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The Smart Outdoor Cultivation System using Internet of Things

사물인터넷을 이용한 지능형 노지 농작물 관리 시스템 개발

  • Youm, Sungkwan (Department of Information and Communication Engineering, Wonkwang University) ;
  • Hong, SungKwang (YoungJoo E&I Limited) ;
  • Koh, Wan-Ki (School of Information Technology and Architecture Cheju Halla University)
  • 염성관 (원광대학교 정보통신공학과) ;
  • 홍성광 (영주 E&I) ;
  • 고완기 (제주한라대학교 정보기술건축학부)
  • Received : 2018.05.31
  • Accepted : 2018.07.20
  • Published : 2018.07.28

Abstract

Research on smart farms centering on greenhouse cultivation is actively under way due to the decrease in agriculture population and aging, but in the case of vegetables such as vegetables, outdoor cultivation is 70%. Therefore, there is a need to improve productivity and prevent soil contamination by automating, cultivating, and intelligentizing the outdoor cultivation of agriculture crops. In this paper, we show the case of establishing a outdoor production system using the Internet of things and define the environmental variables in the outdoor production system. By measuring soil temperature, water content, electrical conductivity and acidity through sensors, LoRa communication module transmits the information to the outdoor production system. The outdoor production system controls the amount of fertilizer and the volume of water based on this sensor data. We have developed a system that manages a wide range of crops using LoRa technology, which is a suitable communication method for cultivating crops, and manages production volume and sales performance.

Keywords

IoT;Outdoor Cultivation;Sensor;LPWAN;LoRa

Acknowledgement

Supported by : National Research Foundation of Korea(NRF)

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