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Power considerations when using high capacity data storage on wireless sensor motes

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dc.contributor.author Healy, Michael
dc.contributor.author Newe, Thomas
dc.contributor.author Lewis, Elfed
dc.date.accessioned 2012-11-02T16:19:41Z
dc.date.available 2012-11-02T16:19:41Z
dc.date.issued 2009
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/2649
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract In recent years the onboard storage on wireless sensor motes has grown very dramatically, going from Kilobytes (KB) of available space to Gigabytes (GB). This massive increase has primarily come from the addition of support for micro or mini Secure Digital (SD) flash cards on the nodes. This extra storage capacity has led to new use cases for sensor motes which result in fewer data transmissions as a result of more in network aggregation and processing of the sensor data. The primary motivation for using this approach is that writing data to, and then reading data from the SD card, aggregating and processing this data before transmitting smaller packets, should be much more power efficient than transmitting the raw data using the onboard radio. We investigate the power profiles of applications that use SD cards for this purpose versus those that do not in order to determine if there is in fact any power savings, and if so, exactly how much energy can be saved. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher IEEE Computer Society en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Sensors;pp. 1415-1418
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1109/ICSENS.2009.5398434
dc.rights “© 2009 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other uses, in any current or future media, including reprinting/republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works, for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted component of this work in other works.” en_US
dc.subject data communications en_US
dc.subject flash memories en_US
dc.subject telecommunications security en_US
dc.subject wireless sensor networks en_US
dc.title Power considerations when using high capacity data storage on wireless sensor motes en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/conferenceObject en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor SFI en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor IRCSET en_US
dc.relation.projectid 05/CMS0071 en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US


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