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Bluetooth energy characteristics in wireless sensor networks


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Wireless Pervasive Computing, 2008. ISWPC 2008. 3rd International Symposium on


IEEE ISBN: 978-1-4244-1652-3




In this paper a measurement system to create an experimental model and a tool box for simulations concerning both the energy consumption and the time aspect when creating wireless sensor networks using Bluetooth 2.0 + enhanced data rate has been developed. Further energy and time characteristics for critical events when using Bluetooth 2.0 in wireless sensor networks are investigated experimentally, with the main events; create connection, send data, receive data, and idle state. Results show that when allowing higher latencies for the connection in the Wireless Sensor Networks the power consumption drops drastically when using low power mode as sniff.


author = {Martin Ekstr{\"o}m and Marcus Bergblomma and Javier Garcia Casta{\~n}o and Maria Lind{\'e}n and Mikael Ekstr{\"o}m},
title = {Bluetooth energy characteristics in wireless sensor networks},
pages = {198--202},
month = {May},
year = {2008},
booktitle = {Wireless Pervasive Computing, 2008. ISWPC 2008. 3rd International Symposium on},
publisher = {IEEE ISBN: 978-1-4244-1652-3},
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