Enabling Sustainable IoT toward State-of-the-Art Technologies
A special issue of Sustainability (ISSN 2071-1050).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 December 2021) | Viewed by 416
Interests: iThings devices and platforms, Low power design, Deep learning for Personalized healthcare, Efficient Energy Harvesting
Interests: Organizational Communication, Health Communication, Theory of Digital Media Uses
Interests: ultra-low power circuits and systems; analog computing; precision circuits; hardware security
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The nascent Internet of Things promises (IoT) to unleash tens of billions of connected devices, but regularly changing the batteries in all these devices would be a difficult and expensive task. Lower-power design and energy harvesting are crucial for the sustainable operation of the low-power IoT devices that would otherwise be powered by small rechargeable batteries. Over the past decade or so, reductions in the power demands of IoT electronic devices, along with improvements in the power management scheme and their associated circuitry, mean that sustainability for IoT devices has gained popularity. The IoT devices are now used in a range of applications, from monitoring the health of civil infrastructure, through to the wearable digital health care. The sustainability concept, with IoT devices of a few cubic millimeters equipped with a transceiver, processor, and/or harvester, is now becoming a reality. The purpose of ths Special Issue is to explore state-of-the-art technologies for enabling sustainable IoT.
The purpose of the special issue is to explore the State-of-the-Art technologies for enabling sustainable IoT. In addition to the technological sustainability of IoT, it is also very important to comprehend how IoT sustainability may be embedded in people’s use of IoT technologies. Particularly considering the importance of mHealth technologies under the socially distanced circumstances caused by COVID-19, thorough investigation of people’s diverse uses of those technologies is necessary for further understanding the sustainability of IoT. Therefore, we encourage research into covering IoT systems for wireless sensing, healthcare devices, energy harvesting including both hardware and software and their applications including digital healthcare, biophotonics, civil engineering, and power optimization. Research on diverse issues related to mHealth technologies will also be welcomed.
Prof. Sehwan Kim
Prof. Jaehee Cho
Prof. Aatmesh Shrivastava
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- Internet of Things (IoT)
- low-power design
- energy harvesting
- IoT applications
- structural health monitoring
- power management