Project

Disposable and biodegradable wireless networks for extreme conditions

Duration
01 January 2016 → Ongoing
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Natural sciences
    • Applied mathematics in specific fields
    • Computer architecture and networks
    • Distributed computing
    • Information sciences
    • Information systems
    • Programming languages
    • Scientific computing
    • Theoretical computer science
    • Visual computing
    • Other information and computing sciences
  • Engineering and technology
    • Communications
    • Communications technology
    • Electronics
    • Nanotechnology
    • Design theories and methods
Keywords
wireless communication for rescue workers stretchable circuits microsystems technology reconfigurable wireless architectures Active textile antennas
 
Project description

By 2025, the inclusion of wearable technologies in clothing will become commonplace, especially for professionals working in extreme and dangerous conditions. This interdisciplinary project tackles innovative fundamental challenges at the technology, antenna system and wireless networking levels to further miniaturize devices, to cope with these harsh conditions and to limit the impact of these devices on the environment.