Rapid Prototyping of Wireless Image Transmission for Wildlife (Tiger) Monitoring System - A Preliminary Study

Authors

  • Afandi Ahmad Department of Computer Engineering Faculty of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Johor, 86400, Malaysia Reconfigurable Computing for Analytics Acceleration (ReCAA) Research Laboratory, Microelectronics and Nanotechnology - Shamsuddin Research Centre (MiNT-SRC), Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Johor, 86400, Malaysia
  • Muhammad Muzakkir Mohd Nadzri Reconfigurable Computing for Analytics Acceleration (ReCAA) Research Laboratory, Microelectronics and Nanotechnology - Shamsuddin Research Centre (MiNT-SRC), Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Johor, 86400, Malaysia
  • Izat Mustaqim Rosli Reconfigurable Computing for Analytics Acceleration (ReCAA) Research Laboratory, Microelectronics and Nanotechnology - Shamsuddin Research Centre (MiNT-SRC), Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Johor, 86400, Malaysia
  • Abbes Amira Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Qatar University, P. O. Box 2713, Doha, Qatar.

Keywords:

Image Transmission, Raspberry Pi, Wildlife Monitoring System, MATLAB,

Abstract

This paper proposes a rapid prototyping of wireless image transmission for wildlife monitoring system on Raspberry Pi. In this study, inputs based on the motion of surrounding activities were detected using a motion sensor and camera. The system is configured to capture frames in real-time of these activities and analysed using computer vision system toolbox available in MATLAB & Simulink. A Raspberry Pi that equipped with Broadcom BCM2836 system on chip (SoC) with processor performance of 900 MHz 32-bit quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 acts as a brain with a graphical user interface (GUI) that configures the systems and its peripheral. Images were transmitted to the host computer using Wi-Fi 802.11n (2.4GHz) transmission. Results obtained show that the proposed system capable of capturing and processing various size of images. Transmitted images have been through various processes, and finally, the decompressed images were obtained via the host computer.

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Published

2018-07-04

How to Cite

Ahmad, A., Mohd Nadzri, M. M., Rosli, I. M., & Amira, A. (2018). Rapid Prototyping of Wireless Image Transmission for Wildlife (Tiger) Monitoring System - A Preliminary Study. Journal of Telecommunication, Electronic and Computer Engineering (JTEC), 10(2-5), 75–79. Retrieved from https://jtec.utem.edu.my/jtec/article/view/4354