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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.  ...  Significant progress has been made in terrestrial sensor networks to revolutionize sensing and data collection.  ...  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

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).  ...  The expensive commercial acoustic modems with excellent performance and long communication range for sale are far beyond the requirements of the dense UWSN in cost and power consumption.  ...  It is an important reason that current on-sale underwater acoustic modems can not be applied in a dense UWSN widely. Low power consumption. Underwater acoustic modem consumes most of the node power.  ... 
doi:10.3182/20080706-5-kr-1001.02168 fatcat:olusan5senhwzgkhqj2hwkvahi

Software Modems for Underwater Sensor Networks

Raja Jurdak, Pedro Aguiar, Pierre Baldi, Cristina Videira Lopes
2007 OCEANS 2007 - Europe  
The prohibitive monetary cost and high power consumption of existing acoustic hardware represent an obstacle for underwater sensor network deployment efforts.  ...  To address this issue, we propose underwater networks that rely on widely available speakers and microphones in electronic devices, coupled with software modems, to establish acoustic communication links  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENT The authors would like to thank Aude Bernard for her instrumental role in assisting with the underwater experiments. The work of R.  ... 
doi:10.1109/oceanse.2007.4302209 fatcat:i7e5c2d4nvh5jermkuennoc76e

Software Acoustic Modems for Short Range Mote-based Underwater Sensor Networks

Raja Jurdak, Cristina Videira Lopes, Pierre Baldi
2006 OCEANS 2006 - Asia Pacific  
Most recent work in underwater network development has relied on using expensive commercial acoustic modems or on building custom transceivers for each application to establish acoustic communication links  ...  The built-in Tmote hardware and the software modem enable acoustic communication in a short range shallow water network.  ...  Eliminating the need for specialized hardware for acoustic communication greatly reduces the cost of network nodes, facilitating the dense deployment of motes to form underwater acoustic sensor networks  ... 
doi:10.1109/oceansap.2006.4393864 fatcat:lem44pkuhbazrhwwq5fmohalwm

Determining the Suitability of FPGAs for a Low-Cost, Low-Power Underwater Acoustic Modem [chapter]

Ying Li, Lan Chen, Bridget Benson, Ryan Kastner
2012 Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering  
T Few dense underwater acoustic sensor networks (UWSN) currently exist because existing commercial acoustic modems are too expensive and power consuming.  ...  In order to enable the proliferation of UWSN, a new low-cost, low-power acoustic modem must be designed.  ...  We have designed a low-cost modem for small, dense underwater sensor networks around the lab-made transducer from a cost perspective.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-31003-4_65 fatcat:6gxicq2gejfntostj7de3yqphe

Design of Low-Power Acoustic Modem for Underwater Communication

Jagdale M.R.
2016 INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EMERGING TRENDS IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY  
Commercial underwater modems that do exist have been layout for sparse, lengthy range software as opposed to for small dense, sensor nets. The modulation method like ASK.  ...  There is a growing interest in the usage of underwater networked structures for oceanographic applications.  ...  Second, our modem is a low cost based acoustic modem with the capability of digital data communication.  ... 
doi:10.18535/ijetst/v3i02.15 fatcat:fdl4th5xezc3llsrtjlsl65doa

Underwater Acoustic Modems

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

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

Idle-time energy savings through wake-up modes in underwater acoustic networks

Albert F. Harris, Milica Stojanovic, Michele Zorzi
2009 Ad hoc networks  
Interest in underwater sensor networks has increased recently due to the possibility of using autonomous underwater vehicles and sensors to explore the oceans and monitor underwater equipment.  ...  This paper considers asynchronous idle-time power management techniques and the effects of acoustic modem properties on the optimal solutions.  ...  Because transmit power is so high for acoustic modems and idle energy is so low, this sleep time must be significantly longer than for radio sensor networks.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.adhoc.2008.07.014 fatcat:a5dqazd4f5gpllni64trjs7lfi

Energy Efficiency in Underwater Sensor Networks: a Research Review

K. Ovaliadis, N. Savage, V. Kanakaris
2010 Journal of Engineering Science and Technology Review  
Compared to the sensors of a terrestrial Ad Hoc Wireless Sensor Network (WSN), underwater sensors cannot use solar energy to recharge the batteries, and it is difficult to replace the batteries in the  ...  This paper reviews the research progress made to date in the area of energy consumption in underwater sensor networks (UWSN) and suggests further research that needs to be carried out in order to increase  ...  [9] , have developed a new inexpensive low power acoustic modem targeted particularly at supporting shortrange acoustic communication for dense underwater networks.  ... 
doi:10.25103/jestr.031.25 fatcat:iloxd43fwvemnm3hojftyu4z6y

An Ultrasonic Sensor Based Low-Power AcousticModem for Underwater Communication

Jagdale M. R., Puranik V. G
2016 International Journal Of Scientific Research And Education  
Commercial underwater modems that do exist have been layout for sparse, lengthy range software as opposed to for small dense, sensor nets. The modulation method like ASK.  ...  There is a growing interest in the usage of underwater networked structures for oceanographic applications.  ...  Angle sir Head of the Department BSIOTR PUNE, for their extended support in project. Finally I would like to thank V.G.  ... 
doi:10.18535/ijsre/v4i04.22 fatcat:nigqpmwvyjbi3d3bg6arypcjo4

A survey of practical issues in underwater networks

Jim Partan, Jim Kurose, Brian Neil Levine
2006 Proceedings of the 1st ACM international workshop on Underwater networks - WUWNet '06  
Acknowledgements Thanks to Lee Freitag, Milica Stojanovic, Jim Preisig, and the reviewers for helpful comments on this paper.  ...  While the low-cost modems being developed by Heidemann et al [7] could enable dense underwater sensor networks, sparse and mobile sensor networks will still certainly remain in operation.  ...  These efforts may change the economics for dense underwater sensor networks, as we discuss further below. Deployment.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1161039.1161045 dblp:conf/mobicom/PartanKL06 fatcat:lihqwbk5ivdivfodu4q4u4dtmy

A survey of practical issues in underwater networks

Jim Partan, Jim Kurose, Brian Neil Levine
2007 ACM SIGMOBILE Mobile Computing and Communications Review  
Acknowledgements Thanks to Lee Freitag, Milica Stojanovic, Jim Preisig, and the reviewers for helpful comments on this paper.  ...  While the low-cost modems being developed by Heidemann et al [7] could enable dense underwater sensor networks, sparse and mobile sensor networks will still certainly remain in operation.  ...  These efforts may change the economics for dense underwater sensor networks, as we discuss further below. Deployment.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1347364.1347372 fatcat:yyms5ofvd5ehbkc42qqxriegkm

State-of-the-art of the Physical Layer in Underwater Wireless Sensor Networks

Faiza Al-Salti, N. Alzeidi
2019 International Journal of Wireless & Mobile Networks  
The paper also surveys some of the underwater acoustic modems. This study is essential to better understand the challenges of designing UWSNs and alleviate their effects.  ...  It discusses issues related to the characteristics and challenges of the underwater communication channel, differences between terrestrial wireless sensor networks and UWSNs, and acoustic propagation models  ...  Underwater Sensor Networks (UWSNs) are considered a promising candidate for achieving this objective.  ... 
doi:10.5121/ijwmn.2019.11602 fatcat:y3rkmqjxxvdehew2zeexdxm6fy

Underwater Acoustic Modem For Short –Range Sensor Networks

V.G. Prof. Puranik
2015 Zenodo  
Commercial underwater modem that do exist were design for sparse,long range application ra ther than for small dense,sensor nets.  ...  These networks often rely on acoustic communication,which poses a number of challenges for reliable data transmission.  ...  Characteristics of underwater acoustic sensor network It uses acoustics waves, electromagnetic waves or optical waves.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1467559 fatcat:erlmzqgqhrd47cxoo2zkpflczm
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