Real-Time Remote Monitoring of Indoor Air Quality Using Internet of Things (IoT) and GSM Connectivity

  • Siva V. GirishEmail author
  • R. Prakash
  • A. Balaji Ganesh
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 394)


The paper presents an indoor air quality monitoring system which comprises of real-time sensing unit that enables remote monitoring of environmental carbon-di-oxide, temperature, and relative humidity. The simple mail transfer protocol (SMTP)-based remote monitoring system employs an Internet of Things (IoT) signal processor (CC3100) interfaced on top of a low-power microcontroller (MSP430F5529). The system is also packed with a short messaging service (SMS)-based emergency alerting mechanism on the mobile network through SIM900 GSM module. The whole system when integrated with pre-calibrated non-dispersive infrared (COZIR) sensing unit showed good response in communicating the alert messages and E-mail. The information from sensing unit can be analyzed and logged for any period of time.


GSM SMTP Internet of Things (IoT) SMS Non-dispersive infrared sensor 



The authors gratefully acknowledge the financial support from Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi, through Instrumentation Development Program Division No: IDP/IND/2012/22 to Velammal Engineering College, Chennai.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Electronic System Design LaboratoryVelammal Engineering CollegeChennaiIndia

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