Ambient Intelligence: Impact on Embedded System Design by Twan Basten, Marc Geilen, Harmke de Groot

By Twan Basten, Marc Geilen, Harmke de Groot

Hugo de guy Professor Katholieke Universiteit Leuven Senior learn Fellow IMEC The regular evolution of undefined, software program and communications know-how is swiftly reworking the computer- and dot.com global into the realm of Ambient Intelligence (AmI). This subsequent wave of data expertise is fundam- tally various in that it makes dispensed stressed and instant computing and verbal exchange disappear to the heritage and places clients to the foreground. AmI adapts to humans rather than the opposite direction round. it is going to increase our recognition, visual display unit our overall healthiness and safety, consultant us via site visitors and so forth. in brief, its final objective is to enhance the standard of our lifestyles through a quiet, trustworthy and safe interplay with our social and fabric setting. What makes AmI engineering so interesting is that its layout starts off from learning individual to global interactions that have to be carried out as an int- ligent and self reliant interaction of just about all valuable networked digital intelligence at the globe. this can be a new and fascinating size for many choose- cal and software program engineers and will allure extra inventive expertise to engineering than natural know-how does. improvement of the major expertise for AmI will basically prevail if the engineering learn group is ready to affix forces as a way to make Mark Weiser’s dream of 1991 come actual. it will now not be enterprise as ordinary by way of simply doubling transistor count number or clock velocity in a microprocessor or expanding the bandwidth of communique.

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However‚ the HiperLAN/2 standard‚ that consists of a single specification‚ is still receiving some attention as an European standard. Furthermore‚ HiperLAN/2 has the advantage of offering QoS features as well as higher security in the base standard. 11i drafts‚ in an effort towards filling this gap. For a comprehensive comparison between the two standards the reader is referred to [14]. The second issue is related to the security of the communication. This is a major issue for wireless due to the nature of the transmission mechanism (electromagnetic signals traveling through the air).

A combination of analogue and digital design‚ possibly augmented with physical sensors and electromechanical actuators. As the characteristic dimensions of silicon devices approach sizes of tens of nanometers‚ they become within the ranges of the typical sizes of micro electronic mechanical devices (MEMS)‚ leading to a potential combination of elements from the classical silicon technology with elements from the newly developed nano-technology. For the design of embedded system devices that opens new opportunities‚ but it also combines the complexity of ultra-large scale integration with the complexity of ultra-small device design [7].

The most recent and powerful versions of these two standards operate in the license-exempt 5GHz band‚ and are able to provide maximum physical layer band widths of 54 Mbps. 11 standard is emerging as the dominating solution. 11 a/b/g) with different features‚ including various operating frequencies and bandwidths. However‚ the HiperLAN/2 standard‚ that consists of a single specification‚ is still receiving some attention as an European standard. Furthermore‚ HiperLAN/2 has the advantage of offering QoS features as well as higher security in the base standard.

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