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Internet of Things - How to make sense of the various standards and protocals
Internet of Things - How to make sense of the various standards and protocols, Rick Merritt, EE Times, interviews Cees Links, CEO of GreenPeak, regarding the Internet of Things and the various platforms, standards and protocals for IoT connectivity
“People are focusing a lot of attention on Bluetooth and WiFi, but they are expensive and power hungry,” Links said, adding that Bluetooth will focus mainly on wearables while WiFi targets devices around the home, a 2-4-fold larger market.
In “the battle of the network layer,” IPv6 is not suited to simple devices like LED lights, he said. It’s 1,500-byte minimum address space could force responds times of hundreds of milliseocnds compared to just a few for a one-byte Zigbee message, he added