Integrity Research Journals

ISSN: 2756-6684
Model: Open Access/Peer Reviewed
DOI: 10.31248/AJPS
Start Year: 2018

Challenges of data capturing in smart cities   |   Article Number: 3BBB61E12   |   Vol.2 (1) - February 2020

Received Date: 24 November 2019   |   Accepted Date: 14 January 2020  |   Published Date: 28 February 2020

Authors:  Mulikatu Ibrahim Yakubu* , Hafiz Uba Usman , Kamaluddeen Ibrahim Yarima , Oluwatosin Islamiyat Yusuf and Kabiru Onotu Momoh

Keywords: Internet of things, real time, sensors, smart city.

Smart cities are becoming more ubiquitous. It covers all areas that makes the standard of living of the citizens easier. Sensors are implanted everywhere in the city to make the capturing of data much easier and in real time. These sensors communicate with each other using internet of things. There might be failure in the devices that are implanted in the cities which could make capturing the data at that moment more difficult because the data are in most cases critical and time sensitive. The data generated must keep pace with generation rates and must be used to get the desired results to make decision in an internet of things environment. The purpose of this paper is to discuss some processes of data collection to avoid data loss and the challenges being faced in capturing data in smart cities and the solution to minimize the challenges. This paper will serve as a starting point for explaining and discussing the challenges being faced in collecting real time data in the smart city environment.

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