Anelok: 2014 edition, first results

Werner Almesberger werner at almesberger.net
Thu Jul 31 00:37:26 UTC 2014


Cristian Paul Peñaranda Rojas wrote:
> Wifi

What, IEEE 802.15.4 won't do ? But it speaks IPv6 so prettily ;-)

> built-in communication to a internet server

And no, no WiFi (or IP for that matter) for Anelok. WiFi is expensive
and generally power-hungry. Just about the last thing you want in this
sort of device.

BLE on the other hand is designed for uses like in Anelok and it's
gaining more and more ground, especially with the coming smartwatch
hype.

- Werner



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