Is EN 300 328 V1.8.1 the end of ZigBee, Z-Wave and all other radio protocols riding on 802.15.4? Does it mean, that we all will deinstall our 804.15.4 based ISM devices? IEEE 802.15.4 divides the 2.4 GHz band into 15 channels. ETSI Draft 1.8.1 requires that a radio system must use at least 15 channels. […]
GoogleÂ´s Open Source radio protocol on 6LoWPAN at a glance
Features of Googles Radio protocol 868 / 915 MHz instead of 2400 MHz Frequency hopping instead of Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum like 802.15.4 Licence free 6LoWPAN instead of ZigBee Open source instead of proprietary Advantage of GoogleÂ´s Radio protocol Better coverage in buildings End-to-end security if they use IPsec Proven standard IPv6 plus 6LoWPAN No […]
6LoWPAN for dummies
6Lo… what? This is the first reaction that you get, if you use the word 6LoWPAN. The word is not easy to speak and spell. Marketing wise is a nightmare. Anyhow, Google will use it. If Google will use the word often enough, then the people will start to remember it. 6LoWPAN meaning IPv6 over […]
Will Google’s Open Source Radio protocol on 6LoWPAN replace ZigBee and Z-Wave?
Google promised to release open source code for a 868/915 MHz wireless mesh protocol. It will be a low cost alternative to Zigbee or Z-Wave. It shall require less than 16 Kbytes RAM and 32 Kbytes flash. The target of the bill of material is 30 percent less than Zigbee Pro. The Google protocol will […]
M2M and Wireless at CeBIT 2011. Who has a need for tickets?
CeBIT 2011 offersÂ a lot of M2M and Wireless related topics plus similar topics. I will stay at CeBIT the whole week. Who has interest to meet at CeBIT and to share knowledge and know-how? For tickets just send an e-mail by using the form here or by e-mail to harald.naumann (at) gsm-modem.de. Smart Home […]
Low power network module with IP-addresses
Radio Module that enables secure wireless low power IPv6 communication for sensors and small devices. It utilizes 6loWPAN, the first IETF standard to build wireless, low power IP-based sensor and device networks.