Innovative Large Scale Wireless Sensor Network Architecture Using Satellites and High-Altitude Platforms

Автор: Yasser Albagory, Fahad Al Raddady, Sultan Aljahdali, Omar Said

Журнал: International Journal of Wireless and Microwave Technologies(IJWMT) @ijwmt

Статья в выпуске: 2 Vol.4, 2014 года.

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Wireless sensor network has many applications and very active research area. The coverage span of this network is very important parameter where wide coverage area is a challenge. This paper proposes an architecture for large-scale wireless sensor network (LSWSN) based on satellites and the High-Altitude Platforms (HAP) where the sensor nodes are located on the ground and a wide coverage sink station may be in the form of a satellite or a network of HAPs. A scenario is described for multilayer LSWSN and a study for the system requirements has been established showing the number of Satellites, HAPs and coverage per each sink according to the elevation angle requirements. The Satellite-HAP-Sensor multilayer LSWSN architecture has the feasibility for effective energy and earth coverage and is optimum for covering largely sparse regions.


High-Altitude platforms, Satellite Communications, HAP, Wireless Sensor Networks

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