Design of Fog-Based Warehouse Environment Monitoring System
This paper focuses on the application of fog computing in the warehouse environment monitoring field to improve the performance of traditional warehouse environment monitoring systems (WEMS) generally based on the Internet of Things (IoT). For IoT-based WEMS have some flaws in the aspect of security, stability and reliability, as well as real-time processing of transactions, we propose a new architecture for WEMS based on fog computing, and designs the hierarchical model and main functions of the system. In particular, we put forward the solutions of distributed data processing and service provisioning based on fog nodes, which are key issues that influence the application of fog computing in warehouse environment monitoring. Finally, we evaluate the reliability and efficiency of the system based on a physical test platform, and the results show that fog computing can alleviate existing problems in traditional systems greatly.
KeywordsWarehouse environment monitoring Intelligent system design Fog computing Distributed intelligence
The research leading to these results has received funding from Wuhan Technology and Business University according to the project of the special funding assignment No. S2018003.
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