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Sensor Network Applications Sensor Network Applications and MEMS Sensors and MEMS Sensors EE 515/415 EE 515/415 D. T. Shaw D. T. Shaw 10/27/09 10/27/09
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“The Mote Revolution: Low Power Wireless Sensor Network Devices” Hot Chips 2004 : Aug 22-24, Faster, Smaller, Numerous Moore’s Law “Stuff” (transistors, etc) doubling every 1-2 years Bell’s Law New computing class every 10 years year log (people per computer) Streaming Data to/from the Physical World
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Bell’s Law: New computing class every 10 years Mainframes (1960s) Minicomputers (1970s) Personal computers and workstations evolving into a network enabled by Local Area Networking or Ethernet (1980s) Web browser client-server structures enabled by the Internet (1990s) Small form-factor devices such as cell phones and other cell phone sized devices (CPSD), e.g. BlackBerries, iPods(c. 2000) Wireless Sensor Networks, aka motes (c. >2005)
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3 generations of sensors
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Smart Dust Create a network of embedded sensors Explore system design issues Provide a platform to test Dust components
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This note was uploaded on 02/19/2011 for the course EE 515 taught by Professor Dr.shaw during the Fall '10 term at SUNY Buffalo.

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