SPAMAST Smart Garbage Bin Monitoring System Using Wireless Sensor Network

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Christopher M. Padal Jr
Mary Jean May L. Salado
Noel P. Sobejana


The main objectives of the project was to develop a monitoring system that displays the real-time level of the garbage inside the garbage bins using the ultrasonic sensor, a module the notifies the admin when it reached the maximum level of the garbage’s inside the garbage bin that automatically opens using servomotor  and laser sensor after detecting the objects nearer and automatically notify the users of the garbage level when the garbage bin is already full, and to capture the level of effectiveness in terms of functionality, reliability, usability, efficiency, maintainability and portability. The research locale of the project was the SPAMAST-DIGOS Campus. The system development method used by the project-developers was the modified-waterfall approach. The project team used Visual Studio 2012 as front-end and Text File as the back end of the system. Asp.Net was used for designing the user's interface. Using these applications, the project team created a Desktop Application that displays the level of the garbage inside the garbage bins which could be graphed. The result of the test taken from students, faculties, staffs and IT expert was 4.75 as the overall weighted mean which means excellent.

Garbage bin, sensor, monitoring, software development

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Padal Jr, C. M., May L. Salado, M. J., & P. Sobejana, N. (2019). SPAMAST Smart Garbage Bin Monitoring System Using Wireless Sensor Network. Journal of Engineering Research and Reports, 6(3), 1-16.
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