The University of Southampton

The Centre’s researchers are unlocking the potential of the IoT through fundamental research and the development of new applications. Our portfolio spans the IoT system stack, from the underpinning hardware to sophisticated data management and analysis techniques, and everything in between.

Find out more about our cutting-edge work and its real-world impact by exploring the research areas and application domains below.

Research Areas

Our IoT research is categorised into the following thematic areas:

Sensor Technologies

Research into new and novel sensor devices to enable new innovative applications

Powering the IoT

Increasing the sustainability or autonomy of IoT devices through improved management and efficiency and/or self-powered approaches.

Application Domains

We apply our research into IoT systems to a range of different application domains:

Health and Well-being

Improving quality of life through effective technologies for health care and well-being.

Industry 4.0

Improving industrial processes through improved awareness, intelligence and connectivity, from machine condition monitoring to smart farming.