WSN system boosts World Expo security
Shanghai Daily news
A Chinese developed Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) system to safeguard
World Expo 2010 was now on broad, a professor told the launching ceremony for
the system at Jiao Tong University yesterday.
The Wenhui Daily reported
that the project, headed by well-known scientist Professor Ni Mingxuan of Jiao
Tong University, was the first national key project -- also known as a 973
project -- in the city's information industry which was led by a university or
Sources said the WSN model system would be widely used in
the World Expo Site during the 184-day event in 2010.
"The system can
meet the demands of Expo's security control and information output," Ni
People all over the world also can access to the system online to
check on activities at the Expo Site.
Compared with traditional infrared
ray systems which may sound an alarm if they detect a leaf falling, the new WSN
system will be more accurate and report only truly suspicious
The new WSN system can also be used in monitoring security
in coal mines and water quality.