Essentials of Short-Range Wireless

Front Cover
Cambridge University Press, Jul 8, 2010 - Technology & Engineering
1 Review
For engineers, product designers, and technical marketers who need to design a cost-effective, easy-to-use, short-range wireless product that works, this practical guide is a must-have. It explains and compares the major wireless standards - Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, 802.11abgn, ZigBee, and 802.15.4 - enabling you to choose the best standard for your product. Packed with practical insights based on the author's 10 years of design experience, and highlighting pitfalls and trade-offs in performance and cost, this book will ensure you get the most out of your chosen standard by teaching you how to tailor it for your specific implementation. With information on intellectual property rights and licensing, production test, and regulatory approvals, as well as analysis of the market for wireless products, this resource truly provides everything you need to design and implement a successful short-range wireless product.
 

What people are saying - Write a review

User Review - Flag as inappropriate

Need the book

Contents

1 Introduction
1
2 Fundamentals of shortrange wireless
17
3 Wireless security
60
4 Bluetooth
81
5 IEEE 80211abgnWiFi
115
6 IEEE 802154 ZigBee PRO RF4CE 6LoWPAN and WirelessHART
147
7 Bluetooth low energy formerly Wibree
176
8 Application development configuration
208
9 Application development performance
239
10 Practical considerations  production certification and IP
264
11 Implementation choices
284
12 Markets and applications
296
Glossary of acronyms and abbreviations
324
Index
329
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2010)

Nick Hunn is an independent wireless design consultant with over 30 years of experience in design and technical evangelisation within leading edge technology companies. He has developed products using a range of technologies and wireless standards, including Bluetooth, 802.11, ZigBee and proprietary wireless products, which have achieved numerous awards including a Queen's Award for Technology. He is Vice Chairman and Executive Director of the Mobile Data Association and former CTO of TDK Systems Europe.