Outlook for Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) 2013

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Wireless Sensor Network (WSN)

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Businesses, R&D institutions, governmental organizations related to WSN

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I       Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN)
1.   Current Status of WSN
2.   Challenges of WSN to be in Practice
3.   Target and Expected Effects of Adopting WSN
4.   WSN Environment and Factors
1)    Advanced Network Society
2)    Case Studies of WSN and Influence to Society
3)    Ubiquitous communication/Observation of Network Society
5.   Technology Component of WSN
1)    Sensor Nodes
2)    Adhoc networking/Multi-hop transmission network
3)    Power Source Issues - Energy Harvesting
4)    Power Source Issues - Wireless Power feeding/Rectenna
5)    Big Data Processing
6)    Data Processing/Data Analysis - Data Mining, etc.
7)    Wireless M2M
8)    Standardization
9)    Cloud Technologies/Cloud Services
10) Solution of Interference Problems/Software Development in Wireless Transmission
6.   Issues and Challenges in WSN
1)    Challenges of functions and performance
2)    Price trends (sensor nodes)
3)    Price trends (communication infrastructures, etc.)
4)    Power source issues
5)    Cost for software development
6)    Political and administrative obstacles
7)    WSN in agriculture
8)    Reliability of wireless operation
9)    Regulations stipulated in the Radio Act
10) Illusion and overestimation of WSN
11) Issues of costs and cost sharing
7.   Approaches by Leading Companies and R&D Institutions towards WSN Business
8.   Case Studies of Overseas WSN
1)    Current Status of WSN Overseas
2)    Approaches in Leading Countries
II      WSN-Introduced Industries and Mid-Term Outlook
1.   Current Status of Industries that Introduced WSN
1)    Agriculture/Livestock business (the primary industries)
2)    Bridges (public infrastructure)
3)    Roads/tunnels (public infrastructure/disaster prevention)
4)    Monitoring of rivers (public infrastructure/disaster prevention)
5)    Health care/health control
6)    Smart meter (energy industry)
7)    Smart grid (energy industry)
8)    Snart city/Smart community (energy industry)
9)    Buildings/Factories/Commercial facilities
10) Other Industries and areas
2.   Supplementary Budget for FY2012
3.   Perspectives on Introduction of WSN by industry (from FY2015 to FY2020)
1)    Primary Industries (agriculture/livestock business/forestry/fishery)
2)    Bridges/railway business
3)    Roads/tunnels
4)    Rivers/volcanoes
5)    Health care
6)    Energy (electricity)
7)    Facilities/metropolitan
4.   Estimated Size of WSN System/Sensor Node Markets
III    Trends in Leading Businesses
- Visualizing Information on Atmosphere in Environmental WSN Business
The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
- Approaches at ResearchCenter for Ubiquitous MEMS and Micro Engineering
The New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)
- Green Sensor Network Sysetm Development Project
Seiko Instruments Inc.
- Support Visualization of Environment
- Smart Meter Project
- M2M Solution "CONNEXIVE"
Nihon Dengyo Kosaku (DENGYO)
- WSN as a new business
The National Agriculture and Food Research Organization
- NARO Agricultural ResearchCenter (NARO/ARC)
- WSN at Fujitsu: WisReed/Akisai/Fujitsu Laboratories


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* Equivalent value in US$ (Today's rate : $1= 113.58 yen , 2021/12/08 Japan)