IMPAQT Miniaturized Underwater Acoustic Telemetry Platform: Transmitter Node System Design

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dc.contributor.author Jafarzadeh, Hamed
dc.contributor.author Belcastro, Marco
dc.contributor.author O'Flynn, Brendan
dc.date.accessioned 2021-01-12T11:54:09Z
dc.date.available 2021-01-12T11:54:09Z
dc.date.issued 2020-11-21
dc.identifier.citation Jafarzadeh, H., Belcastro, M. and O'Flynn, Brendan (2020) 'IMPAQT Miniaturized Underwater Acoustic Telemetry Platform: Transmitter Node System Design', SENSORCOMM 2020, The Fourteenth International Conference on Sensor Technologies and Applications Valencia, Spain, 21-25 November, pp. 34-37. isbn: 978-1-61208-819-8 en
dc.identifier.startpage 34 en
dc.identifier.endpage 37 en
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-61208-819-8
dc.identifier.issn 2308-4405
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/10896
dc.description.abstract The marine environment and its natural resources are an essential part of the geographical ecosystem and a great food source for humans. In recent years, terrestrial wireless sensor networks and Internet of Things (IoT) technologies have developed rapidly; however, due to the limitation of signal propagation in water, there is less development and advancement in the underwater sensors network domain. IMPAQT is a European research project aiming at the development of the technologies and methods to promote and support inland, coastal zone and offshore Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture (IMTA) sites. As part of the IMPAQT project, a novel underwater acoustic telemetry platform has been proposed and is under development, to provide a method to collect and transmit sensors data underwater. The proposed platform architecture consists of several ultrasonic transmitter sensor nodes and a gateway buoy as a data aggregator interface. Transmitter nodes will collect and log underwater sensor data and transmit it at regular intervals to the gateway buoy and the gateway buoy will send the collected data to a data management system using a Long Range (LoRa) communication link. The IMPAQT Transmitter node has an integrated accelerometer sensor, a temperature sensor, and a pressure sensor onboard. There is also an Infrared Data Association protocol (IrDA) interface that can be used to attach any external auxiliary sensor module to the transmitter node and configure the transmitter node to collect the external module’s data. The current version of the transmitter node under development can be attached to seaweed, or it can be used as a floating sensor node in the water and due to its small size and weight design it almost has no impact on the working environment. In this paper, the background of the miniaturized underwater sensors is studied, and design method of the transmitter node is discussed. Future work will focus on the test and deployment of the transmitter and gateway in marine deployments. en
dc.description.sponsorship Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) - co-funded under the European Regional Development Fund (Grant Number 16/RC/3835 – VISTAMILK and 13/RC/2077 - CONNECT) en
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher ThinkMind (TM) en
dc.relation.uri http://www.thinkmind.org/index.php?view=article&articleid=sensorcomm_2020_1_60_10031
dc.rights © IARIA, 2020 en
dc.subject Biotelemetry en
dc.subject Underwater communication en
dc.subject Underwater sensors network en
dc.subject Underwater sensor node en
dc.title IMPAQT Miniaturized Underwater Acoustic Telemetry Platform: Transmitter Node System Design en
dc.type Conference item en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Hamed Jafarzadeh, Tyndall Microsystems, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: hamed.jafarzadeh@tyndall.ie en
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dc.date.updated 2021-01-12T11:41:33Z
dc.description.version Accepted Version en
dc.internal.rssid 551097250
dc.contributor.funder Horizon 2020 en
dc.contributor.funder Science Foundation Ireland en
dc.contributor.funder European Regional Development Fund en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.internal.copyrightchecked Yes
dc.internal.licenseacceptance Yes en
dc.internal.conferencelocation Valencia, Spain en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress brendan.oflynn@tyndall.ie en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress hamed.jafarzadeh@tyndall.ie en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress marco.belcastro@tyndall.ie en
dc.relation.project info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/EC/H2020::RIA/774109/EU/Intelligent management system for integrated multi-trophic aquaculture/IMPAQT en


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