802.15.4 and 6Lowpan -- thinking ahead

Werner Almesberger werner at almesberger.net
Sun Jun 19 14:31:42 EDT 2011


Ron K. Jeffries wrote:
> NXP [1] plans to support light switches than can be controlled
> using 802.15.4 and the 6Lowpan protocol.

Yeah, sounds promising. They still have something a little weird in
there, called JenNet-IP [1], the JenNet part of which - according
to [2] - is proprietary. But we'll see how this story continues.

[1] http://www.jennic.com/products/protocol_stacks/jennet-ip
[2] http://www.jennic.com/products/protocol_stacks/jennet

> may 1,000 to the 1,000th power 802.15.4 devices bloom.

Darn. Running out of IP addresses *again* ! :)

- Werner




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