Energy Harvesting Cuts Wireless Sensor Networks Maintenance Costs

A new West Technology Research Solutions report focuses exclusively on self-powered and energy harvesting wireless sensor network module technologies and applications.

Mountain View, CA, June 21, 2011 --( The study, “WTRS EnOcean and Self Powered Wireless Technology Q2 2011,” market report analyzes and forecasts the market for EnOcean and other Self Powered Wireless Modules. The report includes global & regional market trends & forecasts, economic effects, and strategic developments.

“One of the primary hurdles to wireless sensor market adoption is the requirements imposed by battery implementation,” said Kirsten West, Principal Analyst with WTRS. “Large installations that require units to undergo battery replacement can create maintenance costs that overpower the initial cost of the equipment. Logistics surrounding battery condition monitoring and replacement can overwhelm customers.”

The WTRS EnOcean and Self Powered Wireless Technology Q2 2011 Report analyzes and forecasts the market for self powered wireless technology in the WSN market. The report includes an evaluation of emerging technologies like EnOcean and comparison to existing competition including ZigBee Pro, Z-Wave, and Wavenis.

The report also covers

. market opportunities
. drivers impacting the market
. industry alliances

The report provides 5-year forecasts of dominant emerging self powered wireless sensor network module technologies that detail sales volume, unit shipments, and average selling price by geography. Applications analyzed include Residential, Building Automation, Industrial, Medical/Healthcare, Landscaping, and Agriculture. Historical price and volume data is also included.

Report Title: WTRS EnOcean and Self Powered Wireless Technology Q2 2011
No. Pages: 55 pages
No. Tables/Figures: 26
Publication Date: June 2011
SKU#: WT062011EETR

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