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A Comprehensive Survey on Real-Time Applications of WSN

School of Electronics and Information Engineering, Hebei University of Technology, Tianjin 300401, China
School of Energy and Environmental Engineering, Hebei University of Technology, Tianjin 300401, China
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Future Internet 2017, 9(4), 77;
Received: 15 October 2017 / Revised: 31 October 2017 / Accepted: 3 November 2017 / Published: 7 November 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Communications and Computing for Sustainable Development Goals)
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Nowadays, the investigation of the Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) has materialized its functional area ubiquitously such as environmental engineering, industrial and business applications, military, feedstock and habitat, agriculture sector, seismic detection, intelligent buildings, smart grids, and predictive maintenance, etc. Although some challenges still exist in the wireless sensor network, in spite of the shortcoming, it has been gaining significant attention among researchers and technologists due to its versatility and robustness. WSN is subject to a high potential technology that has been successfully implemented and tested in real-time scenarios, as well as deployed practically in various applications. In this paper, we have carried out an extensive survey in real-time applications of wireless sensor network deployment in a practical scenario such as the real-time intelligent monitoring of temperature, criminal activity in borders and surveillance on traffic monitoring, vehicular behavior on roads, water level and pressure, and remote monitoring of patients. The application of the Wireless Sensor Network in the assorted field of research areas has been widely deliberated. WSN is found to be the most effective solution in remote areas which are not yet explored due to its perilous nature and unreachable places. Here, in this study, we have cited the recent and updated research on the ubiquitous usage of WSN in diverse fields in an extensive and comprehensive approach. View Full-Text
Keywords: wireless sensor network (WSN); wireless body area network (WBAN); master node; sensor; data collection; real time wireless sensor network (WSN); wireless body area network (WBAN); master node; sensor; data collection; real time

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Ali, A.; Ming, Y.; Chakraborty, S.; Iram, S. A Comprehensive Survey on Real-Time Applications of WSN. Future Internet 2017, 9, 77.

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