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Jose-Luis Jiménez-García
Universitat Politècnica de València
David Baselga-Masia
School of Engineering in Computer Science, Universitat Politècnica de València
Jose-Luis Poza-Luján
Universitat Politècnica de València
Eduardo Munera
Universitat Politècnica de València
Juan-Luis Posadas-Yagüe
Universitat Politècnica de València
José-Enrique Simó-Ten
Universitat Politècnica de València
Vol. 3 No. 1 (2014), Articles, pages 46-55
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Embedded control systems usually are characterized by its limitations in terms of computational power and memory. Although this systems must deal with perpection and actuation signal adaptation and calculate control actions ensuring its reliability and providing a certain degree of fault tolerance. The allocation of these tasks between some different embedded nodes conforming a distributed control system allows to solve many of these issues. For that reason is proposed the application of smart devices aims to perform the data processing tasks related with the perception and actuation and offer a simple interface to be configured by other nodes in order to share processed information and raise QoS based alarms. In this work is introduced the procedure of implementing a smart device as a sensor as an embedded node in a distributed control system. In order to analyze its benefits an application based on a RGBD sensor implemented as an smart device is proposed.


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