Mini Hardware Survey

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Another comprehensive listing of current platforms can be found at BTnode Project webpage
Node Picture CPU Memory I/O Sensors Radio Remarks
CSIRO Fleck
Atmega128L, 8MHz 512K external memory Temperature, Light, Screw terminal for 4X digital i/o and 2X analog Nordic 903
CSIRO ICT Center
Sydney Morning Herald
Fleck deployment
Peter Corke Presentation
NICTOR
2 Serial (RS-232) Ports, 4 Digital Inputs, 2 Digital Outputs, 2 AnalogInputs 2.4GHz
Nictor.pdf
NICTA
Tmote 8MHz Texas Instruments MSP430 microcontroller 10k RAM and 48k Flash Integrated Humidity, Temperature, and Light sensors 250kbps 2.4GHz IEEE 802.15.4 Chipcon Wireless Transceiver Moteiv home page
BTnode

Product Brief(pdf)
Atmel ATmega128L(AVR RISC 8 MHz @ 8 MIPS) 64+180 Kbyte SRAM, 128 Kbyte Flash ROM, 4 Kbyte EEPROM UART, SPI, I2C, GPIO, ADC, Clock, Timer, LEDs Standard Molex 1.25mm Wire-to-Board and Hirose DF17 Board-to-Board connectors Chipcon CC1000 operating in ISM Band 433-915 MHz) BTnodes progect


The Computer Engineering and Networks Laboratory (TIK),(ETH Zurich)

Research Group for Distributed Systems(ETH Zurich)
EYES

Product Information(pdf)
MSP 430F149 (5 MHz @ 16 Bit) 60 Kbytes of program memory , 2 Kbytes of data memory, 4 Kbyte EEPROM UART, AD and I/O, JTAG interface and sensor board with compass, accelerometer, temperature sensor, light sensor, pressure sensor, microphone nad push button lines RFM TR1001 hybrid radio transceiver the University of Twente


EYES project

Rockwell Wins-Hidra Nodes
SrongARM 1100 (133MHz) 4MB Flash 1MB SRAM seismic(geophone), acoustic, magnetometer, accelerometer, temperature and pressure Connexant's RDSSS9M (100Kbps) 5.08x5.08 cm board
and 8.89x8.89x7.62 cm enclosure
Protocols: TDMA MAC
Operating System: eCOS RTOS
Power Consumption : 360mW (active),
41Mw(sleep),
0.9 mW (off)
TX: Rx :: 2:1
(4:3 at maximum range)
ROCKWELL
Sensoria WINS NG 2.0
SH-4 processor (167 Mhz)
GPS and imaging Dual 2.4 Ghz FH Operating System: Linux 2.4 and Sensoria API
Development platform used in DARPA SenSIT.
Commercial versions of the platform are sGate and mGate
SENSORIA
Sensoria WINS 3.0
Intel PXA255 (scalable from 100 to 400 MHz) 64MB SDRAM 32MB Flash GPS, USB(2 host ports, 1 device port), RS-232 serial(5 generic + 1 Linux console),Audio in/out(1 stereo input, GPS, USB(2 host ports, 1 device port),PCMCIA/CardBus(1 external slot), Dual embedded 802.11b modules Linux 2.6, APIs for sensing, power management, and networking, time synchronization for time stamped data, network health and status monitoring
SENSORIA
Sensoria NetGate300
32-bit, 300 MIPS SH-4 processor 64MB SDRAM 32 Flash RS-232 serial( 1 Linux console)PCMCIA/CardBus(2 external slots) RF-adapter to interface a variety of radios Linux 2.4.16, wirelessFabric™ networking technology, time synchronization for time stamped data, Network health and status monitoring, Java runtime environment (JRE), OSGi services (Sun JES)
SENSORIA
Sensoria sGate
32-bit, 300 MIPS SH-4 processor 64MB SDRAM 32 Flash RS-232 serial( 1 Linux console)PCMCIA/CardBus(2 external slots) Dual embedded 802.11b modules Linux 2.4.16, wirelessFabric™ networking technology, time synchronization for time stamped data, Network health and status monitoring, Java runtime environment (JRE), OSGi services (Sun JES)
SENSORIA
UCLA iBadge
Atmel ATMEGA and TI DSPC5416
Temperature, pressure, humidity, magnometer,accelerometer. Acoustic in/out+DSP Bluetooth radio (64kBPS) Operating System: Sylph
Power Consumption:
E_DSP = 8.2 * 10^-9 Joules/instr
E_DSP: E_ATMEGA: E_BT = 1:4.75 :1585
Smart Kindergarten
UCLA Medusa MK-II Localizer Node
40MHz ARM THUMB 1MB Flash, 136KB RAM ultrasound transceivers to perform high accuracy distance measurements RFM (the same as MICA) Power consumption:
total: 39.4 mA(active),
27 microA (sleep)
radio - 2.9 mA (active),
5 mictoA (sleep)
BWRC PicoNode
Strong ARM 1100 4Mb DRAM, 4mB fLASH 2 sensor boards: Board #1- temperature, humidity, light, and sound. Board #2-temperature, acceleration, magnetic fields and provisions for GPS. Multiple radio modules: Bluetooth, Proxim 7.62x10.16x5.08cm
Power consumption:
1mW in < 10 microW sleep
PicoRadio: Berkeley Wireless Research Center
UAMPS MIT
StrongARM SA-1100 16Mb RAM, 512KB ROM Seismic and acoustic sensor Interface to the SA-1100 ISM 2.45 GHZ with 1Mbps and range up to 15 meters An Architecture for a Power-Aware Distributed Microsensor Node
SpotON
MC68EZ328 “Dragonball” processor
Location sensing platform containing accelerometer and infrared detector RFMonolithics TR1000 916Mhz radio Design and Calibration of the SpotON Ad-Hoc Location Sensing System
IpaQ UCLA 206MHz Intel StrongARM 64MB RAM 32 Flash Acoustic: built-in microphone and speaker. RS232 serial interface, USB IEEE 802.11 compliant with 11Mbps Operating System: Linux based
U3 Motion sensor, illuminometer, thermometer Wireless IrDA comm.
TinyOS
Aoyama-Morikawa Laboratory
Spec 4-8Mhz Custom 8-bit 3K RAM I/O Pads om chip, ADC 50-100 Kbps.
Matt Welsh poster
Rene ATMELL8535 512B RAM 8K Flash Large expansion connector 916 Mhz radio with bandwidth of 10 Kbps.
TinyOS
Hardware
weC Atmel AVR AT90S2313 RFM TR1000 RF

weC introduction
Dot ATMEGA163 1KB RAM 8-16KB Flash

weC introduction
Mica2 Atmel ATmega128L 4K RAM 128K Flash Large expansion connector 315, 433 or 868/916Mhz Multi-Channel transceiver with 38 Kbaud.
TinyOS
Crossbow
MicaZ ATMEGA 128 4K RAM 128K Flash Large expansion connector 802.15.4/ZigBee compliant RF transceiver
TinyOS
Crossbow
Telos Motorola HCS08 4K RAM USB and Etherner 250Kbps
TinyOS
TELOS
Ember node Atmel's ATmega128L-8MI MCU 1 Power-over-Ethernet Injector EM2420 radio transceiver ZigBee and IEEE 802.15.4 compatible
7mm x 7mm
Ember
Imote ARM core 12MHZ 64KB SRAM, 512 KB Flash USB, UART connector Bluetooth with the range of 30 m
TinyOS
INTEL
Imote 1.0 ARM 7TDMI 12-48 MHZ 64KB SRAM, 512 KB Flash USB, UART, GPIO,i^2C,SPI Bluetooth with the range of 30 m
TinyOS
Stargate Intel PXA255 64KNSRM @PCMICA/CF, com ports, USB, Ethernet 802.11 and serial connection to WSN
Crossbow
Stargate Home
Intrinsyc's Cerfcube 255 Intel PXA255 32KB Flash 64KB SRAM CF card, general-purpose I/O, serial connection to WSN. Linux and Windows CE a compactFlash connector can be used to add Bluetooth, wireless WAN support with digital phone card
76.2 x 76.2 x 76.2 mm
INTRINSYC
Intrinsyc's Cerfcube 405EP IBM 405EP microprocessor 32MB Flash and 32MB of RAM 10/100 Ethernet, 2 serial ports, digital I/O, PCI connector, serial connection to WSN. Linux and Windows CE PCI anc be used to add Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 56Kbps modem
76.2 x 76.2 x 76.2 mm, Linux Kernel 2.4.20

INTRINSYC
Intrinsyc's CerfCube 1110 Intel StrongARM 1110 microprocessor @ 133/206 MHz 16 MB FLASH (3.3V or 5V); 32 MB SDRAM (100 MHz) JTAG support,Ethernet, I/O: 16 digital lines
INTRINSYC
PC104 nodes X86 processor 32KB Flash 64KB SRAM PCI Bus,serial connection to WSN. Linux and Windows
THE PLATFORMS ENABLING WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS
and
Mitch Williams and Rob Armstrong web page