A New Software Library for Mobile Sensing Using FIWARE Technologies

  • Alicia MartinezEmail author
  • Hugo Estrada
  • Fernando Ramírez
  • Miguel Gonzalez
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11289)


Current concept of Next Generation of Internet brings new technologies to the common life of people, such as Internet of Things, Cloud Computing or Big Data. In this new context, smartphones are considered one of the most relevant devices to produce information about the users and their environment. The smartphones are a basic technology for applications for mobility, health, of security. At present, several platforms have been proposed, which consider the development of Future Internet applications, such as the case of FIWARE, RAMI or IDS. However, no generic modules can be found to perform the sensing of data context information from smartphones. In this paper, we present a software library to collect context data from different sensors of smartphones and also, it permits to send that data to the FIWARE Cloud using standard protocols. This new library enables programmers to produce novel applications using the concept of human-as-a-sensor using smartphones.


NGSI library Generic module FIWARE Internet of Things 



This research work has been partially funded by European Commission and CONACYT, through the SmartSDK project.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alicia Martinez
    • 1
    Email author
  • Hugo Estrada
    • 2
  • Fernando Ramírez
    • 1
  • Miguel Gonzalez
    • 3
  1. 1.Computer Science DepartmentTECNM/CENIDETCuernavacaMexico
  2. 2.Innovation DepartmentINFOTECMexico CityMexico
  3. 3.Computer Science DepartamentITESM Mexico’s StateCiudad López MateosMexico

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