Koreans are safer from dangerous weather conditions now that the Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA) has installed wireless mesh networks to monitor islands off the country’s southern coast. The mesh networks connect remote weather forecasting equipment and video cameras to the KMA’s network.
The mesh networks are a good solution for connecting outdoor weather sensors to the main network because they can be used over large areas of land and water, according to Korea Telecom, which installed them. Traditional network cabling would be difficult, time-consuming, and expensive to install in these outlying islands and coastal areas.
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