Applying Wireless Sensor Mesh Technology to Logistics (Energy Harvesting and Storage USA 2012)



Dave Evans,
LMI
United States
 
Nov 07, 2012.

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Presentation Summary

  • Logistics involves large, dynamic processes that the wireless mesh must support
  • Logistics processes are global and involve high value items - requiring ubiquitous connectivity simultaneous with security and privacy
  • There can be hundreds of "stakeholders" at a logistics hub
  • All of this combines for some unique requirements, for a potentially massive market

Speaker Biography (Dave Evans)

As an engineer, Mr. Evans has worked with computers, data acquisition, and networking systems since 1981, in research, industrial, commercial, and military environments, to include a wide range of Automatic Identification Technologies. Since 2005, Mr. Evans has worked as the U.S. Army's lead engineer for development of the NGWC wireless sensor mesh protocol, which has been optimized for logistics. Commercial industry is now evaluating NGWC mesh for the commercial logistics market. Mr. Evans will address some of the unique technical and business requirements that the logistics market imposes on wireless sensor mesh protocols.

Company Profile (LMI)

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LMI is a government consulting firm committed to helping government leaders and managers reach decisions that make a difference. LMI draws on its 50 years of experience as a pioneer in logistics by applying an unmatched knowledge of people, processes, and assets to a variety of sectors, including defense, intelligence, healthcare, energy and environment, homeland security, and civil government. As a not-for-profit organization, LMI is a trusted advisor to the government—free from commercial or political bias and dedicated to the mission of advancing government management.
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