Manufacturing Process Monitoring in Terms of Energy Management Improving

  • Attila Simo Politehnica University Timisoara
  • Constantin Barbulescu Politehnica University Timisoara
  • Stafan Kilyeni Politehnica University Timisoara
  • Claudia Dragos Politehnica University Timisoara


Seeking out new technologies and deploying them for competitive advantage is a key priority for any company. In this context, Internet of Things (IoT) promise to change the way we live and work. IoT could help us in overtaking the top global challenges, as energy management, agriculture and food security, environment and natural resources security, etc., but to achieve this vision, "things" need to sense their environment and share this information among them as well as with us to offer intelligent decision-making. Nowadays, IoT become even more interesting due to the existence of Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) networks. LPWA is a key component of a wider IoT technology wave. In this paper, a LoRaWAN based solution is presented, for manufacturing process monitoring, in order to improve energy management in plants. The authors present a minimally invasive device, with which many product manufacturing data can be obtained for analysis and further improvements. This paper is an extended variant of [14].

Author Biographies

Attila Simo, Politehnica University Timisoara
Power Systems Department
Constantin Barbulescu, Politehnica University Timisoara
Power Systems Department
Stafan Kilyeni, Politehnica University Timisoara
Power Systems Department
Claudia Dragos, Politehnica University Timisoara
Department of Automation and Applied Informatics


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How to Cite
SIMO, Attila et al. Manufacturing Process Monitoring in Terms of Energy Management Improving. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF COMPUTERS COMMUNICATIONS & CONTROL, [S.l.], v. 14, n. 3, p. 388-400, may 2019. ISSN 1841-9844. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 19 sep. 2020. doi:


intelligent decision-making, LoRaWAN communication protocol, wireless sensor network

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