Category: Technical Articles

Technical papers written in the field of wireless sensor networks

New Technologies Extend Wireless Sensing Range

Intel® IoT Platform has released a whitepaper of the New technologies that extends Wireless Sensing Ranges. According to the report, as more sensor nodes connect over wireless networks, there is a growing need for alternatives to interfaces like Wi-Fi*, Bluetooth*,…

GL Announces Enhanced SIP Protocol Emulator

In a GL Communications’ Newsletter January edition providing information and insight into their latest enhanced MAPS™ SIP Protocol Emulator. The emulator will help a user to generate and receive SIP Signalling with traffic. GL’s Message Automation & Protocol Simulation (MAPS™)…

Be Prepared for Next IoT Cyber Attack

The recent cyber-attack that used hacked home based IoT devices for massive Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack against major US web sites, clearly demonstrates the security threats of IoT edge devices and networks. DDoS is a type of DOS…

Detecting Explosives with Plants

A team of MIT engineers have transformed spinach plants into sensors that can detect explosives and wirelessly relay that information to a handheld device similar to a smartphone. According to Michael Strano, the Carbon P. Dubbs Professor of Chemical Engineering…

Spider signals

Ultraviolet (UV) reflective markings on male jumping spiders of the Cosmophasis umbratica species have been proven to impact the spiders’ sex recognition and sexual selection. A study led by Associate Professor Li Daiqin from National University of Singapore (NUS) Biological…

CHIC (CHip-in-Cell) – Autonomous bio-sensor

A Professor of Electrical Engineering at Stanford University has projected that the In-situ detection of chemical changes in human body at the cellular level can bring enormous benefits in diagnosis and in therapeutic monitoring. Professor Wong’s research aims at translating…

Wireless sensors in Automobile Industry

R&D Magazine has selected Filter Sensing Technologies (FST) to receive R&D 100 Award for the RF-DPFTM particulate filter sensor. The R&D 100 Award that recognizes the top 100 new technology products of the year. MIT spinout Filter Sensing Technologies (FST)…

Sensation in Robotic Arms

Caltech biologist Richard Andersen is working to incorporate a sense of touch into the neural prosthetics he has been helping develop for years—devices implanted in the brain that allow a paralyzed patient to manipulate a robotic arm. Using funding from…

The Magic of Chemical Sensing on a Chip

A principal research scientist at MIT’s Microphotonics Center, Anuradha Agarwal and her colleagues have developed miniaturized mid-infrared and far-infrared sensing systems that can be tuned to detect specific materials and their concentrations. Agarwal’s miniaturized infrared detection technology research offers the…