Authors A.O. Belyaev, A.S. Ryabokon
Month, Year 04, 2015 @en
Index UDC 621.396
Abstract During the development of mobile devices, developers are faced with the task of selecting the specific technical solutions, the number of criteria by which made the score, strongly depends on the requirements to the final product. So in the common case the choice of the wireless module is made on the criteria of functionality, ease of use, energy consumption, dimensions and design features. The paper presents a technique for evaluating the energy efficiency of various wireless solutions, and is an example of its use when choosing a technology of wireless data transmission for mobile electronic devices. The difficulty of the choice lies in that the technical specifications provided by the manufacturer, is not enough to adequately assess the energy efficiency and the choice of a wireless solution for a specific task. The aim of the study is to determine the quantitative indicators of energy without costly prototyping using the debugging tools. The concept of wireless technology means not only the features of the hardware implementation of the transceiver module or integrated circuit, but and used data transfer protocols, properties of which have no less impact on the resulting power consumption of the designed device. In the existing literature on this subject does not contain comprehensive approach to quantify the characteristics of the various wireless technologies that would consider every solution as a set of hardware and software. The article attempts to form technique for assessing energy efficiency calculation method with a minimum set of baseline data, introduce new quantitative indicators and represents evaluation using these indicators for various personalized options for wireless networks based on Bluetooth and ANT. The results were used as criteria for selecting a wireless solution for the design of the complex cardiac and ergometry monitoring system in the South Federal University.

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Keywords Computing platforms; wireless technologies; microelectronics; energy efficiency.
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