Journal article

Internet of Things and autonomous control for vertical cultivation walls towards smart food growing: A review

Malka N Halgamuge, Alexe Bojovschi, Peter MJ Fisher, Tu C Le, Samuel Adeloju, Susan Murphy

URBAN FORESTRY & URBAN GREENING | ELSEVIER GMBH | Published : 2021

Abstract

The development of green spaces in urban areas is rapidly on the rise as more people are keen to maintain a clean and green atmosphere around where they live and work. Also, the link between the physical world and the internet has been a driving force in enhancing people's quality of life which has resulted in the most recent and rising technologies, collectively referred to as the Internet of Things (IoT). The adoption of vertical gardens (VG) and/or vertical farms (VF) can be beneficial for maintaining a sustainable environment, as well as for expanding food security in an urban context around the world with limited land space. IoT technologies have the potential to be key enablers in the ..

View full abstract