Building Wireless Sensor Networks – by Robert Description:

Building Wireless Sensor Get ready to create distributed sensor systems and intelligent interactive devices using the ZigBee wireless networking protocol and Series 2 XBee radios. By the time youre halfway through this fast-paced hands-on guide youll have built a series of useful projects including a complete ZigBee wireless network that delivers remotely sensed data. Radio networking is creating revolutions in volcano monitoring performance art clean energy and consumer electronics. As you follow the examples in each chapter youll learn how to tackle inspiring projects of your own. This practical guide is ideal for inventors hackers crafters students hobbyists and scientists. Investigate an assortment of practical and intriguing project ideas Prep your ZigBee toolbox with an extensive shopping list of parts and programs Create a simple working ZigBee network with XBee radios in less than two hours — for under $100 Use the Arduino open source electronics prototyping platform to build a series of increasingly complex projects Get familiar with XBees API mode for creating sensor networks Build fully scalable sensing and actuation systems with inexpensive components Learn about power management source routing and other XBee technical nuances Make gateways that connect with neighboring networks including the Internet Building Wireless Sensor Networks – by Robert