OREANDA-NEWS. Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced the development of field engineering technology that shortens the time necessary to install on-site IoT devices that use wireless communication, such as Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, and provides stable operations.

In locations where IoT devices have been installed, instability in wireless communication can occur as people and things moving about can greatly change the radio wave environment, and as the radio waves emitted by smartphone and other commonly used devices may create interference. Responding to this instability creates issues in installation and operations as time and effort are required for experts to do necessary on-site adjustments through trial and error.

Fujitsu Laboratories has now developed technology that automatically determines where to install wireless devices, carrying out radio wave simulations that automatically take into account the coming and going of people and the layout of the space in which IoT devices will be installed. Fujitsu Laboratories also developed technology that automatically analyzes the use of radio waves at the location where IoT devices will be installed, and visualizes the congestion. With these technologies, wireless devices can be installed in about one-third the time, enabling swift implementation of IoT services.

Fujitsu Limited plans to offer this technology as a consulting service from the first half of fiscal 2016.

A portion of this technology will be exhibited at Wireless Technology Park 2016, which will be held starting May 25 at Tokyo Big Sight.

Now Fujitsu Laboratories has developed radio wave simulation technology that automatically incorporates the site's three-dimensional image data and video of people's movement to automatically determine installation points for wireless devices, as well as technology that visualizes the actual radio wave interference situation.