UBI-AMI: Real-Time Metering of Energy Consumption at Homes Using Multi-Hop IP-based Wireless Sensor Networks

  • Timo Ojala
  • Pauli Närhi
  • Teemu Leppänen
  • Jani Ylioja
  • Szymon Sasin
  • Zach Shelby
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6646)


We present a system for real-time metering of aggregate power consumption and appliance level loads in homes. The power consumption data is collected by sensors in a multi-hop IP-based wireless sensor network. The data is stored at a central server which prepares various representations of the data to be viewed with a web browser. The findings of a longitudinal user evaluation of our system by seven households testify for a successful design and implementation.


IEEE 802.15.4 6LoWPAN wireless embedded Internet 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Timo Ojala
    • 1
  • Pauli Närhi
    • 1
  • Teemu Leppänen
    • 1
  • Jani Ylioja
    • 1
  • Szymon Sasin
    • 2
  • Zach Shelby
    • 2
  1. 1.MediaTeam OuluUniversity of OuluFinland
  2. 2.Sensinode Ltd.OuluFinland

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