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sensor network

A low-speed industrial network that is used to connect sensors to actuators. A sensor network implies limited or no controller functions. Multiple sensor networks may be coupled to form device networks. See industrial control network and visual sensor network.
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The issue is how to embed analytics into the wireless sensor network control units so that only the alert data needed is transmitted.
8220;Wireless sensor network component markets continue to grow, although more slowly than anticipated,” according to Kirsten West, principal analyst with WTRS.
This SilverLink Sensor Network is a new approach to unlocking insights from real-time Smart Grid data to enable breakthrough business value.
This work reviews practical and theoretical aspects of sensor network data management, for those working in database, data warehousing, data mining, and sensor network research.
Intel plans to begin home trials of this sensor network in the second half of 2004.
The overall Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) chipsets market consists of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 802.
WTRS Wireless Sensor Network Technology Trends, Q1 2012", analyzes competitive activities by prominent industry alliances and market penetration of associated wireless sensor network protocols.
Localization algorithms and strategies for wireless sensor networks.
This book provides the basics needed to develop sensor network software and supplements it with many case studies covering network applications.
International contributors in computer science and electronic engineering, most working in India, describe applications of wireless sensor networks in fields including communication, health monitoring, and green computing.
com)-- The study, “WTRS Wireless Sensor Network Technology Trends, Q1 2012,” analyzes competitive activities by prominent industry alliances and market penetration of associated wireless sensor network protocols.

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