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 NameUBonnTestbed
Operational StatusPlanning phase
Public Website
Contact Person NameRobert Sauter
Contact Person E-mailsauter AT
Technology FocusWireless Sensor Networks
Deployment ScenarioIndoor partitioned space (e.g.: office space)
Deployment Pattern Ad-hoc basis
Mobility SupportFixed nodes
Total Number of Supported Nodes30
Horizontal Node Spacing
Vertical Node Spacing
Variability of Supported SUT PlatformsMultiple - heterogeneous SUT
Primary SUT PlatformTmote Sky
Number of Nodes from the Primary SUT Platform26
Additional SUT PlatformMicaZ
Number of Nodes from the Additional SUT Platform4
SUT SensorsTemperature, Humidity, Visible light, IR light
SUT ActuatorsLED
Power Supply of SUT NodesBattery, Power over USB
Control/Monitoring Plane SeparationOut-of-band (the control/monitoring plane uses separate medium/channel from the SUT)
Control/Monitoring Plane Communication TechnologiesUSB
Control/Monitoring Plane ArchitectureFlat and centralized (direct connection to a single main "controlling" entity/server)
Control/Monitoring Plane Gateway PlatformsLaptop PC, Desktop PC
Job Execution ModelInteractive (direct user control over the job execution process)
Job ConcurrencyNo concurrency (single job in a given time slot)
Job Registration and Scheduling InterfaceNo job registration and scheduling
Authentication and Authorization ArchitectureNo authentication and authorization
Job Control InterfaceNo interactive job control
SUT Node Control ServicesNone
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 PersistenceNo persistence
Time Stamping ServicesTest sepcific on demand
Integration with Simulators and EmulatorsNo integration
Remote Use PolicyNo remote access