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New Sensor Research Research from Kyung Hee University Described (An IoT Hardware Platform Architecture for Monitoring Power Grid Systems based on Heterogeneous Multi-Sensors)

  • Nov 10, 2020
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2020 NOV 09 (NewsRx) -- By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Tech Daily News -- Data detailed on sensor research have been presented. According to news originating from Yongin, South Korea, by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, “Partial discharge (PD) is a major indicator of various failures in power grid systems.”

The news journalists obtained a quote from the research from Kyung Hee University: “PD exhibits a physical occurrence where a localized electrical discharge happens in insulation materials. This phenomenon causes damage to the insulating parts and, in various circumstances, leads to complete insulation breakdown. As a consequence, it can produce more costly outcomes such as abrupt outages or lost production. Therefore, PD detection plays a vital role in preventing insulation failure. In this work, we propose a system that utilizes heterogeneous sensors for the PD detection along with multi-sensor interface, real-time advanced denoise processing, flexible system operation, and Bluetooth-low-energy (BLE)-based ad hoc communication. Among the variety of heterogeneous sensors, several are developed by the application of nanomaterials and nanotechnology, thus outperforming the regular types.”

According to the news reporters, the research concluded: “The proposed system successfully identifies the presence of PD from sensor signals using a microprocessor-based processing system and effectively performs an advanced denoising technique based on the wavelet transform through field-programmable-gate-array (FPGA)-based programmable logics. With the development of the system, we aim to achieve a solution with low cost, high flexibility and efficiency, and ease of deployment for the monitoring of power grid systems.”

For more information on this research see: An IoT Hardware Platform Architecture for Monitoring Power Grid Systems based on Heterogeneous Multi-Sensors. Sensors, 2020,20(6082):6082. (Sensors - The publisher for Sensors is MDPI AG.

A free version of this journal article is available at

Our news editors report that additional information may be obtained by contacting Phuoc Duc Nguyen, Computer Science and Engineering Division, Kyung Hee University, Global Campus, Yongin 17104, South Korea. Additional authors for this research include Hieu Quang Vo, Linh Ngoc Le, SeokJin Eo, LokWon Kim.


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