Date Added: Aug 2010
Sensor technology research and development is important for monitoring the environment around them, ranging from prevention of forest fires and floods to detecting. Their challenge is to transmit accurate information from isolated and difficult-to-access sensors. XBee and XBee-PRO embedded RF modules allowed Libelium to network-enable sensor devices for remote monitoring and control in low-cost, low-power wireless networks. XBee and XBee-PRO embedded RF modules bring wireless network connectivity to a wide range of remote end-point devices. The results of deploying XBee and XBee-PRO embedded RF modules were lowered cost, power mesh networking with self-healing and discovery for network stability and 128-bit AES encryption.