WSNs in FIWARE – Towards the Development of People-Centric Applications

  • Ngombo ArmandoEmail author
  • Duarte Raposo
  • Marcelo Fernandes
  • André Rodrigues
  • Jorge Sá Silva
  • Fernando Boavida
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 722)


Wireless Sensors Networks (WSNs) form the founding block of the Internet of Things (IoT) Sensing Layer. In IoT scenarios, programmers will make the most of IoT if they focus on the development of context-aware applications rather than managing low-level aspects of the network they run on. To this end, providing harmonized data models eases the development of applications. Focusing on crossbow-micaZ sensors, we present an approach to integrate a heterogeneous WSN platform into FIWARE, towards the development of people-centric applications.


WSN FIWARE micaZ Heterogeneity People-IoT interactions Context-aware application 



The work presented in this paper was partly carried out in the scope of the SOCIALITE Project (PTDC/EEI-SCR/2072/2014), co-financed by COMPETE 2020, Portugal 2020 - Operational Program for Competitiveness and Internationalization (POCI), European Union’s ERDF (European Regional Development Fund), and the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ngombo Armando
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Duarte Raposo
    • 1
  • Marcelo Fernandes
    • 1
  • André Rodrigues
    • 1
    • 3
  • Jorge Sá Silva
    • 1
  • Fernando Boavida
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre for Informatics and Systems of the University of Coimbra (CISUC)University of CoimbraCoimbraPortugal
  2. 2.Escola Superior Politécnica do UígeUniversidade Kimpa VitaUígeAngola
  3. 3.ISCACPolytechnic Institute of CoimbraCoimbraPortugal

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