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JDR Vol.8 No.5 pp. 990-1000
doi: 10.20965/jdr.2013.p0990
(2013)

Paper:

Development and Testing of a Mobile Application for Recording and Analyzing Seismic Data

Shohei Naito*, Hiroki Azuma*, Shigeki Senna*,
Mutsuhiro Yoshizawa**, Hiromitsu Nakamura*, Ken Xiansheng Hao*,
Hiroyuki Fujiwara*, Yoshiharu Hirayama***, Noboru Yuki***,
and Minoru Yoshida***

*National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention, 3-1 Tennodai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0006, Japan

**Takenaka Corporation, Otsuka1-5-1, Inzai, Chiba 270-1395, Japan

***Hakusan Corporation, J Tower, 1-1 Nikko-cho, Fuchu-shi, Tokyo 183-0044, Japan

Received:
May 1, 2013
Accepted:
September 2, 2013
Published:
October 1, 2013
Keywords:
mobile terminal, MEMS, cloud, sensor network, on-site experiment
Abstract

i-jishin, an app that measures earthquakes using MEMS acceleration sensors built in mobile information terminals such as smartphones and geonavi that receives, stores, and displays seismic records on a cloud server is developed. The test results for the performance validation of the system, an example of the application to strong-motion observation of buildings, and approach of field test for local communities are introduced.

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