black Rev C.
    • Onion Omega2+ IoT Computer.
    • Udoo NEO Full + Accessories kit.
    • Particle (Spark).
    • RIoTBoard.
    • Raspberry Pi 3 + Accessories kit.
    • The Grove* IoT Commercial Developer Kit.
    • Waspmote Gas Sensors Kit.
    • Digital Power Meter.
    • Qwiic UV Sensor.
    • DLVR (Pressure Sensor).
    • Smart Water Ions.
    • Waspmote Smart Cities PRO Sensor Kit.
    • Ultrasonic.
    • Humidity Sensor.
    • MLX90614 IR Thermometer.
    • LPG Gas Sensor (MQ-6).
    • Etape Water Level Sensor.
    • SparkFun Soil Moisture Sensor.
    • ISL29125 Light Sensor.
    • APDS9960 Ambient Light Sensor.
  • For the Control aspect of the HVAC Systems, highly responsive and active physical devices could be implemented with high responsive signals and data acquiring cards. Such powerful devices demands can be found within the following list:
    • Schneider TM221CE16R.
    • MICROLOGIX 1200 PLC.
  • Connected Cars:
    • Vehicle Diagnostics, Fleet Management. (Real time tracking – Remote control of vehicles).
  • Vehicle Diagnostics and Fleet Management. are very heavy AI demanding tasks since they demand multiple live video feeds processing applications and Vehicle sensors monitoring? Devices that could be used to implement those demanding tasks are:
    • NVIDIA Jetson Development Kit.
    • Parallella Development Board.
    • DLP LightCrafter 9000.
  • To implement Real time tracking and Remote control of vehicles, many on board embedded and sensory devices might be needed for power tracking and smart vehicle control management with maximum efficiency and safety. Such applications can be implemented by utilizing the huge capabilities of the following list:
    • Arduino Uno / Nano / Yun.
    • Arm Nucleo Embedded Board.
    • ARM LinkIt ONE.
    • Espruino Eval Kit.
    • BeagleBone Black Rev C.
    • Onion Omega2+ IoT Computer.
    • Udoo NEO Full + Accessories kit.
    • Particle (Spark).
    • RIoTBoard.
    • Raspberry Pi 3 + Accessories kit.
    • The Grove* IoT Commercial Developer Kit.
    • Waspmote Gas Sensors Kit.
    • Digital Power Meter.
    • Qwiic UV Sensor.
    • DLVR (Pressure Sensor).
    • Smart Water Ions.
    • Waspmote Smart Cities PRO Sensor Kit.
    • Ultrasonic.
    • Humidity Sensor.
    • MLX90614 IR Thermometer.
    • LPG Gas Sensor (MQ-6).
    • Etape Water Level Sensor.
    • SparkFun Soil Moisture Sensor.
    • ISL29125 Light Sensor.
    • APDS9960 Ambient Light Sensor.
  • Consumer Applications:
    • Wearables (Activity & Sleep trackers – Smart watches – Connected jewelry & accessories – Smart glasses – Clothing), Connected Pets, Connected Gardens / Leisure, Toys / Music / Gaming.
  • To implement smart wearable devices, many small scale on board embedded boards, sensory devices and wireless modules might be needed for connectivity, efficiency and accessibility of their many features. Such applications can be implemented by utilizing the huge capabilities of the following list:
    • ProtoSnap LilyPad Development Boards.
    • Onion Omega2.
    • Arduino Nano.
    • Conductive Threads.
    • ISL29125 Light Sensor.
    • Heart Rate Sensor.
    • IR Temperature Sensor.
    • Temperature Sensor.
    • APDS9960 Ambient Light Sensor.
    • NRF24L01.
    • Adafruit FONA 3G Cellular + GPS Breakout.
    • SIM5215E 3G Module.
    • 4G + GPS Shield for Arduino – LE910.
    • SIM5215E (3G/GPRS shield for Arduino).
    • TESSEL RFID MODULE.
    • LEDs.
    • speakers / microphones.
    • Accelerometer.
  • Connected Health:
    • Telehealth & Remote Patient Monitoring, Connected Medical Devices, Smart Hospital.
  • To implement Telehealth with Remote Patient Monitoring and Connected Medical Devices, many small scale on board embedded boards, sensory devices and wireless modules might be needed for connectivity, efficiency and accessibility of their many features. Such applications can be implemented by utilizing the huge capabilities of the following list:
    • ProtoSnap LilyPad Development Boards.
    • Onion Omega2.
    • Arduino Nano.
    • Conductive Threads.
    • ISL29125 Light Sensor.
    • Heart Rate Sensor.
    • IR Temperature Sensor.
    • Temperature Sensor.
    • APDS9960 Ambient Light Sensor.
    • NRF24L01.
    • Adafruit FONA 3G Cellular + GPS Breakout.
    • SIM5215E 3G Module.
    • 4G + GPS Shield for Arduino – LE910.
    • SIM5215E (3G/GPRS shield for Arduino).
    • TESSEL RFID MODULE.
    • LEDs.
    • speakers / microphones.
    • Accelerometer.
  • Also to insure the wireless connectivity aspect of these embedded devices and sensors on the local scale in a centralized or decentralized manner, the following devices could be used: 
    • NRF24L01.
    • Adafruit ESP8266 Breakout.
    • XBee Pro.
    • Dragino LoRa/GPS Shield for Arduino.
    • Adafruit FONA 3G Cellular + GPS Breakout.
    • SIM5215E 3G Module.
    • 4G + GPS Shield for Arduino – LE910.
    • SIM5215E (3G/GPRS shield for Arduino).
    • TESSEL RFID MODULE.
  • Smart Supply Chain:
    • Smart Logistics (Smart warehouses – Smart transportation management systems), Smart Marketing.
  • For the Control aspect of Smart logistics Systems, highly responsive and active physical devices could be implemented with high responsive signals and data acquiring cards. Such powerful devices demands can be found within the following list:
    • Schneider TM221CE16R.
    • MICROLOGIX 1200 PLC.
  • Also a huge aspect of such a system to be implemented is the highly demanded for big data transfer with high speeds and minimum data loss. Such application demands the integration of network gateways and internet capable devices such as:
    • Gigabyte Brix.
    • Dell Edge.
    • Cisco 1941 Series.
    • ReliaGATE 20-25.
    • HP Edgeline.
  • Smart Retail:
    • Smart Store, Connected Consumer, Smart Dressing Rooms.
  • To implement Smart Stores, Connected Consumers and Smart Dressing Rooms, many small scale on board embedded boards, sensory devices and wireless modules might be needed for connectivity, efficiency and accessibility of their many features. Such applications can be implemented by utilizing the huge capabilities of the following list:
    • ProtoSnap LilyPad Development Boards.
    • Onion Omega2.
    • Arduino Nano.
    • Conductive Threads.
    • ISL29125 Light Sensor.
    • Heart Rate Sensor.
    • IR Temperature Sensor.
    • Temperature Sensor.
    • APDS9960 Ambient Light Sensor.
    • NRF24L01.
    • Adafruit FONA 3G Cellular + GPS Breakout.
    • SIM5215E 3G Module.
    • 4G + GPS Shield for Arduino – LE910.
    • SIM5215E (3G/GPRS shield for Arduino).
    • TESSEL RFID MODULE.
    • LEDs.
    • speakers / microphones.
    • Accelerometer.
  • Smart Agriculture:
    • Connected Farms, Smart Green Houses, Climate Conditions Monitors.
  • To implement such tasks, many on board embedded and sensory devices might be needed for power tracking and smart power management with maximum efficiency and safety. Such applications can be implemented by utilizing the huge capabilities of the following list:
    • Arduino Uno / Nano / Yun.
    • Arm Nucleo Embedded Board.
    • ARM LinkIt ONE.
    • Espruino Eval Kit.
    • BeagleBone Black Rev C.
    • Onion Omega2+ IoT Computer.
    • Udoo NEO Full + Accessories kit.
    • Particle (Spark).
    • RIoTBoard.
    • Raspberry Pi 3 + Accessories kit.
    • The Grove* IoT Commercial Developer Kit.
    • Waspmote Gas Sensors Kit.
    • Digital Power Meter.
    • Qwiic UV Sensor.
    • DLVR (Pressure Sensor).
    • Smart Water Ions.
    • Waspmote Smart Cities PRO Sensor Kit.
    • Ultrasonic.
    • Humidity Sensor.
    • MLX90614 IR Thermometer.
    • LPG Gas Sensor (MQ-6).
    • Etape Water Level Sensor.
    • SparkFun Soil Moisture Sensor.
    • ISL29125 Light Sensor.
    • APDS9960 Ambient Light Sensor.
  • Also to insure the wireless connectivity aspect of these embedded devices and sensors on the local scale in a centralized or decentralized manner, the following devices could be used: 
    • NRF24L01.
    • Adafruit ESP8266 Breakout.
    • XBee Pro.
    • Dragino LoRa/GPS Shield for Arduino.
    • Adafruit FONA 3G Cellular + GPS Breakout.
    • SIM5215E 3G Module.
    • 4G + GPS Shield for Arduino – LE910.
    • SIM5215E (3G/GPRS shield for Arduino).
    • TESSEL RFID MODULE.

 


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