Saturday, September 3, 2011

Home’s electrical wiring acts as antenna to receive low-power sensor data

Home’s electrical wiring acts as antenna to receive low-power sensor data

Sensors developed by researchers at the University of Washington and the Georgia Institute of Technology use residential wiring to transmit information to and from almost anywhere in the home, allowing for wireless sensors that run for decades on a single watch battery. The technology could be used in home automation or medical monitoring.

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