ET SIG: Self Configuring Wireless Sensor Networks



  • ...and The WallFlower Systems Story: Wireless Digital Picture Frames


    Mike Horton, (bio)- Crossbow
    Alan Broad, (bio) - Crossbow
    Gordon Clyne, (bio) - Wallflower Systems


    Presentation Overviews

    Smart Dust and TinyOS, Self-Configuring Wireless Sensor Networks

    The talk will be an overview of TinyOS, an embedded operating system developed at UC Berkeley for programming wireless sensor networks, including theory and examples.

    Wireless Digital Picture Frames

    A brief, light hearted Insight into todays startup companies and their challenges will lead into a discussion of the potential value of the new product, and a demonstration. Attendees with 802 equipped laptops are encouraged to bring them and participate.


    About the Presenters


    Mike Horton, CEO, Crossbow

    Graduated UC Berkeley 1996 with MSEE and focus in use of MEMS sensor technology. Started Crossbow immediately thereafter with focus on making sensors more ubiquitous.

    Gordon Clyne, Wallflower Systems

    Gordon Clyne, a 25 year veteran of the computer industry with many years at networking companies in europe, 8 years at Apple locations around the world, seven years in the valley, most recently at Palm, is now at a new startup, Wallflower systems, doing the sort of things that he has always been keen on, like recycling, high tech, software, imaging, wireless and creative talents in what can only be described as a unique blend of both modern technology and hand crafted products.


    Event Logistics


    Cubberley Community Center
    4000 Middlefield Road, Room H-1
    Palo Alto, CA


    6:30-7:00pm registration/networking/refreshments/pizza
    7:00-9:00pm presentation


    $15 at the door for non-SDForum members
    No charge for SDForum members
    Free to sofTECH members for the month of July
    Please call 408.494.8378 for student memberships
    No registration required

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