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Massive Wireless Energy Transfer: Enabling Sustainable IoT Towards 6G Era [article]

Onel L. Alcaraz López, Hirley Alves, Richard Demo Souza, Samuel Montejo-Sánchez, Evelio M. García Fernández, Matti Latva-aho
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Recent advances on wireless energy transfer (WET) make it a promising solution for powering future Internet of Things (IoT) devices enabled by the upcoming sixth generation (6G) era.  ...  The main architectures, challenges and techniques for efficient and scalable wireless powering are overviewed in this paper.  ...  allocation and scheduling, RF-powered cognitive radio networks, -routing and medium access control (MAC) protocols, -research directions [16] MAC protocols for EH sensor networks ⊲sources for ambient  ... 
arXiv:1912.05322v2 fatcat:vb54qm4ksbcejhfkhzm3sshq5m

Rate Control for Wireless-Powered Communication Network with Reliability and Delay Constraints [article]

Onel L. Alcaraz López, Hirley Alves, Richard Demo Souza, Samuel Montejo-Sánchez, Evelio M. García Fernández
2019 arXiv   pre-print
We consider a two-phase Wireless-Powered Communication Network under Nakagami-m fading, where a wireless energy transfer process first powers a sensor node that then uses such energy to transmit its data  ...  rate, for which no battery charge information is available.  ...  For a two-phase wireless system, where first a WET process powers a lowpower sensor node that uses that energy to transmit its data in the Wireless Information Transmission (WIT) phase, we propose two  ... 
arXiv:1909.09203v1 fatcat:e6gz6dwpg5f5jk7cv5pu6wzh4i

MAC Protocol in Wireless Body Area Network for Mobile Health: A Survey and an Architecture Design

Xin Qi, Kun Wang, AnPeng Huang, Haifeng Hu, Guangjie Han
2015 International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks  
For a WBAN to provide high throughput and low delay in an energy-efficient way, designing an efficient medium access control (MAC) protocol is of paramount importance because the MAC layer coordinates  ...  To show the difference of MAC protocols between Energy-Harvesting wireless body area networks (EH-WBANs) and battery powered WBANs (BT-WBANs), this paper surveys the latest progresses in energy harvesting  ...  Synchronous protocol can synchronize a cluster of nodes for contention-free medium access.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2015/289404 fatcat:2ww4qmlgyfg3pef3ggeikavyuu

Airborne Wireless Sensor Networks for Airplane Monitoring System

Shang Gao, Xuewu Dai, Yu Hang, Yuyan Guo, Qian Ji
2018 Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing  
In this review, we present an overview of AMS and AWSN and demonstrate the requirements of AWSN for AMS particularly.  ...  In recent years, accumulating interest has been drawn to performing AMS via airborne wireless sensor network (AWSN) system with the advantages of flexibility, low cost, and easy deployment.  ...  For communication and networks within an airplane, the AWSN has become a good complimentary network to an airborne wired communication network. Airborne Wireless Sensor Nodes.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2018/6025825 fatcat:azzpimggtvdxzk34noftde4niq

Rate Control for Wireless-Powered Communication Network with Reliability and Delay Constraints

Onel L. Alcaraz Lopez, Hirley Alves, Richard Demo Souza, Samuel Montejo-Sanchez, Evelio M. Garcia Fernandez
2019 IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications  
We consider a two-phase Wireless-Powered Communication Network under Nakagami-m fading, where a wireless energy transfer process first powers a sensor node that then uses such energy to transmit its data  ...  rate, for which no battery charge information is available.  ...  For a two-phase wireless system, where first a WET process powers a lowpower sensor node that uses that energy to transmit its data in the Wireless Information Transmission (WIT) phase, we propose two  ... 
doi:10.1109/twc.2019.2939127 fatcat:soj22ngrnzbz7ij6ofof7m2que

I3Mote: An Open Development Platform for the Intelligent Industrial Internet

Borja Martinez, Xavier Vilajosana, Il Kim, Jianwei Zhou, Pere Tuset-Peiró, Ariton Xhafa, Dominique Poissonnier, Xiaolin Lu
2017 Sensors  
The I3Mote features the most advanced low-power components to tackle sensing, on-board computing and wireless/wired connectivity for demanding industrial applications.  ...  I3Mote is an advanced and compact prototyping system integrating the required components to be deployed as a product, leveraging the need for adopting industries to build their own tailored solution.  ...  The founding sponsors had collected and, upon anonymizing it, provided the dataset that was used for the results in this paper.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s17050986 pmid:28452945 pmcid:PMC5469339 fatcat:l4gswfigu5fw3l5nyggcxpmjpu

Reincarnation in the Ambiance: Devices and Networks with Energy Harvesting

R. Venkatesha Prasad, Shruti Devasenapathy, Vijay S. Rao, Javad Vazifehdan
2014 IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials  
We also throw light on the power management and networking aspects of the energy harvesting devices. At the end we discuss the major issues and avenues for further research.  ...  An alternative is to harvest energy from the environment.  ...  networks for wireless sensor networks [1] and (iv) existing energy harvesting sensor nodes [2] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/surv.2013.062613.00235 fatcat:yzncfkhaibbzdmwvvw5rq2qepu

WRENSys: Large-scale, rapid deployable mobile sensing system

Kyeong T. Min, Andrzej Forys, Anh Luong, Enoch Lee, Jon Davies, Thomas Schmid
2014 39th Annual IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks Workshops  
We present WRENSys, a system that allows for a low cost, rapidly deployable, large-scale and easy to maintain wireless mobile network, with minimal subject interference, to study contact networks of a  ...  We discuss our experiences with several hardware designs, including our new WREN sensor, base stations for charging and programming 2000 motes in parallel, software applications, and our deployment experiences  ...  The WREN features an RGB LED for debugging and as a status indicator for charging/fully charged while plugged in.  ... 
doi:10.1109/lcnw.2014.6927703 dblp:conf/lcn/MinFLLDS14 fatcat:dazfm3edlzapvcbgbztlpvvive

Design and Implementation of a Generic Energy-Harvesting Framework Applied to the Evaluation of a Large-Scale Electronic Shelf-Labeling Wireless Sensor Network

Pieter De Mil, Bart Jooris, Lieven Tytgat, Ruben Catteeuw, Ingrid Moerman, Piet Demeester, Ad Kamerman
2010 EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking  
The recent advances in both energy harvesters and low-power communication systems hold promise for deploying large-scale wireless green-powered sensor networks (WGSNs).  ...  Most wireless sensor networks (WSNs) consist of battery-powered nodes and are limited to hundreds of nodes.  ...  (ii) Indoor solar energy harvesting for sensor network router nodes [15] : this paper describes a solution for wireless patient health monitoring in hospitals.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2010/343690 fatcat:26u7zv6k4zcp5ft6ugpwqrekvi

Trio: enabling sustainable and scalable outdoor wireless sensor network deployments

P. Dutta, J. Hui, J. Jeong, S. Kim, C. Sharp, J. Taneja, G. Tolle, K. Whitehouse, D. Culler
2006 2006 5th International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks  
However, using the testbed has stressed the system software, networking protocols, and management tools in ways that have exposed subtle but serious weaknesses that were never discovered using indoor testbeds  ...  We present the philosophy, design, and initial evaluation of the Trio Testbed, a new outdoor sensor network deployment that consists of 557 solar-powered motes, seven gateway nodes, and a root server.  ...  Renewable Energy Trio circumvents the typical lifetime limitation resulting from a non-rechargeable battery by including a renewable energy supply based on the Prometheus solar charging system [11] for  ... 
doi:10.1109/ipsn.2006.243880 fatcat:w5ewlletqfexhdhbeqelrj67ua

Analytical Solution for Long Battery Lifetime Prediction in Nonadaptive Systems [chapter]

Dmitry Ivanov, Kim G. Larsen, Sibylle Schupp, Jiří Srba
2018 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Our approach shows a performance gain of up to 80% on two industrial wireless sensor protocol models, while improving the precision with up to 55%.  ...  We propose an analytical approach to address the performance and precision issues of battery modelling, and a trace extrapolation technique for extending the prediction horizon of Uppaal SMC.  ...  Gjøderum for their help with integrating our tool with VisuAAL and numerous discussions about the annotation of battery modes in Uppaal SMC models of the two wireless network protocols.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-99154-2_11 fatcat:4ibtfht7l5e27pxnql4fzyqgyi

Paradigms for Algorithms and Interactions [chapter]

Andrea Zanella, Michele Zorzi, Elena Fasolo, Anibal Ollero, Ivan Maza, Antidio Viguria, Marcelo Pias, George Coulouri, Chiara Petrioli
2010 Cooperating Embedded Systems and Wireless Sensor Networks  
Embedded WiSeNts Paradigms for algorithms and interactions  ...  SMAC Sensor MAC (SMAC) [12] is a MAC protocol designed for saving energy in sensor networks.  ...  Energy efficiency is considered in several MAC protocols, in particular in the case of wireless sensor networks.  ... 
doi:10.1002/9780470610817.ch3 fatcat:y6rg4ciutvelxkwt72fhwzdyd4

Integrated Triboelectric Nanogenerators in the Era of the Internet of Things

Abdelsalam Ahmed, Islam Hassan, Maher F. El‐Kady, Ali Radhi, Chang Kyu Jeong, Ponnambalam Ravi Selvaganapathy, Jean Zu, Shenqiang Ren, Qing Wang, Richard B. Kaner
2019 Advanced Science  
, synchronous with multiple energy sources and hybridized designs.  ...  Finally, the significant factors that need to be addressed when designing and optimizing TENG-based systems for energy harvesting and self-powered sensing applications are discussed.  ...  Temperature sensors. a) Demonstration of the wireless temperature sensor node enabled by a duck shape TENG.Reproduced with permission. [5] Copyright 2017, John Wiley & Sons. b) Demo of a wireless smart  ... 
doi:10.1002/advs.201802230 pmid:31871856 pmcid:PMC6918099 fatcat:xykd3fihu5hgdjgcv47u7ojcam

A 13,000 km Intercontinental Trip with Driverless Vehicles: The VIAC Experiment

M. Bertozzi, A. Broggi, A. Coati, R. I. Fedriga
2013 IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Magazine  
Acknowledgments This work has been supported by the European Research Council (ERC) within the Open Intelligent Systems for Future Autonomous Vehicles (OFAV) Advanced Investigators Grant.  ...  of each run and at good speed (between 40 and 50 km/h, the expected speed for an electric vehicle driving with fully charged batteries).  ...  Introduction I ssues like the improvement of safety conditions, the optimization of transport network usage, energy consumption reduction or pollution decrease have been given a large emphasis in the last  ... 
doi:10.1109/mits.2012.2225651 fatcat:6ky7vynakjgnvgavi4gtwl5jju

Design and Implementation of a Middleware for Sentient Spaces

Bijit Hore, Hojjat Jafarpour, Ramesh Jain, Shengyue Ji, Daniel Massaguer, Sharad Mehrotra, Nalini Venkatasubramanian, Utz Westermann
2007 2007 IEEE Intelligence and Security Informatics  
via different protocols.  ...  Surveillance is an important task for guaranteeing the security of individuals. Being able to intelligently monitor the activity in given spaces is essential to achieve such surveillance.  ...  different sensor types via different protocols over a network.  ... 
doi:10.1109/isi.2007.379541 dblp:conf/isi/HoreJJJMMVW07 fatcat:mzoxxxa4hbfkfa3drxcaz2gsay
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