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smart dust

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(Computer Science) computing slang same as sensor network
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Smart dust technology can be used for monitoring the different parameters of environment like temperature humidity and also insect and disease infestation in the fields.
9) While the public is aware that surveillance technologies carry potential privacy threats, and while the smart dust inventors claim that privacy loss will likely occur with their technology, many scholars and researchers have told the American public to simply, "get over it.
Smart Dust Programmers: In its simplest form, smart dust consists of a sensor combined with a wireless transmitter and some kind of power source.
A smart dust system will complement a smart grid system," he added.
Use of smart dust as a nanotaggant may, as an example, serve as a means of removing anonymity of those working with precursor elements of biological weapons.
Engineers and computer scientists from North America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East address quality of service routing in mobile networks, medium access control protocols, low power design for smart dust networks, security and reliability and positioning and location tracking in wireless sensor networks, power-aware video compression for mobile environments, and other technology.
A new version of the internet has the potential to revolutionise many different areas of life, from clothes shops that can recognise customers, identify clothes in their size and offer personalised discounts, to smart dust that can be sprinkled on ski resorts to sense the condition of snow.
Research in the field of smart dust was started as a research project in 1997 by University of California computer science professor Kris Pister.
The Oneida Smart Dust Collector automatically adjusts to the required air volume and pressure needed at each woodworking tool, resulting in maximum dust collection at the source and less fugitive dust escaping to the shop air.
A smart dust mote is a tiny computer equipped with a processor, some memory, a wireless communication interface, an autonomous power supply and a set of sensors appropriate for the task at hand.
These devices are also called smart dust motes, implying small size and "smartness" distinguishing them from mere sensing devices.