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Sensors (Basel). 2020 Jan 16;20(2). pii: E503. doi: 10.3390/s20020503.

Internet of Measurement Things Architecture: Proof of Concept with Scope of Accreditation.

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1
Department of Computer Engineering, Middle East Technical University, 06800 Ankara, Turkey.
2
Mathematics and Computer Science, Eindhoven University of Technology, 5600 Eindhoven, The Netherlands.
3
Cal Lab Solutions, P.O. Box 111113, Aurora, CO 80042, USA.

Abstract

Many industries, such as manufacturing, aviation, and power generation, employ sensitive measurement devices to be calibrated by certified experts. The diversity and sophistication of measurement devices and their calibration needs require networked and automated solutions. Internet of Measurement Things (IoMT) is an architectural framework that is based on the Industrial Internet of Things for the calibration industry. This architecture involves a layered model with a cloud-centric middle layer. In this article, the realization of this conceptual architecture is described. The applicability of the IoMT architecture in the calibration industry is shown through an editor application for Scope of Accreditation. The cloud side of the implementation is deployed to Microsoft Azure. The editor itself is created as a cloud service, and IoT Hub is used to collect data from calibration laboratories. By adapting the IoMT architecture to a commonly used cloud platform, considerable progress is achieved to encompass Metrology data and serve the majority of the stakeholders.

KEYWORDS:

calibration laboratory; industrial internet of things; internet of measurement things; measurement uncertainty; metrology information infrastructure; scope of accreditation

PMID:
31963169
DOI:
10.3390/s20020503
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