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Development of an IoT-based water and power monitoring system for residential building

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This study provides information between tenants and landlords on the use of the Internet of Things for power and water monitoring systems. It is one way to make reading meters and water meters easier to access using the available internet connection. The developed android application installed on a smartphone/tablet was verified to fully working on android versions from 4.1 (jellybean) to android 9.0 (pie). Tests were carried out in a residential apartment where the prototype was installed. The data collected was monitored in the android application and viewed by the tenants and landlords. The results from the mean comparison of the power and volume readings measured by the wattmeter and water meter claimed that the readings from the conventional meters and designed prototype have no significant difference using the Mann-Whitney U test. Evaluations were conducted showing that the device and the developed android application using IoT is reliable, accurate, functional, and user-friendly to use by tenants and landlords.

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