A novel IoT architecture for measuring and visualizing influence of common factors on house dust concentration

Goran Đambić, Danijel Kučak, Tomislav Ražov


The house dust mites are considered to be an allergen source and a main cause of allergic rhinitis and allergic asthma. House dust mites, their feces and other allergens which they produce are usually major constituents of house dust. Any stir in the air causes settled dust, and therefore allergen source found in it, to become airborne and thus easier to be inhaled by people, possibly causing different kinds of allergic reactions (sneezing, for example). In this paper, the correlation between common home activities (walking around, bed making, vacuuming etc.) and airborne dust concentration is examined. In order to do so, a novel Internet of things architecture is proposed that is capable of establishing that correlation. This proposed system not only collects dust concentration but it also visualizes it in an easy to understand and interpret way.


Internet of things; IoT; Airborne dust; Dust measurement; Data visualization


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DOI: 10.31785/ijdte.4.1.1


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