Market for Wireless Sensor Networks on the Rebound

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A new West Technology Research Solutions report evaluates the opportunity for 802.15.4, EnOcean, Bluetooth Low Energy, Low Power Wi-Fi, and ZigBee chipsets. The report includes a five-year forecast of dominant technologies.

Companies are back in growth mode and are looking for new opportunities to expand their revenues. Some OEMs are taking an acquisition approach to evolving their product line, while others are integrating emerging wireless sensor network options into their products. New wireless protocols such as Bluetooth Low Energy are emerging and gaining interest among OEMs in the marketplace.

The newly updated study, "WTRS Wireless Sensor Network Technology Trends, Q1 2010", reviews and analyzes the available and proposed technology solutions competing for dominance in the wireless sensor network segment.

"The market for wireless sensor network components appears to be on the rebound", said Kirsten West, Principal Analyst with WTRS. "Companies are back in growth mode and are looking for new opportunities to expand their revenues. Some OEMs are taking an acquisition approach to evolving their product line, while others are integrating emerging wireless sensor network options into their products. New wireless protocols such as Bluetooth Low Energy are emerging and gaining interest among OEMs in the marketplace."

The WTRS Wireless Sensor Network Technology Trends Report analyzes and forecasts the market for wireless sensor networks. The report includes a thorough evaluation of emerging Wireless Sensor Network technologies and associated software including ZigBee, Bluetooth Low Energy, IEEE 802.15.4, Low Power WiFi, EnOcean, and others.

The report also

…analyzes the potential market opportunities for Wireless Sensor Networks
…examines near versus long-range drivers impacting the market
…tracks the activities of industry alliances, strategic partnerships, and SIGs
…contains an in-depth assessment and analysis of chipset features
…evaluates energy harvesting technologies employed in wireless sensor networks

The report provides 5-year forecasts of dominant emerging wireless sensor network technologies that detail sales volume, unit shipments, and average selling price by vertical market segment as well as by
geography. Applications forecast include Smart Metering, Home Area Network, Residential Health, Building Automation, Energy Management, Facility Medical, Industrial Automation, Consumer, Medical, Agriculture, Security, and Transportation. Historical price and volume data are also included.

Report Title: WTRS Wireless Sensor Network Technology Trends Report Q1 2010
No. Pages: 183 pages
No. Tables/Figures: 140
Publication Date: April 7, 2010
SKU#: WT032410CNTS

More information at http://www.wtrs.net/wsntechtrends.htm

WTRS (West Technology Research Solutions) provides decision makers and strategists with the latest research and analysis on emerging wireless technologies. Located in California, WTRS has a ten year history providing the leading independent viewpoint on emerging wireless technologies, markets and applications. We're ready to help your company make market decisions and plan for the future.

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