News tagged with sensor nodes

New software alleviates wireless traffic

The explosive popularity of wireless devices—from WiFi laptops to Bluetooth headsets to ZigBee sensor nodes—is increasingly clogging the airwaves, resulting in dropped calls, wasted bandwidth and botched connections. ...

dateApr 11, 2013 in Computer Sciences
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Greener disaster alerts

New software allows wireless sensor networks to run at much lower energy, according to researchers writing in the International Journal of Sensor Networks. The technology could improve efficiency for hurricane and other ...

dateJun 27, 2011 in Engineering
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Aircraft sensors without batteries or cables

An idea from EADS and Vienna University of Technology is taking off: in a joint project, Energy Harvester Modules suitable for aircrafts have been tested, which should supply sensor nodes with electrical ...

dateApr 10, 2013 in Engineering
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An electronic green thumb

If sensors are supposed to communicate with each other to compare the measured data and to secure them, then, in the future, a network of distributed sensor nodes will aid in that: the network ensures a problem-free communication ...

dateFeb 01, 2012 in Engineering
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