OKGems Project Status Report

Period: 2Q10

I. Major accomplishments

  • Built a sensor network testbed at Oklahoma State University using the latest KanseiGenie installer.
  • Started to integrate an initial standalone application for remotely controlling robotic arms.
  • Designed new mechanisms for OKGems services
  • Prepared demo for GEC8

A. Milestones achieved

  • OKGEMS: S2.a Plan for integration of sensor networks
    • Done
  • OKGEMS: S2.b Cluster plan for VLANs between testbeds
    • Done
  • OKGEMS: S2.c Integration of sensor networks in the lab
    • Done

B. Deliverables made

II. Description of work performed during last quarter

  • Summary of accomplishments related to OKGems:
    • Cloned the aggregate manager on linux-based fitPC2 (more power-efficient and cost-efficient too)
    • Cloned the latest KanseiGenie package include ORCA plugins
    • Fixed some bugs
    • Consulted with KanseiGenie and NetEye teams for above tasks
  • Summary of accomplishments related to extending KanseiGenie researcher portal
    • Redesigned Portal to make it site independent
    • Started to redesign ORCA controller and handler for OKGems (to be implemented)

A. Activities and findings

The following tasks are ongoing:

  • Redesign of some components in KanseiGenie
  • Integrate sensor networks in the lab and farmland
  • Further develop resource handler for both sensor networks and robots
  • GENI outreach

B. Project participants


  • Xiaolin (Andy) Li
  • Johnson Thomas
  • Venkatesh Sarangan
  • Weihua Sheng
  • Nazanin Rahnavard


  • Li Yu
  • Han Zhao
  • Praveen Khethavath
  • Xinxin Liu
  • Nhat Nguyen

C. Publications (individual and organizational)

  • Under preparation.

D. Outreach activities

  • Host a visiting student from Monterrey Institute of Technology, Mexico City

E. Collaborations

  • Collaborate with KanseiGenie and NetEye teams
  • Collaborate with researchers in Biosystems and Agriculture Engineering Department at Oklahoma State University

F. Other Contributions

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