P6.3 - Wireless Sensor Networks - from Recent Developments to Industrial Standards

Gerald Kupris
Already for quite some time efforts in the industry are ongoing to attain standardization for wireless communication in radio nets of small range (WPANs - wireless personal area networks). Target markets here are for example house automation, sensor networks or industrial data communication. IEEE 802.15.4® is a standard for short range wireless communication and has been ratified by the “Institute of the Electrical and Electronics Engineers” of the USA in May 2003. In this standard...