Category: WSN Development

WSN Development with XBee

XBee is the brand name from Digi International for a family of form factor compatible radio modules. This technology can be used to provide advanced temperature control, smart lighting and assist in the controllability or automation of so many other…

How Real Is The World Of Wireless Sensor Networks?

Wireless sensor networks (WSN) are providing remarkable benefit for a number of industries. The ability to add remote sensing points, without the cost of running wires, results in numerous benefits including energy, security and material savings, process improvements, labor savings,…

Wireless Sensor Networks To Help Electrical Sub-stations

Wireless sensor networks (WSNs) have not only become an attractive solution for low power implementations and embedded systems but also for the Power transmission and distribution. Research is ongoing to develop an innovative power source to facilitate the running of…

Engineers Uncover Novel Wireless Brain Sensor

Engineers at Brown University in the United States of America have developed a novel wireless, broadband, rechargeable and fully implantable brain sensor that has performed well when tested more than a year with animal models. This is a major breakthrough…

Footballers to Wear Sensors

Fabrice Muamba, a 24-year-old professional soccer player in Britain playing for Bolton Wanderers, collapsed during a game last year after suffering cardiac arrest. He’s now up and walking but no more playing football. A 27-year-old Indian soccer player, Venkatesh Dhanraj…

Sensing Roles and Interactions using Mobile Phones

Traditional sensing applications have been limited to the collection of environmental data such as weather conditions or pollution levels. The availability of personal ubiquitous technologies, such as smart mobile phones and personal digital assistants (PDAs) enables a much richer set…