Reliability Evaluation Metrics for Internet of Things, Car Tracking System: A Review

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Michael Onuoha Thomas 1,* Babak Bashari Rad 1

1. Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU), Technology Park Malaysia, Bukit Jalil, 57000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

* Corresponding author.


Received: 3 Apr. 2016 / Revised: 11 Aug. 2016 / Accepted: 5 Oct. 2016 / Published: 8 Feb. 2017

Index Terms

Internet of things, reliability engineering, car tracking system, standards, quality


As technology continues to advance, the need to create benchmark or standards for systems becomes a necessity so as to ensure that these new advanced systems functions at its maximum capacity over a long period of time without any failure, fault or errors occurring. The internet of things technology promises a broad range of exciting products and services, with car tracking technology as part of the broad range of technological concept under the internet of things paradigm. The car tracking technology involves deploying some basic internet of things components into the tracking of important transportation component; the basic principle behind any technological concept involves delivery of high quality product that conforms to specifications. In this paper, the concept and technological description about the internet of things is discussed with emphasis on the principal functional component, this is to enable a broaden conceptualization about car tracking technology because it needs to function correctly, at all time. The concept of reliability engineering is also discussed in respect to an important quality factor, which entails that systems must function correctly without fault, failure or errors, it provides benchmark, principles, or standards in which the internet of things system must possess for an increased quality assurance.

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Michael Onuoha Thomas, Babak Bashari Rad, "Reliability Evaluation Metrics for Internet of Things, Car Tracking System: A Review", International Journal of Information Technology and Computer Science(IJITCS), Vol.9, No.2, pp.1-10, 2017. DOI:10.5815/ijitcs.2017.02.01


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