A Study on Application of Ubiquitous Technology for Convenient Environment in Cruise Ship

  • Kim, Hyun (Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Korea Maritime University) ;
  • Jang, Won-Kyung (Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Korea Maritime University) ;
  • Kim, Kyung-Hwa (Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Korea Maritime University) ;
  • Shim, Joon-Hwan (Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Korea Maritime University)
  • Received : 2011.10.04
  • Accepted : 2012.09.10
  • Published : 2012.09.30

Abstract

These days, the cruise tourist industry is one of the most dynamic and fastest growing components of the leisure industry in the world. Therefore, the cruise ship with ubiquitous technology is expected to enhance the operation efficiency of the ship. It can also provide valuable addition to the ship's service as well as high quality of life to crews and passengers. Since a large number of passengers are dwelling in cruise ship, all passengers are not easy to use ship's facilities, such as restaurants, fitness center, swimming pool and spa at anytime they want. In this paper, passenger service system in ship environment is tested in similar environment and under ship operation condition. We have proposed three applications of ubiquitous technology using Zigbee communication and LabView program.

Keywords

Ubiquitous;Cruise ship;Monitoring system;LabView

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