C3.1 - Wireless Sensor/Actuator Networks

R. Heynicke & G. Scholl
Resource conserving weight, material and energy savings, achievement of compliance with new environmental and safety requirements, costefficient retrofitting of already existing monitoring and control systems, improvement of labor productivity, inventory optimization, mobile operation and tracking, remote control and maintenance or alleviation and acceleration of awkward or laborious installations are only some reasons boosting wireless technologies in automation applications. Highly matured low-power CMOS technologies with an ever-increasing performance and steadily shrinking chip-sizes enable the integration of...