Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) and communication technologies for solid waste bin and truck monitoring system

M. A. Hannan, Maher Arebey, R. A. Begum, Hassan Basri

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Abstract

This paper deals with a system of integration of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) and communication technologies for solid waste bin and truck monitoring system. RFID, GPS, GPRS and GIS along with camera technologies have been integrated and developed the bin and truck intelligent monitoring system. A new kind of integrated theoretical framework, hardware architecture and interface algorithm has been introduced between the technologies for the successful implementation of the proposed system. In this system, bin and truck database have been developed such a way that the information of bin and truck ID, date and time of waste collection, bin status, amount of waste and bin and truck GPS coordinates etc. are complied and stored for monitoring and management activities. The results showed that the real-time image processing, histogram analysis, waste estimation and other bin information have been displayed in the GUI of the monitoring system. The real-time test and experimental results showed that the performance of the developed system was stable and satisfied the monitoring system with high practicability and validity. © 2011 Elsevier Ltd.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2406-2413
Number of pages2164
JournalWaste Management
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01 Dec 2011
Externally publishedYes

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