The Wireless Sensor Network Market Waits - For What?

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A new West Technology Research Solutions report forecasts relative growth of emerging wireless sensor network protocols.

The study, “WTRS Wireless Sensor Network Technology Trends, Q3 2012”, analyzes competitive activities by prominent industry alliances and market penetration of associated wireless sensor network protocols.

“Wireless sensor network component markets continue to grow, although more slowly than anticipated,” according to Kirsten West, principal analyst with WTRS. “Generally companies appear to be waiting for the results of this fall’s U.S. presidential election before making further technology investments or commitments for investment.”

The WTRS Wireless Sensor Network Technology Trends Report analyzes and forecasts the market for wireless sensor networks. The report includes an evaluation of emerging Wireless Sensor Network technologies and associated software including ZigBee, Bluetooth Low Energy, Wavenis, IEEE 802.15.4, Low Power WiFi, Z-Wave, EnOcean, Dash7, and others.

The report also
. tracks the forecast for certified versus non-certified ZigBee products by market segment as well as by geography
. examines near versus long-range drivers impacting the market
. analyzes the potential market opportunities for Wireless Sensor Networks
. 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 is also included starting in 2005.

Report Title: WTRS Wireless Sensor Network Technology Trends Report Q3 2012
No. Pages: 289 pages
No. Tables/Figures: 239
Publication Date: September 2012
SKU#: WT091012CNTS
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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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