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 NamePiaggio
Operational StatusSet-up phase
InstitutionCentro Interdipartimentale di Ricerca "E. Piaggio"
Public Website
Contact Person NameRiccardo Schiavi
Contact Person E-mailriccardo.schiavi AT
Technology FocusWireless Sensor Networks, Autonomous Robots
Deployment ScenarioIndoor partitioned space (e.g.: office space)
Deployment Pattern Non-uniform 2D (e.g.: scattered deployment on a single floor in a building)
Mobility SupportFixed nodes, Mobile nodes
Total Number of Supported Nodes40
Horizontal Node Spacingup to (x,y)=(10,10)
Vertical Node Spacing
Variability of Supported SUT PlatformsSingle - homogeneous SUT
Primary SUT PlatformTmote Sky
Number of Nodes from the Primary SUT Platform40
Additional SUT Platform
Number of Nodes from the Additional SUT Platform
SUT SensorsTemperature, IR light, Ultrasound
SUT ActuatorsIR-LED, Ultrasound, Position (node mobility)
Power Supply of SUT NodesBattery, Power over USB
Control/Monitoring Plane SeparationIn-band (control/monitoring plane and SUT data share the same medium/channel)
Control/Monitoring Plane Communication Technologies802.15.4
Control/Monitoring Plane Architecturedistributed
Control/Monitoring Plane Gateway Platforms
Job Execution ModelBatch (automatic execution of jobs without user intervention), Interactive (direct user control over the job execution process)
Job ConcurrencyConcurrency per node ID (concurrent jobs have to use different sets of node IDs)
Job Registration and Scheduling InterfaceGUI client
Authentication and Authorization ArchitectureNo authentication and authorization
Job Control Interface
SUT Node Control ServicesData collection
SUT Data Access Indirect access to serial/secondary channel via data persistence on the server
SUT Data PersistenceDatabase storage in raw text format
Time Stamping ServicesSource-based time-stamping (time stamping in the SUT)
Integration with Simulators and EmulatorsNo integration
Remote Use PolicyNo remote access