Another Branches and Challenges of Sensor Networks Evolution

International Journal of P2P Network Trends and Technology (IJPTT)          
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Volume - 4 Issue - 1                           
Year of Publication : 2014
Authors :Yohan Suryanto , Yan Maraden


Yohan Suryanto , Yan Maraden ,"Another Branches and Challenges of Sensor Networks Evolution", International Journal of P2P Network Trends and Technology (IJPTT), V4(1):12-16 Jan - Feb 2014, ISSN:2249-2615,, Published by Seventh Sense Research Group.


Wireless sensor networks have been identified as one of the most important technologies for the 21st century [2]. They consist of nodes with wireless communication, sensing, and computation capabilities [3]. Earlier paper [2] predicted that the size of sensor will smaller and smaller like a dust and will not use IP protocol due to inefficiency reason. But today, wireless sensor evolution takes different path. The sensor size is become smaller as predicted but it is become dependent devices, the smaller sensor become part of other comprehensive devices like smart phone or special purpose device like spy planes or missiles. This paper present the new direction of wireless sensor evolution, which wireless sensor leave the communication part to special communication devices and use public communication based on IP protocol. Sensor based application starting to appear in smart phone along with spectacular smart phone user growth [14] which often includes camera, accelerometer, GPS, compass, touch sensor, gyroscope, and optical sensor, beside microphone and radio as a basic sensor.



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Sensor, Smart phone, Sensor based application, Sensor evolution, IP based network, Sensor Trend.