Date of Submission
Campus Only Senior Thesis
Bachelor of Arts
Arthur H. Lee
© 2016 Dhruv Manchala
At the heart of the Internet of Things revolution is wireless networking. This paper examines wireless networking technologies for the Internet of Things from the two most important, yet conflicting, perspectives – energy efficiency and interoperability with the “traditional” Internet stack – WiFi/TCP/IP. We begin by establishing the need for both energy-efficient and Internet-compatible wireless technologies for the Internet of Things. We then analyze sources of energy consumption at the various layers of wireless networking technologies, and examine alternative energy-efficient protocols and the most popular IoT wireless technologies, Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) and IEEE 802.15.4.
Manchala, Dhruv, "Wireless Networking Technologies in the Contexts of Energy Efficiency and Internet Interoperability" (2016). CMC Senior Theses. 1409.
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