Level 0 : Configurations

Tech Specs

Name : FIERE
Type : Outdoor
List Of Variable n.a.
Short Description: Light panel (3 flashing lights) dedicated to informing the population about regional warning levels.

DESCRIPTION:

Description

In order to meet the project requirements, on the basis of the "Outdoor" model, the "FIERE" configuration is designed. It represents the first model of the ACRONET control system.

The name derives from the site of the first installation of the Configuration (Fiera di Ferrara, during RemTech 2017 event). The control chain involves the combination of a light panel (3 flashing lights) dedicated to informing the population about regional warning levels and a remote station created in application of the Paradigm.

The instrument controlled by the configuration is the light panel (3 lights) produced by Robles, with lights having a diameter of 80 mm. and with background and light intensity compliant with the reference standards. The station is the ACROSTATION device of the "O" family (outdoor) released in the latest version.

The station includes the ACROboard "Station" v04 electronic board, in its most updated release. This board is dedicated both to the data collection and transmission functions (via GPRS, with internal antenna) and to the management of the energy supply to the components (and charging of the buffer battery).

The power supply is supplied by a 220V power line, suitably converted and stabilized at 24V, combined with a 12V and 12 Ah buffer battery (which does not power the light panel, but only the Station).

As far as the actual operation of the Configuration is concerned, the station receives from the end user the instruction of switching on, switching off or changing light and operates accordingly, returning, with the same continuity, the time series of data in native form.

The configuration firmware (pre-installed in the microcontroller on board the ACROBoard Station, for the first power-on, the basic configuration file is stored in memory) allows for metadata, time  integration, and a first accuracy check.

Finally, the GPRS module, with an unencrypted HTTP protocol, transmits the data according to the configuration file to the ACRONETWORK infrastructure, with frequencies updating the order of minutes.

The Configuration allows the addition, also afterwards, of the optional Back-up Modules described below: - Communication: Low-frequency Satellite Radio, not influenced by weather conditions.

Download Box

This area includes both the firmware dedicated to this specific Configuration and the basic implementation. You can use the firmware to manage the electronic side of the apparatuses, while the basic implementation is fundamental to run the system (define parameters, position, etc.). You can easily download them or find them in the GitHub repository.

Firmware

The Firmware is the program (sequence of instructions) that has to be integrated directly into the microcontroller placed on the ACROBoard selected for the Configuration. Its main purpose is to start the MIC as well as to interact with the other electronic items. Here you can find the .7z, the .zip folders and the link to the GitHub repository.

Basic Implementation

This set of files is coupled with the firmware and is fundamental to set specific operational parameters (position, frequency of logging, etc.).Here you can find the .7z, the .zip folders and the link to the GitHub  repository.