The pilot deployment of India's first landslide detection system, 'WINSOC' (Wireless Sensor Network with Self Organizationn Capabilities for Critical and Emergency applications) using wireless sensor network is in place at Munnar, in the high range Idukki district of Kerala. . The project has a consortium of 11 partners from eight countries including Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham and ISRO's commercial arm Antrix.
July 12, 2009
A wireless sensor network system for landslide detection has been developed by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham in collaboration with the European Commission. The technological breakthrough was developed as part of the research project WINSOC (Wireless Sensor Network with Self-Organisation Capabilities for Critical and Emergency Applications). The project was co-funded by the Information Society and Media Directorate General (INFSO DG) of the European Commission.