International Journal of Information Engineering and Electronic Business(IJIEEB)

ISSN: 2074-9023 (Print), ISSN: 2074-9031 (Online)

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IJIEEB Vol.11, No.6, Nov. 2019

Sensing as a Service: Vision, Practices and Architecture

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Maha Arooj, Muhammad Asif

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Smart city;Cyber-physical systems;Ubiquitous sensing;Smart environment; IoT Security


The Internet of Things (IoT) is becoming pervasive and immersive due to the recent advancements in communication and sensing technologies. The proliferation of smart devices and their sensing capabilities has opened new opportunities and business models. The billions of connected sensing devices are generating enormous amount of data. The sensing as a service concept has the potential to provide a wide variety of services to citizens, companies and public administrations. This paper presents a sensing as service vision for IoT in different domains such as agriculture, waste management, supply chain, traffic management and others. Moreover, different applications of sensing as service model is analyzed and discussed in detail.  In this paper, we specifically propose a service oriented sensing as service architecture to realize the vision of sensing as a service. The proposed service oriented architecture has the potential to address the challenges of heterogeneity, integration and interoperability of a sensing as service concept and can open new business opportunities.

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Maha Arooj, Muhammad Asif, " Sensing as a Service: Vision, Practices and Architecture", International Journal of Information Engineering and Electronic Business(IJIEEB), Vol.11, No.6, pp. 37-43, 2019. DOI: 10.5815/ijieeb.2019.06.06


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