Wireless Mesh Networks/Transport

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 Wireless Mesh Networks 

AcknowledgementsIntroductionMesh network basicsHistory HighlightsMotivationEconomicsPoliticsSocial ImpactRegulatoryTaxonomy of Mesh TypesDesign ParametersHow many radios?TransportAccessRF concernsWhat layers does it run on?Topology ControlMobility HandoffsApplicationsContentOperationsAccounting and BillingManagementGetting Power to the NodeSurvey ToolsPlanning ToolsMounting OptionsTesting ToolsMeshes you can buildConclusionApplicable StandardsKnown DeploymentsMesh TimelineMesh Network VendorsBibliographyGlossaryIndex

Transport[edit]

802.11a Wi-Fi[edit]

802.11bg Wi-Fi[edit]

802.16 WIMAX[edit]

ZigBee[edit]

ZigBee does not incorporate electric power lines into its technology therefore it is all wireless. ZigBee is very efficient, it can send up to 128 kilobits at a range of 250 feet. It is expected to be seen every from smoke detectors in your house to medical sensing devices. The best part is that it can function for a long time, on inexpensive batteries. Z-Wave also consists solely of wireless technology which is power efficient. It can send about 127 kilobits per second to a range of 100 feet. When you compare you would notice that Z-Wave and Insteon are very much similar. The only difference is that Insteon used electric power cables and Z-Wave doesn't.

Wibree[edit]

Others[edit]

proprietary microwave

Throughput[edit]

[1]

References[edit]