Wireless Sensor Network Technology Trends

by Enterprise Networking Planet Staff

New market research by West Technology analyzes market penetration of associated wireless sensor network protocols.

A new market research report, "WTRS Wireless Sensor Network Technology Trends, Q3 2011" by West Technology Research Solutions analyzes competitive activities by prominent industry alliances and market penetration of associated wireless sensor network protocols.

The report includes an evaluation of emerging Wireless Sensor Network technologies and associated software including ZigBee, Bluetooth Low Energy, Wavenis, IEEE 802.15.4, Low Power WiFi, Z-Wave, EnOcean, Dash7, and others.

"'The opportunity for wireless sensor networks in smart meters is far from settled,' according to Kirsten West, principal analyst at WTRS. 'While there are a fair number of wireless sensor network chips in new meters installed in the field, most are not active and many did not ship with a software stack on board. Additionally, most of the emerging opportunity for smart meters will be outside the US. Much of the success will depend on the development of home area network applications.'"

Read the Full Report Highlights at PR Newswire

This article was originally published on Wednesday Aug 24th 2011