SkinTrack: Wireless Embedded System Monitors Lift-Served Backcountry Access Gates

Rubin, Marc J.; Camp, Tracy K.
December 2011
Avalanche Review;Dec2011, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p12
Academic Journal
The article discusses the design and development of SkinTrack, a wireless embedded system that monitors lift-served backcountry access gates. The development of the system was funded by the American Avalanche Association Graduate Research Grant. The system is installed at the Ski Loveland in Colorado on the Forest Service Access gate. Some of the components used to build SkinTrack are wireless mote, infrared beam sensor and electrical power.


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