WS23: All you need to know to manage your sensor observation with istSOS


Trainers: Milan Antonovic (IST-SUPSI), Massimiliano Cannata (SUPSI)

Schedule: Tuesday Morning 9-13

Places: 20




istSOS is a complete and easy to use sensor data management system for acquiring, storing and dispatching time-series observations. istSOS is compliant with the Sensor Observation Service (SOS) version 1.0 and 2.0 standard from the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) and offers unique extended capabilities to support scientific data analyses (integrated quality assurance, RESTful API, on the fly processing with virtual procedures, remote data aggregation and time-space re-projection etc.). istSOS core libraries are written in Python while its easy to use interface is Web based. The workshop will give the audience all the necessary skills to deploy a powerful sensor observation management system using istSOS server unleashing the potential of your sensor data. Moreover attendees will be introduced with all the extra features that istSOS offers. The workshop will cover the following sections:

  • Introduction to the standard and to istSOS
  • Installation of the software
  • Set-up of the service
  • Registering new sensors
  • Inserting observations
  • Manipulating observations (load, edit, delete)
  • Validation of observations (quality index)
  • Create virtual sensors (virtual procedures)
  • Data aggregation on the fly
  • istSOS RESTful API overview
  • Authenticating and authorizing users
  • Mapping sensors and data with OpenLayers 3
  • Plotting observations on the Web
  • Connect Open Hardware & Sensors with istSOS
  • Setting up the istSOS web notification service

Tags: Sensor Observation Service, OGC SOS