Energy Modeling of IoT Mobile Terminals on WiFi Environmental Impacts †
AbstractWith the popularity of various IoT mobile terminals such as mobile phones and sensors, the energy problems of IoT mobile terminals have attracted increasingly more attention. In this paper, we explore the impacts of some important factors of WiFi environments on the energy consumption of mobile phones, which are typical IoT end devices. The factors involve the WiFi signal strength under good signal conditions, the type and the amount of protocol packets that are initiated by WiFi APs (Access Points) to maintain basic network communication with the phones. Controlled experiments are conducted to quantitatively study the phone energy impacts by the above WiFi environmental factors. To describe such impacts, we construct a time-based signal strength-aware energy model and packet type/amount-aware energy models. The models constructed in the paper corroborate the following user experience on phone energy consumption: (1) a phone’s energy is drawn faster under higher WiFi signal strengths than under lower ones even in normal signal conditions; (2) phones consume energy faster in a public WiFi network than in a private one even in the basic phone state. The energy modeling methods proposed in the paper enable ordinary developers to analyze phone energy draw conveniently by utilizing inexpensive power meters as measurement tools. The modeling methods are general and are able to be used for phones of any type and any platform. View Full-Text
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Sun, Y.; Chen, J.; Tang, Y.; Chen, Y. Energy Modeling of IoT Mobile Terminals on WiFi Environmental Impacts †. Sensors 2018, 18, 1728.
Sun Y, Chen J, Tang Y, Chen Y. Energy Modeling of IoT Mobile Terminals on WiFi Environmental Impacts †. Sensors. 2018; 18(6):1728.Chicago/Turabian Style
Sun, Yuxia; Chen, Junxian; Tang, Yong; Chen, Yanjia. 2018. "Energy Modeling of IoT Mobile Terminals on WiFi Environmental Impacts †." Sensors 18, no. 6: 1728.
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