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Circulino: An IoT Solution Applied in the University Transport Service

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Smart bus monitoring systems are used to provide real-time information about vehicles such as location, arrivals, average speed, journey time, and so on. These systems add values to the transportation service and bring benefits to both users and managers. This paper presents Circulino, an IoT solution for monitoring a University campus public transportation system. This solution was developed within the University’s Smart Campus project and includes collecting geolocation data from the public transportation vehicles and generating useful information for the university community. The solution developed provides information that allows service managers to automatically monitor in real time the bus schedule accomplishment. In addition, the IoT Circulino solution allows the university community to monitor in real time the bus arrival at a specific bus stop, and other information that aid in planning the use of the transportation system. The solution implements the smart mobility concept and can be used in smart cities as well.


  • Vehicular monitoring
  • SIM808
  • Arduino
  • Smart campus
  • Smart cities
  • Smart mobility

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This work has been supported by Unicamp Smart Campus project partners.

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Barbosa, R.A., Sousa, R.P., Oliveira, F.A., Oliveira, H.C., Luz, P.D.G., Manera, L.T. (2019). Circulino: An IoT Solution Applied in the University Transport Service. In: Iano, Y., Arthur, R., Saotome, O., Vieira Estrela, V., Loschi, H. (eds) Proceedings of the 4th Brazilian Technology Symposium (BTSym'18). BTSym 2018. Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies, vol 140. Springer, Cham.

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