MMIS 550 - Lesson 1 Research Assignment - Robert Baxley

MMIS 550 - Lesson 1 Research Assignment - Robert Baxley -...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
QUESTION: Zigbee is a wireless mesh network. How does it work? Why was it developed? Who is developing it? ANSWER: ZigBee is a low power, low data rate technology as specified in IEEE 802.15.4 and works by creating a peer-to-peer 2.4GHz wireless mesh network with compatible devices. ZigBee devices were developed to offer a low cost, low power way for devices to communicate wirelessly. These devices can communicated with other Zigbee devices directly or through other
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: connecting technologies such as 3G, consumer internet, WiMax and so on when connected through a gateway device. Zigbee is being actively developed by the ZigBee alliance which has a number of technology companies, standard organizations and other industry members who are working together to create and develop ZigBee in to a common communication standard. Note: Source:
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 03/17/2012 for the course MMIS 550 taught by Professor Randallpowell during the Fall '12 term at Friends University.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online