ResearchMoz

Wireless Sensor Networks 2012-2022

IDTechEx
Published Date » 2012-04-01
No. Of Pages » 342
   
   
The WSN business is set to become a multibillion dollar activity but only if there is major progress with standards and technology. This techno-marketing report scopes over 140 manufacturers and developers and looks closely at the impediments to rollout and how to overcome them. For example, today's power sources often stand in way of the desired 20 year life so the report looks closely at how energy harvesting can help and profiles 40 relevant power source manufacturers. Ten year WSN forecasts are made based on the very latest information.   Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) - self organising, self healing networks of small "nodes" - have huge potential across industrial, military and many other sectors. While appreciable sales have new been established, major progress depends...
Table of Content

1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONS
1.1. Replacing wired sensor systems
1.2. What is a mesh network?
1.3. The basic mesh network
1.4. IDTechEx forecasts
1.5. Node price trends.
1.6. IDTechEx forecast for 2032
1.7. Three generations of active RFID
1.8. Why the USA is ahead
1.9. Power for tags
1.10. Trend towards multiple energy harvesting

2. INTRODUCTION
2.1. Active vs passive RFID
2.2. Three generations of active RFID
2.3. Second Generation is RTLS
2.4. Third Generation is WSN
2.4.1. Managing chaos and imperfection
2.4.2. The whole is much greater than the parts
2.4.3. Achilles heel - power
2.4.4. View from UCLA
2.4.5. View of Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers
2.4.6. View of the International Telecommunications Union
2.4.7. View of the Kelvin Institute
2.4.8. Contrast with other short range radio
2.4.9. A practical proposition
2.4.10. Wireless mesh network structure
2.5. Three waves of adoption
2.5.1. WSN leads RTLS
2.5.2. Subsuming earlier forms of active RFID?
2.6. Ubiquitous Sensor Networks (USN) and TIP
2.7. Defining features of the three generations
2.8. WSN paybacks
2.9. Supply chain of the future

3. PHYSICAL STRUCTURE, SOFTWARE AND PROTOCOLS
3.1. Physical network structure
3.2. Power management
3.2.1. Power Management of mesh networks
3.3. Operating systems and signalling protocols
3.3.1. Standards still a problem
3.3.2. WSN as part of overall physical layer standards
3.3.3. Why not use ZigBee IEEE 802.15.4?
3.3.4. Protocol structure of ZigBee
3.3.5. IP for Smart Objects Alliance
3.3.6. WirelessHART, Hart Communication Foundation
3.3.7. ISA100.11a
3.3.8. IEEE 802.15.4a to the rescue?
3.3.9. 6lowpan and TinyOS
3.3.10. Associated technologies and protocols
3.3.11. ISA SP100
3.3.12. ISO/IEC 14543-3-10
3.4. Dedicated database systems
3.5. Programming language nesC / JAVA

4. ACTUAL AND POTENTIAL WSN APPLICATIONS
4.1. General
4.2. Precursors of WSN
4.3. Intelligent buildings
4.3.1. WSN in buildings
4.3.2. Self-Powered Wireless Keycard Switch Unlocks Hotel Energy Savings
4.4. Military and Homeland Security
4.5. Oil and gas
4.5.1. EnerPak harvesting power management for wireless sensors
4.6. Healthcare
4.7. Farming
4.8. Environment monitoring
4.9. Transport and logistics
4.10. Aircraft

5. EXAMPLES OF DEVELOPERS AND THEIR PROJECTS
5.1. Geographical distribution of WSN practitioners and users
5.2. Profiles of 142 WSN suppliers and developers
5.3. Ambient Systems
5.3.1. Introduction
5.3.2. How Ambient Product Series 3000 works
5.3.3. The power of local intelligence: Dynamic Event Reporting
5.3.4. How SmartPoints communicate with the Ambient wireless infrastructure
5.3.5. Ambient Wireless Infrastructure - The power of wireless mesh networks
5.3.6. Ambient network protocol stack
5.3.7. Rapid Reader for high-volume data communication
5.3.8. Ambient Studio: Managing Ambient wireless networks
5.3.9. Comparing Ambient to wireless sensor networks (including ZigBee)
5.3.10. Comparing Ambient to active RFID and Real Time Locating Systems
5.4. Arch Rock
5.5. Auto-ID Labs Korea/ ITRI
5.6. Berkeley WEBS
5.6.1. Epic
5.6.2. SPOT - Scalable Power Observation Tool
5.7. Chungbuk National University Korea
5.8. Dust Networks
5.8.1. Smart Dust components
5.8.2. Examples of benefits
5.8.3. KV Pharmaceuticals
5.8.4. Milford Power
5.8.5. Fisher BioServices
5.8.6. PPG
5.8.7. Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel
5.8.8. SmartMesh Standards
5.8.9. US DOE project
5.9. Crossbow Technology
5.10. Emerson Process Management
5.10.1. Grane offshore oil platform
5.11. GE Global Research
5.12. Holst Research Centre IMEC - Cornell University
5.12.1. Body area networks for healthcare
5.13. Intel
5.14. Kelvin Institute
5.15. Laboratory for Assisted Cognition Environments LACE
5.16. Millennial Net
5.17. Motorola
5.18. National Information Society Agency
5.18.1. The vision for Korea
5.18.2. First trials
5.18.3. Seawater - oxygen, temperature
5.18.4. Setting concrete - temperature, humidity
5.18.5. Greenhouse microclimate - temperature, humidity
5.18.6. Hospital - blood temperature, drug temp and humidity
5.18.7. Recent trials
5.18.8. Program of future work
5.19. National Instruments WSN platform
5.20. Newtrax Technologies
5.20.1. Canadian military
5.20.2. Decentralised architecture
5.20.3. Inexpensive and expendable sensors
5.21. TelepathX
5.22. University of California Los Angeles CENS
5.23. University of Virginia NEST
5.23.1. NEST: Network of embedded systems
5.23.2. Technical overview
5.23.3. Programming paradigm
5.23.4. Feedback control resource management
5.23.5. Aggregate QoS management and local routing
5.23.6. Event/landmark addressable communication
5.23.7. Team formation
5.23.8. Microcell management
5.23.9. Local services
5.23.10. Information caching
5.23.11. Clock synchronization and group membership
5.23.12. Distributed control and location services
5.23.13. Testing tools and monitoring services
5.23.14. Software release: VigilNet
5.24. Wavenis and Essensium
5.24.1. Essensium's WSN product vision
5.24.2. Fusion of WSN, conventional RFID, RTLS and low power System on Chip integration
5.24.3. Concurrent skill sets to be applied
5.24.4. Integration with end customer.

6. POWER FOR TAGS
6.1. Batteries
6.1.1. Customised and AAA / AA batteries
6.1.2. Planar Energy Devices
6.1.3. AlwaysReady Smart NanoBattery
6.1.4. Energy storage of batteries in standard and laminar formats
6.1.5. Future options for highest energy density
6.2. Laminar fuel cells
6.2.1. Bendable fuel cells: on-chip fuel cell on a flexible polymer substrate
6.3. Energy Harvesting
6.3.1. Energy harvesting with rechargeable batteries
6.3.2. Energy harvesting WSN at SNCF France
6.3.3. Photovoltaics
6.3.4. Battery free energy harvesting
6.3.5. Thermoelectrics in inaccessible places
6.3.6. Other options
6.3.7. Wireless sensor network powered by trees
6.4. Field delivery of power

7. IMPEDIMENTS TO ROLLOUT OF WSN
7.1. Concerns about privacy and radiation
7.2. Reluctance
7.3. Competing standards and proprietary systems
7.4. Lack of education
7.5. Technology improvement and cost reduction needed
7.5.1. Error prone
7.5.2. Scalability
7.5.3. Sensors
7.5.4. Locating Position
7.5.5. Spectrum congestion and handling huge amounts of data
7.5.6. Optimal routing, global directories, service discovery
7.6. Niche markets lead to first success

8. MARKETS 2010-2022
8.1. Background
8.2. History and forecasts
8.2.1. IDTechEx forecasts 2010-2022
8.2.2. IDTechEx forecast for 2032
8.2.3. Market and technology roadmap to 2032
8.2.4. The overall markets for ZigBee and wireless sensing.

9. 42 PROFILES OF RELEVANT POWER SOURCE SUPPLIERS AND DEVELOPERS
9.1. A123 Systems
9.2. Advanced Battery Technologies
9.3. Altairnano
9.4. BASF - Sion
9.4.1. BASF licenses Argonne Lab's cathode material
9.5. BYD
9.5.1. Volkswagen
9.5.2. Car superlatives
9.5.3. Plans for the USA
9.6. CapXX
9.7. Celxpert
9.8. China BAK
9.9. Cymbet
9.10. Duracell
9.11. Electrovaya
9.12. Enerize USA and Fife Batteries UK
9.13. Front Edge
9.14. Furukawa
9.15. Harvard
9.16. Hitachi Maxell
9.17. Holst
9.18. IBM
9.19. Infinite Power Solutions
9.20. Kokam America
9.21. LGChem
9.22. Microsemi
9.23. MIT
9.24. National Renewable
9.25. NEC
9.26. Nippon Chemi-Con Japan
9.27. Oak Ridge
9.28. Panasonic (formerly Matsushita, now owns Sanyo)
9.29. PolyPlus Battery
9.30. Planar
9.31. Renata
9.32. ReVolt
9.33. Saft
9.34. Sandia
9.35. Solicore
9.36. Superlattice
9.37. Tadiran
9.38. Tech Univ Berlin
9.39. Toshiba
9.40. Sony
9.41. Univ Calif
9.42. Virtual Extension

APPENDIX 1: IDTECHEX PUBLICATIONS AND CONSULTANCY

APPENDIX 2: GLOSSARY

List of Tables

NA

List of Figures

NA

Upcoming Reports:

Poland: soda ash market
By - Williams and Marshal Strategy
This report presents a comprehensive overview of the soda ash market in Poland and its state as of January 2014. It provides detailed analysis of the industry, its dynamics and structure. The purpose of the report is to describe the state of the soda ash market in Poland, to present actual and retrospective information about the volumes and dynamics of production, imports, exports and consumption, the characteristics of the market for the period 2008-2012 and to build a forecast for the market development until 2018. In the same way, the report presents an elaborate overview of the main...
Cement Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019
By - Transparency Market Research
Cement is a key building material which is used as a binder. Clay and limestone are key raw materials used in the manufacture of cement. Cement can also be used in mixture as a concrete and mortar. Mortar is formed by mixing cement with sand whereas concrete is formed by mixing cement, sand, fine aggregate and coarse aggregate. Mortar is used to bind blocks, stone and bricks into walls. Concrete is used in varied constructional purposes. One of the major drivers for cement market is steady and consistent growth in construction industry. Strong growth prospects of construction industry...
Hydrographic Equipment Market - Global Industry Analysis, Market Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2019
By - Transparency Market Research
Hydrographic survey is a process used to measure and describe the bodily features of oceans, seas coastal areas, lakes and rivers. The equipments which are required to do such surveys are known as hydrographic equipments. The main goal of hydrographic surveys is to ensure safe maritime navigation. Sometimes the term hydrographic surveys and maritime cartography are used synonymously; however maritime cartography is the final process of hydrographic surveys and is used to convert the raw data collected in hydrographic surveys to pull out some useful information. Hydrographic surveys are...

Research Assistance

We will be happy to help you find what you need.
Please call us or write us:

866-997-4948 (Us-Canada Toll Free)
Tel: +1-518-618-1030
Email: sales@researchmoz.us
Select License type:

Share this report

Related News

Food Imported by the U.S. Under Scanner
Nov 27, 2014  
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security have joined forces to address a major issue of national security - food supply. Given the fact that 15% of the country’s food supply is being imported from overseas, it has become imperative to monitor from where the food is coming in. FDA officers recently inspected a plant in Carson, checking...
iPhone 6 Consistently Best Smartphone: Japan
Nov 27, 2014  
BCN, one of the tracking websites in Japan, has tracked the sales of multiple consumer devices on a weekly and monthly basis. Their results show that the iPhone has held the top positions in all its segments for the past three months. The months of October saw Apple’s iPhone 6 in dominion by holding the top six positions for smartphone sales. Of the 14, it held 9 places after...
Renewable Energy Supersedes Nuclear Power in Scotland
Nov 27, 2014  
Reports by BusinessGreen show that clean energy in Scotland has produced more power than coal, gas, or nuclear. This is the first time it has happened in the first half of 2014.  New industry figures will also show on Thursday, how renewable energy through hydro power plants, wind farms, and other clean technologies in Scotland provides as the single largest source of electricity...
World Cup Stadium at Qatar to be Renovated for 2022 FIFA World Cup
Nov 26, 2014  
The design for renovation of the Khalifa International Stadium will soon be unveiled by the organization that is responsible for building the infrastructure and stadiums for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar. The main construction work on the stadium is being looked into by two prominent construction companies. The joint venture is between Six Construct and Midmac Contracting. Six Construct is a...
DOD Spending Low, Corps Look for More Work in Alaska
Nov 24, 2014  
Military construction across Alaska continues to decline. Government contractors expect to keep busy for the time being with work delegated by other federal agencies. The United States Army Corps of Engineers expects to have more than US$410 million worth of work available on at least 400 projects in the 2015 fiscal year. Chris Tew, the Alaska Contracting Division chief said that is...