What does the Future hold for Wireless Sensor Networks?. Loren Schwiebert Wayne State University Department of Computer Science [email protected] http://www.cs.wayne.edu/~loren. Why Wireless Sensors Now?.
Consider Multiple Generations of Berkeley Motes
Consider a 40 Year Old Computer
Remote deployment of sensors for tactical monitoring of enemy troop movements.
Sensor readings can be inaccurate. Protocols need to recognize this.
Relative Humidity Sensor
Accuracy of ±5%
±8% at 90% Relative Humidity
±2% with calibration
Sensors with Micromachines
Low-Power Motors that Support Mobility
"Dear Mom...I'm sitting..."
Research collaborators (and for slides):
Technical Assistance: Joel Schwiebert