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Bringing sensor networks underwater with low-power acoustic communications

Muhammad Omar Khan, Affan A. Syed, Wei Ye, John Heidemann, Jack Wills
2008 Proceedings of the 6th ACM conference on Embedded network sensor systems - SenSys '08  
We are developing a new underwater acoustic modem targeted at the needs of sensor networks [7] .  ...  Other acoustic modems currently exist, however these modems do not share the same goals of our low-power, low-cost, and short range communication [8, 1] .  ... 
doi:10.1145/1460412.1460461 dblp:conf/sensys/KhanSYHW08 fatcat:uuoi7bs2ujbmvk5l445hbz73ky

A Survey on Current Underwater Acoustic Sensor Network Applications

Mohsin Murad, Adil A. Sheikh, Muhammad Asif Manzoor, Emad Felemban, Saad Qaisar
2014 Journal of clean energy technologies  
Index Terms-Acoustic communication, acoustic sensor network, underwater sensor network, UASN.  ...  Maximum underwater deployments rely on acoustics for enabling communication combined with special sensors having the capacity to take on harsh environment of the oceans.  ...  Acoustic communication has been the technology of choice for decades when it comes to transmitting signals underwater, but with their hefty price tags and heavy power usage, underwater acoustic modems  ... 
doi:10.7763/ijcte.2015.v7.929 fatcat:lwqo7dniyzctfd22joa7ycq3gi

Underwater Wireless Sensor Networks 2015

Dongkyun Kim, Juan C. Cano, Wei Wang, Floriano De Rango, Kun Hua
2015 International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks  
In the paper titled "Proteus II: Design and Evaluation of an Integrated Power-Efficient Underwater Sensor Node," the authors have designed and evaluated an integrated low-cost underwater sensor node with  ...  The authors in a paper titled "Design and Detection of Multilinear Chirp Signals for Underwater Acoustic Sensor Networks" got motivations by finding reduced power consumption and improved performance of  ...  In the paper titled "Proteus II: Design and Evaluation of an Integrated Power-Efficient Underwater Sensor Node," the authors have designed and evaluated an integrated low-cost underwater sensor node with  ... 
doi:10.1155/2015/623042 fatcat:zrbag3jurvebvbscclud7o6lcq

Realization of a Low Cost Low Power Acoustic Modem for Underwater Sensor Nodes

Ann Varghese, Aji George, James Kurian
2017 Zenodo  
This paper describes the realization of a low cost modem for underwater vehicles, sensor networks and biological monitoring systems.  ...  A power supply for driving the piezoelectric transducer around a low loss boost converter is also developed.  ...  To bring the concept of long-lived, dense sensor networks to the underwater environment, Wils [4] presents a modem which is of low-cost and low-power and for short-range communications.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3666993 fatcat:52bhp43edrcv7m3r3a5t3wrngm

Design and Realization of sensor nodes for dense underwater wireless sensor networks

Chao Lu, Shuo Wang, Min Tan
2008 IFAC Proceedings Volumes  
High cost and high power consumption of underwater acoustic modem have limited the applications and researches of underwater wireless sensor networks (UWSN).  ...  Therefore, some limitations of the acoustic signals, such as low speed, long delay, have profound implications on underwater communication and localization.  ...  CONCLUSIONS In this paper, a low-cost underwater sensor node with acoustic communication is designed and realized for the dense UWSN research.  ... 
doi:10.3182/20080706-5-kr-1001.02168 fatcat:olusan5senhwzgkhqj2hwkvahi

Research challenges and applications for underwater sensor networking

J. Heidemann, Wei Ye, J. Wills, A. Syed, Yuan Li
2006 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, 2006. WCNC 2006.  
This paper explores applications and challenges for underwater sensor networks.  ...  We identify research directions in shortrange acoustic communications, MAC, time synchronization, and localization protocols for high-latency acoustic networks, longduration network sleeping, and application-level  ...  We plan to extend sensor network platforms with a low-power, short-range acoustic communication device, so that large-scale underwater experiments and applications become possible.  ... 
doi:10.1109/wcnc.2006.1683469 dblp:conf/wcnc/HeidemannYWSL06 fatcat:whmvrtxg3nhifjwzif3ah3jtyy

AURP: An AUV-Aided Underwater Routing Protocol for Underwater Acoustic Sensor Networks

Seokhoon Yoon, Abul K. Azad, Hoon Oh, Sunghwan Kim
2012 Sensors  
Deploying a multi-hop underwater acoustic sensor network (UASN) in a large area brings about new challenges in reliable data transmissions and survivability of network due to the limited underwater communication  ...  Simulations, which are incorporated with a realistic underwater acoustic communication channel model, are carried out to evaluate the performance of the proposed scheme, and the results indicate that a  ...  However, designing an UASN brings about several new challenges due to the power limitations of underwater sensor (U-sensor) nodes and the unfavorable characteristics of the underwater acoustic channel  ... 
doi:10.3390/s120201827 pmid:22438740 pmcid:PMC3304142 fatcat:fhxsrkoksnaspcuvajkxd6wzdq

Underwater Acoustic Modems

Sandra Sendra, Jaime Lloret, Jose Miguel Jimenez, Lorena Parra
2016 IEEE Sensors Journal  
Due to the growing interest using underwater acoustic networks, there are more and more research papers about underwater communications.  ...  All presented proposals in the research literature are compared with commercial underwater acoustic modems.  ...  [34] described the design of a low-power acoustic modem for underwater sensor networks.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jsen.2015.2434890 fatcat:elpwsy2xvfhkhhegshgvr3vuoa

A SURVEY ON UNDERWATER SENSOR NETWORKS

2018 International Journal of Computing Communications and Networking  
underwater sensor, we also discuss the main problem or issue in underwater sensor network.  ...  Underwater sensor Networks consist of a variable number of sensors that are deployed to perform monitoring tasks over a given area.  ...  Each sensor is equipped with a low bandwidth acoustic modem and with various sensors (e.g., Drogues). Moreover, it can control its depth through a fish-like bladder apparatus and a pressure gauge.  ... 
doi:10.30534/ijccn/2018/57722018 fatcat:3n46o2uuj5haldihszas2msvku

The challenges of building scalable mobile underwater wireless sensor networks for aquatic applications

Jun-Hong Cui, Jiejun Kong, M. Gerla, Shengli Zhou
2006 IEEE Network  
The large-scale mobile Underwater Wireless Sensor Network (UWSN) is a novel networking paradigm to explore aqueous environments.  ...  wireless sensor networks.  ...  Compared with ground-based sensor networks, mobile UWSNs have to employ acoustic communications, since radio does not work well in underwater environments.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mnet.2006.1637927 fatcat:hf574ju265bkpayhhke6ackfvi

A technical survey on underwater communication

Saliq Afaque H, Vishal Dasari, T K Ramesh
2018 International Journal of Engineering & Technology  
The paper is a plot of the data surveyed on underwater communication which combines of major challenges associated with underwater applications and the approaches to mitigate some of these challenges is  ...  Underwater communication is one of the unique and challenging fields in communication engineering in the case of both designing and communication.  ...  In paper [14] , the author has proposed a low power wireless personal area network architecture that brings IPv6 to 802.15.4 networks.  ... 
doi:10.14419/ijet.v7i1.9502 fatcat:uidi6u4j35gxnpk7e3ceampk7e

Low-power acoustic modem for dense underwater sensor networks

Jack Wills, Wei Ye, John Heidemann
2006 Proceedings of the 1st ACM international workshop on Underwater networks - WUWNet '06  
To bring the concept of long-lived, dense sensor networks to the underwater environment, there is a compelling need to develop low-cost and low-power acoustic modems for short-range communications.  ...  We have performed preliminary tests with transducers for in-air communications.  ...  CONCLUSIONS This paper describes our work on designing and developing a low-power acoustic modem for underwater sensor networks.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1161039.1161055 dblp:conf/mobicom/WillsYH06 fatcat:fv6mxhphknd5vfvk35phpbpwsq

UA-MAC: An Underwater Acoustic Channel Access Method for Dense Mobile Underwater Sensor Networks

Chao Lv, Shuo Wang, Min Tan, Lan Chen
2014 International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks  
The long propagation delay and low data rate characteristics of acoustic communication attach many challenges to underwater wireless sensor networks.  ...  Based on the low-power low-cost underwater acoustic nodes we developed, the experiments were carried out to validate the proposed UA-MAC.  ...  and low-power underwater sensor nodes we developed.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2014/374028 fatcat:x7viuf47vvbhrbvptljra7kn6m

Review on Underwater Sensor Networks: Applications, Research Challenges and Time Synchronization

Dr. J. Sasi Kiran, L. Sunitha, D. Koteswara Rao, Anil Sooram
2015 International Journal of Engineering Research and  
Earth is covered with 70% of water that could be river and ocean also. The underwater sensor network technology become more and more popular for monitoring oceans.  ...  We are highlighting main applications and challenges of underwater sensor networks and the need of time synchronization schemes for Underwater Sensor Networks.  ...  Needed high power for communication: In underwater sensor communication need more power because the data as transfer in water medium [9] takes more.  ... 
doi:10.17577/ijertv4is051228 fatcat:n5e72yuzh5frzojecf6rl3a56y

A SURVEY ON UNDERWATER SENSOR NETWORKS

2018 International Journal of Computing Communications and Networking  
underwater sensor, we also discuss the main problem or issue in underwater sensor network.  ...  Underwater sensor Networks consist of a variable number of sensors that are deployed to perform monitoring tasks over a given area.  ...  Each sensor is equipped with a low bandwidth acoustic modem and with various sensors (e.g., Drogues). Moreover, it can control its depth through a fish-like bladder apparatus and a pressure gauge.  ... 
doi:10.30534/ijccn/2018/48722018 fatcat:xtfw7kmeo5b37ogpul7bqql5ry
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