COOJA and Testbed Federation/TWIST growing together

Two COOJA plugins and manuals have been published to integrate the TWIST testbed in COOJA and to take checkpoints and perform rollbacks both in TWIST and COOJA.

Call for Papers: CONET/UBICITEC 2013

The 4th International Workshop on Networks of Cooperating Objects for Smart Cities 2013 (CONET/UBICITEC 2013), colocated with CPSWeek 2013, accepts submissions until January 28th, 2013.

Newsletter issue #19

The 19th CONET newsletter has been published. You can read on Virtual Organizations for Multi-Model Based Embedded Systems and on the UvA Bird Tracking System.


Testbed NameART-WiSe Search and Rescue Testbed Application
Operational StatusStable and running
Public Website
Contact Person NameRicardo Severino
Contact Person E-mailrars AT
Technology FocusWireless Sensor Networks
Deployment ScenarioIndoor partitioned space (e.g.: office space)
Deployment Pattern Uniform 2D (e.g.: regular lattice ceiling deployment on a single floor in a building)
Mobility SupportFixed nodes, Mobile nodes
Total Number of Supported Nodes30
Horizontal Node Spacing2
Vertical Node Spacing
Variability of Supported SUT PlatformsMultiple - heterogeneous SUT
Primary SUT PlatformMicaZ
Number of Nodes from the Primary SUT Platform30
Additional SUT PlatformWiFibot mobile robots
Number of Nodes from the Additional SUT Platform02/05/08
SUT SensorsTemperature, Visible light, Sound, RSSI readings
SUT ActuatorsPosition (node mobility)
Power Supply of SUT NodesBattery, Mains powered
Control/Monitoring Plane SeparationIn-band (control/monitoring plane and SUT data share the same medium/channel)
Control/Monitoring Plane Communication Technologies802.15.4, WLAN, USB, Serial (RS-232)
Control/Monitoring Plane ArchitectureFlat and centralized (direct connection to a single main "controlling" entity/server)
Control/Monitoring Plane Gateway PlatformsDesktop PC
Job Execution ModelBatch (automatic execution of jobs without user intervention)
Job ConcurrencyNo concurrency (single job in a given time slot)
Job Registration and Scheduling InterfaceGUI client
Authentication and Authorization ArchitectureNo authentication and authorization
Job Control InterfaceNo interactive job control
SUT Node Control ServicesData collection, Localization
SUT Data AccessDirect raw access to the serial/secondary channel output of the SUT nodes, Direct raw access to the serial/secondary channel input of the SUT nodes
SUT Data PersistenceDatabase storage in raw text format
Time Stamping ServicesNo time stampiing
Integration with Simulators and EmulatorsNo integration
Remote Use PolicyNo remote access