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© Springer International Publishing AG 2018. The monitoring of the Urban Environment requires the placement of many sensors around the City. Regular replacement of batteries is a significant additional cost. Can we enlist the public to keep the sensors charged, while keeping it entertained and engaged? The gamification of energy generation aims at inviting members of the public to interact with the energy generating device (EGD) to ensure that environmental sensors are constantly powered. As a collateral benefit, the physical and emotional involvement of the public with the EGD and the game are expected to raise their awareness and acceptance of environmental monitoring. Here we introduce the development of a hand-powered EGD and its installation on Newcastle University Campus.
Author(s): Pozzi M, Sgardelis P
Publication type: Conference Proceedings (inc. Abstract)
Publication status: Published
Conference Name: ApplePies 2016: Applications in Electronics Pervading Industry, Environment and Society
Year of Conference: 2016
Print publication date: 04/06/2017
Online publication date: 04/06/2017
Acceptance date: 02/04/2016
Publisher: Springer Verlag
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Series Title: Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering