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Issue No. 01 - January-March (2005 vol. 4)
ISSN: 1536-1268
pp: 46-52
Olivier Chevalerias , Tyndall National Institute
Terence O'Donnell , Tyndall National Institute
Daith? Power , Tyndall National Institute
Neil O'Donovan , Tyndall National Institute
Gerald Duffy , Tyndall National Institute
Gary Grant , Tyndall National Institute
Se?n Cian O'Mathuna , Tyndall National Institute
In the concept of smart environments, miniaturized modules are embedded in everyday objects to provide a better quality of life. Sensors are key elements in these modules. An important issue is how to power the modules for long-term applications. The authors' approach is based on the inductive coupling principle. The 13.56 MHz carrier provides both a power source and a high-data-rate communication medium. Because the powering range achieved is relatively limited (5 to 10 cm), this approach won't provide a global solution, but it's well suited for applications that require high communication capability but contain hard-to-access sensor modules.
Inductive telemetry, sensor modules

S. C. O'Mathuna et al., "Inductive Telemetry of Multiple Sensor Modules," in IEEE Pervasive Computing, vol. 4, no. , pp. 46-52, 2005.
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