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Real-Time Urban Weather Observations for Urban Air Mobility

Kevin A. Adkins, Mustafa Akbas, Marc Compere
2020 International Journal of Aviation, Aeronautics, and Aerospace  
S and ADS-B transponder signals crowdsourced from over 15 billion transponder messages.  ...  Using a low-cost, massproducible iPhone add-on, the Spectropolarimeter for Planetary Exploration (SPEX) for iPhone (iSPEX), Snik et al. (2014) formed an atmospheric measurement network that permitted  ... 
doi:10.15394/ijaaa.2020.1540 fatcat:4uaalugmu5h7rndfyh2e42mkue

A Validation Assessment of THUNDER 6.5's Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Module

Francine N. Nelson, Gregory A. McIntyre
2000 Military Operations Research  
A validation assessment of THUNDER 6.5's Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) module is accomplished using formulational and experimental validation techniques.  ...  This comparison provides an overview of the process, an understanding of the level of aggregation within THUNDER, insight into possible problem areas in THUNDER, and a basis for improving THUNDER ISR processes  ...  Because of the need for more reconnaissance aircraft, one squadron each of High-Altitude Endurance UAVs, U-2s, and RC-135s was added.  ... 
doi:10.5711/morj.5.1.55 fatcat:rjarxz3n4fbgjia3wnhbbviv2e

Smart Electric Sensing in Infrastructure

2020 International journal of recent technology and engineering  
Over $13,000,000 cost is incurred annually for the testing and maintenance of the electronic boxes in aircraft.  ...  The transistor has emitter, base and collector. The base is connected to the circuit and the collector is grounded. The emitter of the transistor is connected to the -12v from the supply.  ... 
doi:10.35940/ijrte.f9023.038620 fatcat:t4brv2iveffmnad7gzjtowmhza

Managing and eradicating wildlife tuberculosis in New Zealand

B Warburton, P Livingstone
2015 New Zealand Veterinary Journal  
The strategies for managing TB in New Zealand wildlife now operate on four major principles: firstly a target threshold for possum population reduction is defined and set, secondly an objective methodology  ...  is applied for assessing whether target reductions have been achieved, thirdly effective control tools for achieving possum population reductions are used, and fourthly the necessary legislative support  ...  Acknowledgements We thank Louise Cook for supplying data on contractor costs and effectiveness, Graham Nugent for guidance and direction in earlier drafts, Nick Hancox for valuable insight and contribution  ... 
doi:10.1080/00480169.2014.981315 pmid:25582863 pmcid:PMC4566899 fatcat:f62l2erdffh4lfltwh5zyguhae

Unmanned aerial vehicle for internet of everything: Opportunities and challenges

Yalin Liu, Hong-Ning Dai, Qubeijian Wang, Mahendra K. Shukla, Muhammad Imran
2020 Computer Communications  
Recently, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) have attracted significant attentions attributed to their high mobility, low cost, and flexible deployment.  ...  Additionally, low hardware cost is also a major concern for communication equipment suppliers.  ...  Hence, it can perform flexible and low-cost peer-to-peer communications.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.comcom.2020.03.017 fatcat:jfzpmaarlbgkrmmh4edx72b6om

Involvement of Surveillance Drones in Smart Cities: A Systematic Review

Adel Gohari, Anuar Bin Ahmad, Ruzairi Bin Abdul Rahim, A. S. M. Supa'at, Shukor Abd Razak, Mohammed Salih Mohammed Gismalla
2022 IEEE Access  
We conducted this systematic review based on the preferred reporting items for systematic reviews and meta-analyzes (PRISMA) guidelines.  ...  We systematically searched the Web of Science and Scopus for journal articles and conference papers written in English and published up to August 2021.  ...  The proposed system could accomplish the task with low power consumption and high precision. B.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2022.3177904 fatcat:dbfgitg3cze4pb3w32vc4hxabm

Flight Planning Optimization of Multiple UAVs for Internet of Things

Lucas Rodrigues, André Riker, Maria Ribeiro, Cristiano Both, Filipe Sousa, Waldir Moreira, Kleber Cardoso, Antonio Oliveira-Jr
2021 Sensors  
We have proposed a model for only one aircraft, as well as for multiple ones.  ...  This article presents an approach to autonomous flight planning of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)-Drones as data collectors to the Internet of Things (IoT).  ...  [28] exploited data collector mobility to mitigate the power consumption of stationary nodes and enable sparse deployments at the cost of additional data latency.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21227735 pmid:34833810 pmcid:PMC8618574 fatcat:ogjj4qqsh5e4phuvcp4kmcxy3e

Broadband communications via high-altitude platforms: a survey

S. Karapantazis, F. Pavlidou
2005 IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials  
HAPs can be considered as a novel solution for providing telecommunications services.  ...  Finally, the survey concludes with the types of applications that HAPs are suitable for, in addition to some related projects.  ...  Adding batteries, such as lithium-ion at about 110 Whr/kg, makes for a very large (and expensive) HAP. Several projects have addressed the design of solar-powered long-endurance aircraft.  ... 
doi:10.1109/comst.2005.1423332 fatcat:womevlu6lzhtzhxyx5zxht2anq

Emerging Markets for RFID Traces [article]

Matthias Bauer and Benjamin Fabian and Matthias Fischmann and Seda Gürses
2006 arXiv   pre-print
Our paper addresses the value and the production cost of information that can be gathered by observing these tags over time and different locations.  ...  RFID tags are held to become ubiquitous in logistics in the near future, and item-level tagging will pave the way for Ubiquitous Computing, for example in application fields like smart homes.  ...  We would like to thank Steffan Baron, Bettina Berendt, Holger Gerhardt, Michael Klafft, Sushmita Swaminathan, and the anonymous reviewers of the WEIS'06 workshop for valuable comments on earlier versions  ... 
arXiv:cs/0606018v1 fatcat:zc7ertnti5cd5gnarvjb2oujpy

Wildfire early warning system based on wireless sensors and unmanned aerial vehicle

Songsheng Li
2018 Journal of Unmanned Vehicle Systems  
Bluetooth 10 Low Energy (BLE) is employed to exchange data between UAV and the host of sensors.  ...  The application 13 of this system in the environment will enhance the ability of wildfire prediction for the 14 community. 15  ...  Ob-29 servation points (OP) are distributed in the forest with a BLE data collector (BLEDC), their locations 30 are marked during installation.  ... 
doi:10.1139/juvs-2018-0022 fatcat:e4ywlignnje2hejsfm2y6o7cg4

A Particle Filtering Approach for Fault Detection and Isolation of UAV IMU Sensors: Design, Implementation and Sensitivity Analysis

Egidio D'Amato, Vito Antonio Nardi, Immacolata Notaro, Valerio Scordamaglia
2021 Sensors  
This paper proposes an FDI algorithm for low-cost multi-rotor drones equipped with duplex sensor architecture.  ...  The algorithm has been implemented on a low-cost embedded platform based on a Raspberry Pi board.  ...  be used on low-cost unmanned aircraft, with an increase in system reliability and without a significant change in the overall cost.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21093066 pmid:33924891 fatcat:a6iptn4sabdrvhuxid7viaxrhq

Acoustic Energy Harvesting in Nigeria: Prospects, Technical Problems and Socio-Economic Obstacles

Michael U. Onuu
2020 Journal of Energy Research and Reviews  
Lmax. and Wmax for aircraft were as high as 116 dB and 0.4 W, respectively, while those for industry and road traffic ranged from 104.0 dB-131.0 dB and 67.5 dB-85.6 dB corresponding to 0.025 W-12.59 W  ...  ) analyzer (B & K 2121) to obtain noise levels and indices.  ...  Table 5 shows data for aircraft noise.  ... 
doi:10.9734/jenrr/2020/v5i130139 fatcat:hvw2dz74hndf3iicfvbhpr7udq

Non-Terrestrial Networks-Enabled Internet of Things: UAV-Centric Architectures, Applications, and Open Issues

Jun Li, Rahim Kacimi, Tianyi Liu, Xiaoyan Ma, Riadh Dhaou
2022 Drones  
These insights may serve as motivations and guidelines for future designs of UAV-enabled WSNs.  ...  Although Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)-aided wireless sensor networks (WSNs) have gained many applications, it is not for long that research works have been produced to define effective algorithms and  ...  The applicability of those distributed schemes raises energy optimization needs when it is a matter of things with low-power.  ... 
doi:10.3390/drones6040095 fatcat:gwpqdolj3fgnhfpl4j255tnqs4

Emerging Technologies to Conserve Biodiversity

Stuart L. Pimm, Sky Alibhai, Richard Bergl, Alex Dehgan, Chandra Giri, Zoë Jewell, Lucas Joppa, Roland Kays, Scott Loarie
2015 Trends in Ecology & Evolution  
For example, improving technologies alone cannot prevent poaching: solutions require providing appropriate tools to the right people.  ...  to manned aircraft surveillance or satellite images.  ...  Conservation systems could employ multiple aircraft in a 'swarm' (e.g., [36] ), where centrally controlled aircraft communicate and coordinate with each other to maximize surveillance.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.tree.2015.08.008 pmid:26437636 fatcat:4m66aitjsvd45fauowofpfkrnm

Macroelectronics: Perspectives on Technology and Applications

R.H. Reuss, B.R. Chalamala, A. Moussessian, M.G. Kane, A. Kumar, D.C. Zhang, J.A. Rogers, M. Hatalis, D. Temple, G. Moddel, B.J. Eliasson, M.J. Estes (+12 others)
2005 Proceedings of the IEEE  
Flexible, large area electronics-macroelectronics-using amorphous silicon, low-temperature polysilicon, or various organic and inorganic nanocrystalline semiconductor materials is beginning to show great  ...  Van Buren at JPL for the discussions on applications of macroelectronics to space-based optical systems and E. Brandon from JPL for Fig. 7 .  ...  For example, a cost assessment for microelectronics and macroelectronics for large area applications shown in Fig. 4 , summarizes the cost differential between the solutions for a distributed electronic  ... 
doi:10.1109/jproc.2005.851237 fatcat:5fobuo3nr5c3vmuur3cnkjcxci
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