Wireless Sensor Applied Research Laboratory Gateway
The WiSAR Gateway, based in Letterkenny Institute of Technology, provides solutions to Irish industry for the Internet of Things (IoT) using expertise in wireless, embedded systems and power electronics.
Wearable tech: healthcare, sport and tourism
Remote monitoring: industrial control, environmental and marine
Power electronics: renewable energy and electric vehicles
Communications: WLAN, ZigBee, Bluetooth, UWB, RF and microwave
The WiSAR Gateway uses expertise in wireless, embedded systems and power electronics to provide solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT). The primary goal of this Gateway is to achieve ultra-low power consumption in Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN). Expertise is provided to Irish industry across many sectors, including sports and tourism, marine, and renewable energies, relating to wearable technology, remote monitoring, power electronics and communications.
The facilities at WiSAR allow for a very high standard of research and development to be carried out on collaborative projects with industry. WiSAR’s collaborative services provide companies with a flexible and expert R&D resource, allowing them to examine the potential for wireless technology within their businesses without demanding a large initial investment from their own resources. WiSAR’s competencies allow clients to develop and build prototypes, undergo feasibility studies and perform proof of concept exercises. All the outputs of the research carried out in this gateway is deployed in live test beds.
WiSAR at Letterkenny
“With WiSAR research, we have developed a new system to monitor our crab fishing process using various wireless technologies. We are pleased at the progress to date and are excited that the technology developed will enhance our business and provide opportunities to market for us.”
Pete McBride – General Manager, McBride Fishing Co Ltd
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