Smart Sensor Networking and Green Technologies in Urban Areas

  • Anandakumar Haldorai
  • Arulmurugan Ramu
  • Suriya Murugan
Part of the Urban Computing book series (UC)


The development trend of urbanization is growing at an exponential rate globally. Considering the shift of more citizens towards cities, urban centers around the world are rapidly enhancing their infrastructure considering their tight budget. Due to wireless technologies becoming fundamentally advanced, the spread of smart application is evident across the world. Smart sensor networks, which are the wireless sensor networks (WSNs), have developed a dynamic and flexible facet deployed in various forms of environments like suburban, rural, and urban areas. Every application instances are dissimilar from others, consequently smart sensors resolutions for every application need to be innovative and adaptive. Although the various benefits of the smart sensor are improving our general public, it ought to be reminded that they also devour vitality, embrace harmful contamination, including the E-wastes. Resultantly, more weight is subjected on the current global situation and the intelligent urban world. Fundamentally, this is purposed to stimulate the merits of intelligent sensors and lessen its harmfulness since there is a critical need for the world to develop green sensor networks. Green smart sensors are considered as the future aspect of intelligent sensors, whereby intelligent sensors, machine, and the web enhance vigor production and elimination of carbon emissions. Smart sensor deployment in an urban situation by considering the green energy challenges is interpreted as the linchpin in this chapter.


Smart sensors ICT Green computing Wireless sensor networks Urban computing 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringSri Eshwar College of EngineeringCoimbatoreIndia
  2. 2.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringPresidency UniversityYelahanka, BengaluruIndia
  3. 3.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringKPR Institute of Engineering and TechnologyCoimbatoreIndia

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