Can Be Applied for Bluetooth Low Energy to i-construction? : Characterization of BLE on Excavator

Hamamoto, Ryo and Endo, Kazuomi and Tanaka, Hiroki and Yamashita, Koichi and Kagoshima, Masayuki and Togo, Hiroshi and Mizukoshi, Kouta and Kawaguchi, Hidenaga and Kishino, Yuta (2020) Can Be Applied for Bluetooth Low Energy to i-construction? : Characterization of BLE on Excavator. EAI Endorsed Transactions on Internet of Things, 6 (23): e3. ISSN 2414-1399

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The Government of Japan has declared that construction sites must implement i-construction, in which information communication technology (ICT) is used to improve construction site productivity and throughput. Examples of i-construction include remote and automatic control systems for construction machinery, for which wireless communication is generally required; however, the wireless characteristics that must be considered in i-construction remain unclear. To clarify these characteristics, Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) beacon module is implemented for construction machines, and we investigate its communication characteristics. We focussed on two evaluations: characterisation of the BLE unit module and its feasibility in i-construction. Experimental results were used to characterise BLE communication in a residential area and construction site. In the latter, BLE beacon module communication was possible between a sender located in an excavator attachment and a receiver in its cabin.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Excavator, i-construction, Bluetooth, Wireless communication, Internet of Things
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Depositing User: EAI Editor II.
Date Deposited: 22 Oct 2020 12:33
Last Modified: 22 Oct 2020 12:33

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