10 Smart Weather Service for MICE based on Meteorological Observation by Crowdsourcing

Friday, 28 July 2017
Atrium (Hyatt Regency Baltimore)
Young-Mi Lee, ECOBRAIN, Jeju-si, Korea, Republic of (South); and D. B. Park


Providing meteorological information so far is centered around observation sites. But recently it is possible to provide the bidirectional meteorological information through Crowdsourcing. This is the way to supplement the demerits of meteorological information which were focused and observed on one site, and this is noted as the way to offer sophisticated and detailed meteorological information. This method can reduce the loss of the weather-sensitive industry like the MICE, prevent damage in advance, and create economic effect. This study is on the service that provides integrated meteorological information by forecasting and observation based on Crowdsourcing, The Smart Weather Service enables the user to provide real-time meteorological information of a specific point and to be provided.

Production of Meteorological Convergence Data

First, This service is based on the meteorological information combined with observed and forecasted data. And constructing high-resolution topographical data and inputting meteorological data, produce the grid forecasting information and provide detailed information locally. Through this, characteristic of regional weather changes can be understood and forecasting information for the specific site can be sophisticated. In this process, Go through Interpolation and Data Assimilation of forecast data and observation data for producing the highly reliable meteorological forecasting information. This process reduce the errors of two data and apply to close real atmosphere, and Meterological convergence information improved the prediction accuracy will be produced. Meterological convergence meteorological information will be detailed in grid by going through the stages of producing and processing and offered as a Smart Weather Service in a customized way.

Crowdsourcing based on IoT(Internet of Things)

Next, the core of the Smart Weather Service is IoT-based crowdsourcing. Hosts and guests participating in MICE events will participate in a series of processes through weather sensors attached to smart phone. It is a process of collecting and providing meteorological information of user's location in real time through smart phone weather sensor and application. That is, the user participates in the process of collecting and providing information by using the weather sensor, which is crowdsourcing. This service has a bi-directional structure in which the supplier of information becomes the user and the user becomes the supplier. This process can provide more precise meteorological information than any other method, and it can be provided with convergence meteorological information to support user decision making, that is, host and guest decision making in MICE industry.


The Smart Weather Service specialized for MICE-Industry is provided for users in a customized way by convergence meteorological information and crowdsourcing. Meteorological observation information measured in real time, grid forecast information and detailed topographical data are all included in this service, and Hosts and Guests taking part in MICE events can all utilize necessary. The Smart Weather Service based on crowdsourcing is the service which is providing meteorological information bilaterally and is expected to be able to graft into diverse industry hereafter and practical life as well as MICE-Industry.

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