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  • Jesudoss, Pio; Mathewson, Alan; Wright, William M. D.; O'Flynn, Brendan; Stam, Frank (IEEE, 2008)
    The objective of this paper is to investigate the effect of the pad size ratio between the chip and board end of a solder joint on the shape of that solder joint in combination with the solder volume available. The shape ...
  • Curran, Padraig; Buckley, John; O'Flynn, Brendan; Li, Xuchun; Zhou, Jiang; Lacey, Gerard; Ó Mathúna, S. Cian (Springer, 2008)
    Adequate hand-washing has been shown to be a critical activity in preventing the transmission of infections such as MRSA in health-care environments. Hand-washing guidelines published by various health-care related ...
  • Harte, Seán; O'Flynn, Brendan; Martínez-Català, Rafael V.; Popovici, Emanuel M. (IEEE, 2008)
    Two complementary wireless sensor nodes for building two-tiered heterogeneous networks are presented. A larger node with a 25 mm by 25 mm size acts as the backbone of the network, and can handle complex data processing. A ...
  • Hautefeuille, Mathieu; O'Mahony, Conor; O'Flynn, Brendan; Peters, Frank H. (IEEE, 2008)
    Complex systems, from environmental behaviour to electronics reliability, can now be monitored with Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN), where multiple environmental sensors are deployed in remote locations. This ensures ...
  • Agarwal, Rachit; Martínez-Català, Rafael V.; Harte, Seán; Segard, Cedric; O'Flynn, Brendan (IEEE, 2008)
    With the migration of a Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) over various evolving applications, power estimation and profiling during the design cycle become critical issues and present hurdles in reducing the design time. ...
  • Jafer, Essa; O'Flynn, Brendan; Ó Mathúna, S. Cian; Buckley, John (IEEE, 2008)
    In this paper, a prototype of miniaturized, low power, bi-directional wireless sensor node for wireless sensor networks (WSN) was designed for doors and windows building monitoring. The capacitive pressure sensors have ...
  • Harte, Seán; Popovici, Emanuel M.; O'Flynn, Brendan (WSEAS Press, 2008-07)
    This research focuses on the design and implementation of a tool to speed-up the development and deployment of heterogeneous wireless sensor networks. The THAWS (Tyndall Heterogeneous Automated Wireless Sensors) tool can ...
  • Harte, Seán; Popovici, Emanuel M.; O'Flynn, Brendan; Ó Mathúna, S. Cian (World Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society, 2008-09)
    This research focuses on the design and implementation of a tool to speed-up the development and deployment of heterogeneous wireless sensor networks. The THAWS (Tyndall Heterogeneous Automated Wireless Sensors) tool can ...
  • Walsh, Michael; O'Flynn, Brendan; Barton, John; Ó Mathúna, S. Cian (IEEE, 2009)
    A methodology for improved power controller switching in mobile Body Area Networks operating within the ambient healthcare environment is proposed. The work extends Anti-windup and Bumpless transfer results to provide a ...
  • Špinar, Rostislav; Muthukumaran, Panneer; de Paz, Rodolfo; Pesch, Dirk; Song, Weiping; Chaudhry, Shafique Ahmad; Sreenan, Cormac J.; Jafer, Essa; O'Flynn, Brendan; O'Donnell, James; Costa, Andrea; Keane, Marcus M. (2009)
    Existing Building/Energy Management Systems (BMS/EMS) fail to convey holistic performance to the building manager. A 20% reduction in energy consumption can be achieved by efficiently operated buildings compared with ...
  • Wang, Wensi S.; O'Donnell, Terence; Ribetto, Luca; O'Flynn, Brendan; Hayes, Michael; Ó Mathúna, S. Cian (IEEE, 2009-05)
    For many wireless sensor networks applications, indoor light energy is the only ambient energy source commonly available. Many advantages and constraints co-exist in this technology. However, relatively few indoor light ...
  • Hautefeuille, Mathieu; O'Flynn, Brendan; Peters, Frank H.; O'Mahony, Conor (Elsevier, 2009-06)
    This paper describes the design, fabrication and initial characterisation of a MEMS-based environmental monitoring system. Intended for use with miniaturised Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) motes, the die measures 3 × 3 mm ...
  • Jafer, Essa; O'Flynn, Brendan; Ó Mathúna, S. Cian; Špinar, Rostislav (IEEE Computer Society; Conference Publishing Society, 2009-06)
    In this paper, The radio Frequency (RF) Monitoring and Measurement of the Environmental Research Institute (ERI) located in Cork city will be monitored and analyzed in both the Zigbee (2.44 GHz) and the industrial, scientific ...
  • Buckley, John; O'Flynn, Brendan; Barton, John; Ó Mathúna, S. Cian (Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2009-07)
    Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to develop a highly miniaturized wireless inertial sensor system based on a novel 3D packaging technique using a flexible printed circuit (FPC). The device is very suitable for wearable ...
  • Shen, Chong; Harte, Seán; Popovici, Emanuel M.; O'Flynn, Brendan; Barton, John (Springer, 2009-09-09)
    In this research we focus on the Tyndall 25mm and 10mm nodes energy-aware topology management to extend sensor network lifespan and optimise node power consumption. The two tiered Tyndall Heterogeneous Automated Wireless ...
  • Quinlan, Finbarr; Anastasova, Salzitsa; Morris, Virginia; Radu, Aleksandar; O'Flynn, Brendan; Mathewson, Alan ([IEEE], 2009-09-24)
    The goal of this work is to fabricate robust, highly-miniaturised, wireless sensor modules that incorporates ion-selective electrodes (ISEs). pH is one of the main parameters in assessment of the quality of our environment ...
  • Gaffney, Mark; O'Flynn, Brendan; Mathewson, Alan; Buckley, John; Barton, John; Angove, Philip; Vcelak, Jan; Ó Conaire, Ciarán; Healy, Graham; Moran, Kieran; O'Connor, Noel E.; Coyle, Shirley; Kelly, Philip; Caulfield, Brian; Conroy, Luke ([IEEE], 2009-09-24)
    A wearable WIMU (Wireless Inertial Measurement Unit) [1] system for sports applications based on Tyndall's 25mm mote technology [2] has been developed to identify tennis performance determining factors, giving coaches & ...
  • O'Flynn, Brendan; Gaetano, Domenico; Buckley, John ([IEEE], 2009-09-24)
    Embedded wireless sensor network (WSN) systems have been developed and used in a wide variety of applications such as local automatic environmental monitoring; medical applications analysing aspects of fitness and health ...
  • Shen, Chong; Harte, Seán; Popovici, Emanuel M.; O'Flynn, Brendan; Atkinson, Robert C.; Ruzzelli, Antonio G. (The Institution of Engineering and Technology, 2009-10)
    A mature wireless sensor network automation tool requires the implementation of different protocols for different topology and application scenarios to optimise the overall system performance. Focusing on the transport ...
  • Regan, Fiona; Lawlor, Antoin; O'Flynn, Brendan; Torres-Sanchez, Javier; Martínez-Català, Rafael V.; Ó Mathúna, S. Cian; Wallace, John (IEEE, 2009-10-20)
    At a time when technological advances are providing new sensor capabilities, novel network capabilities, long-range communications technologies and data interpreting and delivery formats via the World Wide Web, we never ...