Reducing Electric Power Consumption

Wake-Up of Wireless Communication Devices on Demand

Most of wireless LAN access points in home and office consume electric power always because they are set to always-on. If they can sleep when they are not used, power consumption will be reduced. We are studying "Wake-up receivers" which can turn on wireless communication devices on demand.


This research was performed for Strategic Information and Communications R&D Promotion Programme of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Japan.