Designing low-cost wireless sensor networks for real-world applications

Walters, Brad; Lewis, Kelly
September 2012
ECN: Electronic Component News;Sep2012, Vol. 56 Issue 10, p20
Trade Publication
The article discusses the growing popularity of wireless sensor networks in the U.S. It outlines the challenges and complexities of installing and maintaining wired systems, which prompted several business companies to embrace wireless sensors due to their easy-to-use applications, mobility, and flexibility. It also provides tips on how to properly install wireless sensor to provide manageable data processing and display system.


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