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An IoT Environmental and Motion Assistance System for the Smart Mobility Context

Dragoș Sebastian CRISTEA1, Silviu Florin PETRACHE2, Felix Jesus VILLANUEVA3,
Carmen Cătălina RUSU4*, Renato Luigi MISTODIE4, Xiaoshuan ZHANG5,
Daniela ȘARPE1, Magdalena TUREK6

1 University Dunărea de Jos, Faculty of Economics Science, Galați, Romania
dragoscristea@yahoo.com, daniela.ancuta.sarpe@gmail.com
2 University Politehnica of Bucharest, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics, Romania
silviupsf@yahoo.com
3 University of Castilla-La Mancha, Ciudad Real, Spain
felix.villanueva@uclm.es
4 University Dunărea de Jos, Faculty of Engineering, Galați, Romania
carmen.rusu@ugal.ro (*Corresponding author), luigi.mistodie@ugal.ro
5 China Agricultural University, College of Economics and Management, Beijing, China
zhxshuan@cau.edu.cn
6 University Dunărea de Jos, Faculty of Engineering and Agronomy, Brăila, Romania
magdalena.turek@ugal.ro

Abstract: Currently, even in the actual socio-technological context, characterized by connectivity and easy data acquisition, there is a lack of holistic platforms built for managing heterogeneous vehicle data integration into intelligent transportation systems. This paper presents the development of an innovative smart assistant platform for the smart mobility context inside smart cities, based on a prototype of a portable device able to acquire and communicate environmental and pollution parameters together with mobility/drive information. The smart assistant platform was developed to assist public authorities, business and casual users, in various transportation/mobility scenarios, enhancing their level of comfort, safety and environmental awareness. The presented platform is able to integrate data provided by third-party systems through a custom developed software library. It offers visualization and management tools, allowing the development of worldwide distributed sensor networks based on an open data access API for externalizing public sensor data.

Keywords: Smart city, Smart mobility, IoT, Environment, Sustainable transportation, Environmental awareness.

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Dragoș Sebastian CRISTEA, Silviu Florin PETRACHE, Felix Jesus VILLANUEVA, Carmen Cătălina RUSU, Renato Luigi MISTODIE, Xiaoshuan ZHANG, Daniela ȘARPE, Magdalena TUREK, An IoT Environmental and Motion Assistance System for the Smart Mobility Context, Studies in Informatics and Control, ISSN 1220-1766, vol. 29(4), pp. 433-443, 2020. https://doi.org/10.24846/v29i4y202005