Sensor-Level Real-Time Support for XBee-Based Wireless Communication

  • Mihai V. Micea
  • Valentin Stangaciu
  • Cristina Stangaciu
  • Constantin Filote
Part of the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 145)


The ZigBee standard is focused on low-cost, low-power, wireless mesh networking, having a wide applicability mainly in the field of wireless sensor networks. A growing number of such applications require real-time behavior, both at the wireless communication and at the sensor levels. This paper proposes a solution to the problem of providing sensor-level real-time support for wireless platforms using ZigBee-based devices such as the XBee module. The discussion of the experimental results proves the predictable behavior of the XBee sensor platform used as a case study.


Wireless Sensor Network Medium Access Control Wireless Mesh Networking Guarantee Time Slot Sensor Platform 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mihai V. Micea
    • 1
  • Valentin Stangaciu
    • 1
  • Cristina Stangaciu
    • 1
  • Constantin Filote
    • 2
  1. 1.Computer & Software Engineering Dept.Politehnica University of TimisoaraTimisoaraRomania
  2. 2.Computer & Automation Dept.Stefan cel Mare University of SuceavaSuceavaRomania

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