Sensing as a Service: An Architecture Proposal for Big Data Environments in Smart Cities

  • Diego ValdeolmillosEmail author
  • Yeray MezquitaEmail author
  • Alberto R. LudeiroEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1006)


This paper proposes an architecture capable of responding to the acquisition, processing and storage of information using as reference data of the Smart City, for this purpose it will suggest the use of certain technologies to be used together to meet the needs of a Smart City. A new Cloud Computing paradigm will be used, Sensing as a Service increasing the amount of data recovered and processed to add more value to the system. It proposes the creation of an open, flexible, extensible and self-adaptive architecture in a Big Data environment, capable of providing the acquisition and processing of large volumes of information while maintaining reliability and availability, as well as allowing easy adaptation in terms of scalability.


Smart City Big Data Sensing as a Service 



This research has been partially supported by the European Regional Development Fund (FEDER) within the framework of the Interreg program V-A Spain-Portugal 2014–2020 (PocTep) under the IOTEC project grant 0123 IOTEC 3 E. The research of Yeray Mezquita is supported by the pre-doctoral fellowship from the University of Salamanca and Banco Santander.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.BISITE Research GroupUniversity of SalamancaSalamancaSpain

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