Internet of Things Garage

Mobile Sensor Data Engine (MOSDEN)

This project aims to build a mobile sensor data processing platform that can be installed on resource constrained devices (e.g ., Smart Phones, Dragonboard 410C). We build a platform called MOSDEN. MOSDEN is designed to support sensing as a service model natively. Further, MOSDEN is a true zero programming middleware where users do not need to write program code or any other specifications using declarative languages. Our solution also supports both push and pull data streaming mechanism as well as centralized and decentralized (e.g. peer-to-peer) data communication. We employ a plugin architecture, so developers can develop plugins allowing MOSDEN to communicate with for their sensor hardware. We also utilize the application markets that are built around android platform to efficiently share and distribute plugins. We designed and developed MOSDEN in such a way that it is interoperable with other cloud-based middleware solutions such as GSN. Our pluggable architecture is scalable and promotes ease-of-use.





The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) is an independent Australian federal government agency responsible for scientific research.


The Australian National University (ANU) is a national research university located in Canberra, the capital of Australia.


Book Chapter
Charith Perera, Prem Prakash Jayaraman, Srimal Jayawardena, Chi Harold Liu, and Peter Christen, Mobile Sensing Devices and Platforms for CPS, In Book the Cyber-Physical Systems: Architectures, Protocols and Applications, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, USA, 2015, Pages 11-40 (30)
Prem Prakash Jayaraman, Charith Perera, Dimitrios Georgakopoulos, and Arkady Zaslavsky, MOSDEN: A Scalable Mobile Collaborative Platform for Opportunistic Sensing Applications, EAI Transactions on Collaborative Computing, Volume 14, Issue 1, 2015, Pages 1-16 (16)
Charith Perera, Prem Prakash Jayaraman, Arkady Zaslavsky, Peter Christen, and Dimitrios Georgakopoulos, MOSDEN: An Internet of Things Middleware for Resource Constrained Mobile Devices, Proceedings of the 47th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), Kona, Hawaii, USA, January, 2014, Pages 1053-1062 (10)
Prem Prakash Jayaraman, Charith Perera, Dimitrios Georgakopoulos and Arkady Zaslavsky, Efficient Opportunistic Sensing using Mobile Collaborative Platform, Proceedings of the 9th IEEE International Conference on Collaborative Computing: Networking, Applications and Worksharing (COLLABORATECOM), Austin, Texas, United States, October, 2013, Pages 77-86 (10)