Mobile sensor communications in aquatic environments for sporting applications

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Title Mobile sensor communications in aquatic environments for sporting applications
Author James, Daniel Arthur; Mohammadzadeh Galehdar, Amir Abas; Thiel, David Victor
Journal Name Procedia Engineering
Year Published 2010
Place of publication Netherlands
Publisher Elsevier
Abstract The use of mobile sensor platforms to monitor an athlete's performance is well reported. Using wireless technology its now possible to broadcast, store and analyse this data in near real time. The athletic environment is considered electrically harsh and for aquatic sports there are considerable challenges for the wireless transmission of athlete data. This paper outlines some of the recent developments in radio based technologies. Power consumption, antenna design, frequency selection, communications protocols, product selection and human comfort, together with some examples are reported. A range of licence free frequencies were investigated in the air/water interface and the antennas characterised.
Peer Reviewed Yes
Published Yes
Alternative URI
Volume 2
Issue Number 2
Page from 3017
Page to 3022
ISSN 1877-7058
Date Accessioned 2010-12-07
Language en_AU
Faculty Faculty of Science, Environment, Engineering and Technology
Subject Antennas and Propagation
Publication Type Journal Articles (Refereed Article)
Publication Type Code c1

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