Advances in wireless networking, micro-fabrication and integration (for example, sensors and actuators manufactured using micro-electro mechanical system technology, or MEMS), and embedded microprocessors have enabled a new generation of massive-scale sensor networks suitable for a range of commercial and military applications. The technology promises to revolutionize the way we live, work, and interact with the physical environment.
This report provides the reader with an understanding of the various communication network methodologies and their evolution towards the sensor network arena with special focus on the cutting edge applications and technological breakthroughs. It includes sections focusing on the important challenges and technological drawbacks for the sensor networks giving detailed outlooks about the architecture and auto-configuration strategies involved in the networks. Wireless sensor challenges and the bottlenecks are evaluated relative to factors and scenarios that are of great importance and concern regarding deployment and performance.
This report evaluates the latest developments in the sensor network arena including tracking and monitoring applications. This report addresses all of the most important applications and uses today and those anticipated in the future. For example, wireless sensor networks find a huge role in homeland security applications. The report analyzes opportunities in this area with special focus on key applications such as passport control, air defense systems and border security applications.
The report also includes case analysis of sensor networks in the Asia Pacific region focusing primarily on China, Singapore, Japan and also South Korea.
- Wireless service providers including cellular mobile network operators and others
- Investors in the area of sensing, telemetry, remote monitoring and control
- Wireless component vendors and OEM manufacturers
- Application developers and systems integrators
- Wireless application and content providers
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