Developing Internet of Things (IoT) Device for Saving Children from Being Left in a Car

Authors

  • Vorrawat Assawakanchana Department of Mechanical Engineering, Thammasat School of Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Thammasat University, Pathum Thani 12120, Thailand
  • Nattadon Pannucharoenwong Department of Mechanical Engineering, Thammasat School of Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Thammasat University, Pathum Thani 12120, Thailand
  • Snunkhaem Echaroj Department of Mechanical Engineering, Thammasat School of Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Thammasat University, Pathum Thani 12120, Thailand
  • Phadungsak Rattanadecho Department of Mechanical Engineering, Thammasat School of Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Thammasat University, Pathum Thani 12120, Thailand
  • Boy Xayavong Department of Information Technology, Rajamangala University of Technology Tawan-ok, Chanthaburi 22210, Thailand
  • Wachirathorn Janchomphu Department of Information Technology, Rajamangala University of Technology Tawan-ok, Chanthaburi 22210, Thailand
  • Kammal Kumar Pawa Chulabhorn International College of Medicine, Thammasat University, Pathum Thani 12120, Thailand
  • Tanita Suepa Instructional Media and Curriculum Development Division, Knowledge Development and Outreach Office, GEO-Informatics & Space Technology Development Agency, Chon Buri 20230, Thailand

Keywords:

Internet of Things, Innovation, Mobile application, Preventing death of children, Saving children

Abstract

Recently, there have been news reports about the death of children left in cars or kindergarten vans. This paper presents a device that can prevent the death of the children by using IoT devices and mobile applications. The researchers have an objective of innovating a
way to notify overseers when a child has been left in a van by using a mobile application and to allow parents to track their own children by using an IoT device and mobile application. We placed a device in a car that would send data to a cloud server that we created and used a mobile application to watch the webcam in the car, edit information of passengers, and receive the data from the device. We have tested the system from 1st Jan to 31st Jan 2021 with 30 testers and received satisfaction assessments to measure performance and feedback of testers to improve this device. For the result, we made two parts of satisfaction assessment, which are usefulness, and field of use, containing 7 questions. The results show that this device has satisfaction’s mean(gif.latex?\bar{x}) = 4.20, standard deviation (S.D.) = 0.60, and level of satisfaction is vary.

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Published

2022-09-28

How to Cite

Vorrawat Assawakanchana, Nattadon Pannucharoenwong, Snunkhaem Echaroj, Phadungsak Rattanadecho, Boy Xayavong, Wachirathorn Janchomphu, Kammal Kumar Pawa, & Tanita Suepa. (2022). Developing Internet of Things (IoT) Device for Saving Children from Being Left in a Car. Science & Technology Asia, 27(3), 247–259. Retrieved from https://ph02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/SciTechAsia/article/view/247449

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Engineering