A Smart M2M Deployment to Control the Agriculture Irrigation

  • Alberto Reche
  • Sandra Sendra
  • Juan R. Díaz
  • Jaime LloretEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8629)


Wireless sensor networks (WSN) have become in a very powerful infrastructure to manage all kind of services. They provide the mechanism to control a big number of devices distributed around a big geographical space. The implementation of a sensor network is cheap and fast and it allows us to add a smart layer over the physical topology. For these reasons, they have begun to be used in many applications and environments. In this paper, we propose a new smart M2M system based on wireless sensor network to manage and control irrigation sprinklers. Humidity and temperature of soil are used to extract information about soil conditions. The network protocol builds an ad hoc infrastructure to exchange the information over the whole WSN. The proposed algorithm uses the meteorological parameters and characteristics of soil to decide which irrigation sprinklers have to be enabled and when we have to do it. Using our intelligent system we can reduce irrigation water consumption, avoiding activation of sprinklers when they are not needed.


Smart algorithm M2M deployment WSN Agriculture irrigation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alberto Reche
    • 1
  • Sandra Sendra
    • 2
  • Juan R. Díaz
    • 2
  • Jaime Lloret
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.Departamento InformáticaServicio Aragonés SaludAlcañiz, ZaragozaSpain
  2. 2.Instituto de Investigación para la Gestión Integrada de zonas CosterasUniversidad Politécnica de ValenciaGrao de Gandia, ValenciaSpain

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