Aripriharta This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.1, Adim Firmansah2, Agusta Rakhmat Taufani3, Irma Kartika Kusumaningrum4, Satia Nur Maharani5, and Gwo-Jiun Horng6

1Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universitas Negeri Malang, Indonesia
2Graduate School, Faculty of Engineering, Universitas Negeri Malang, Indonesia
3Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universitas Negeri Malang, Indonesia
4Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Mathematics and Science, Universitas Negeri Malang, Indonesia
5Department of Accounting, Faculty of Economics, Universitas Negeri Malang, Indonesia
6Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, Southern Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan


Received: March 4, 2021
Accepted: June 27, 2021
Publication Date: July 12, 2021

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The Covid-19 pandemic has plunged small enterprises, especially those engaged in the food sector, into a slump. the main reason is that the production process is very traditional, thus allowing a lot of contact between the chef and the ingredients. To reduce the risk of Covid 19, this research made a breakthrough by adopting Internet of Thing (IoT) technology as a less contact system (LCS), where the production process, marketing to products reaching consumers have minimal contact with humans. This research is an experimental study as a pilot project in the economic revival of small enterprises in Indonesia. We have applied LCS to local sauce companies operating with traditional equipment in Indonesia. The production process is updated from traditional systems to less contact with the help of IoT and smartphones. The novelty of this research lies in the integrated technology and economy starting from the production process, selecting recipes to online marketing. Thus, these companies can compete again to maintain business continuity. The LCS approach has been tested for its feasibility from both technical and economic aspects, so that it can be widely applied to help revive the survival of traditional food companies.

Keywords: Covid 19; IoT; Less Contact System; Small Enterprise; Smartphone


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