Support for Cell Broadcast as Global Emergency Alert System

Cell Broadcast (CB) is a possible technical realisation of a global emergency alert system. It is a technique used for sending short text messages to all mobile stations (MSs) in a defined geographical area. An potential effect of using CB is the increase in battery consumption of the Continue reading

Automobile Control Systems: Transition from Controller Area Networks to Ethernets

Due to concerns about the negative impacts of powering vehicles using fossil fuel and the future availability of fossil fuel, there has been an increased focus on electric vehicles. However, current electric vehicle energy efficiency is Continue reading

Energy Optimization Mechanism for Mobile Terminals using Vertical Handoff between WLAN and CDMA2000 Networks

This paper presents energy optimization mechanism for mobile terminals (MTs) using vertical handoff between Wireless LAN (WLAN) and CDMA2000 networks. Several techniques for optimizing the power consumption of MTs have been considered in literature. Some of these techniques could be used Continue reading

Wireless Low Power Data Acquisition Device: Embedded Design and Application

Embedded systems are utilized in various modern-day applications in order to ease routine tasks that are otherwise demanding in manpower; an example of which is data sensing and acquisition. Modern sensor applications usually involve one or more embedded microcomputer systems with Continue reading