Amrita Center for Wireless Networks & Applications (AmritaWNA) and Amrita Centre for Research and Development (ACRD) organized a workshop on Smart City Applications using Raspberry Pi from May 22-23, 2019. 

Guest Speaker: Mr. Korath Mathew, Kochi & Amaravathi Smart City Project*

Topics Covered:

  • Introduction to Raspberry Pi and other Single Board Computers​
  • Installation of Operating System ​
  • Connect to WiFi and install different Python modules
  • Configuring Raspberry Pi as Server & Client and establish communicate protocol​
  • Interfacing Digital Sensors and visualize the values
  • Introduction to MySQL Database ​
  • Introduction to Relay operation through REST APIs.

Workshop Benefits

  • Understand job opportunities in the areas of Smart City, Smart Grid.​
  • Acquire skill set required to work as an expert.​
  • Understand the future of Smart Cities and explore its potential.​
  • Work on a live project and solve problems to make homes and cities smarter​
  • Field Experience using Campus Level Smart Grid Testbed

Workshop Outcomes

  • Basics of Raspberry Pi Python programming​
  • Communicate between multiple Raspberry Pi Nodes​
  • Connect the Industrial Protocol modules such as RS-232, RS-485 Modbus.​
  • Configuring Raspberry as TCP Client/Server​
  • Integrating Digital Sensors & Reading Environmental Values​
  • Developing applications for Web Server​
  • Developing monitoring and controlling system

Program Schedule

Day 1

  • 9:00am – 9:30am – Inaugural Ceremony
  • 9:30am – 11:00am – Lecture: Smart Grid Research at AmritaWNA
  • 11:15am -1:00pm – Lecture: Developing Smart Cites Insights from Kochi & Amaravathi projects 1:00pm – 2:00pm – Lunch break
  • 2:00pm – 3:30pm – Hands-on session – Raspberry Pi
  • 3:30pm – 3:45pm – Tea break
  • 3:45pm – 4:45pm – Visit Amrita Smart Grid Outdoor Lab

Day 2:

  • 9:30am – 10:30am – Hands-on Raspberry Pi, Python
  • 10:30am -11:30am - Lecture: Interfacing MySql and implementation RESTAPIs using Raspberry Pi
  • 11:30am – 11:45am – Tea break
  • 11:45am – 12:30pm - Hands-on Session – Implementation of RESTAPIs
  • 12:30pm – 1:30pm – Lunch break
  • 1:30pm – 3:30pm – Hands-on Session – Developing an end to end system - Part 1
  • 3:30pm – 3:45pm – Tea break
  • 3:45pm – 4:45pm – Hands-on Session – Developing an end to end system - Part 2

Event Details
Date: 
2019-05-22 09:00 to 2019-05-23 17:00
ORGANIZED BY:
Center: 
Amrita Center for Wireless Networks and Applications (AmritaWNA)
Campus: 
Amritapuri