Development of a Wireless Sensor Network System for Early Forest Fire Detection

Conference: RFID Systech 2010 - European Workshop on Smart Objects: Systems, Technologies and Applications
06/15/2010 - 06/16/2010 at Ciudad, Spain

Proceedings: RFID Systech 2010

Pages: 7Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Bayo, A.; Antolín, D.; Medrano, N.; Calvo, B.; Celma, S. (Group of Electronic Design - I3A, University of Zaragoza, 50009 Zaragoza, Spain)

This paper presents the development of a wireless sensor network system for early forest detection. The proposed application is based on the Low-Rate Wireless Personal Area Network communications standard IEEE 802.15.4. The core hardware and software components of the developed node prototype network for this domain are described: sensor node hardware, microcontroller programming methodologies and networking. Within the implementation strategies, special attention has been paid to reach an appropriate energy handling, essential to achieve long battery life.