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1 ZigBee Wireless Communications EE 418/518 Chris Diamond Michael Gordon Priya Joshi Gideon Wamae

2 Presentation Outline  Gideon – What ZigBee is – What ZigBee does  Chris – How ZigBee works – The hype cycle  Priya – Academic research  Michael: –Products –Future

3 What is ZigBee?  Technological Standard Created for Control and Sensor Networks  Based on the IEEE Standard  Created by the ZigBee Alliance

4 –“the software” –Network, Security & Application layers –Brand management IEEE –“the hardware” –Physical & Media Access Control layers IEEE & ZigBee In Context PHY 868MHz / 915MHz / 2.4GHz MAC Network Star / Mesh / Cluster-Tree Security 32- / 64- / 128-bit encryption Application API ZigBee Alliance IEEE Customer Silicon Stack App Source:

5 The 802 Wireless Space Source:

6 ZigBee and Other Wireless Technologies Source:

7 ZigBee Aims Low  Low data rate  Low power consumption  Small packet devices

8 ZigBee Frequencies  Operates in Unlicensed Bands  ISM 2.4 GHz Global Band at 250kbps  868 MHz European Band at 20kbps  915 MHz North American Band at 40kbps

9 What Does ZigBee Do?  Designed for wireless controls and sensors  Operates in Personal Area Networks (PAN’s) and device-to-device networks  Connectivity between small packet devices  Control of lights, switches, thermostats, appliances, etc.

10 Lights and Switches Source: ZigBee Specification Document

11 How ZigBee Works  Topology –Star –Cluster Tree –Mesh  Network coordinator, routers, end devices

12 How ZigBee Works  States of operation –Active –Sleep  Devices –Full Function Devices (FFD’s) –Reduced Function Devices (RFD’s)  Modes of operation –Beacon –Non-beacon

13 Slide Courtesy of ZigBee Mesh Networking Source:

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18 ZigBee and the Hype Cycle Source:

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21 Research in ZigBee  Introduction  Research  Research Papers

22 Introduction  The IEEE standard was completed in May  The ZigBee specifications were ratified on 14 December  The ZigBee Alliance announced public availability of Specification 1.0 on 13 June  Much research is still going on with ZigBee.

23 Academic Research Research in ZigBee is being conducted in different fields:  Wireless and sensor networks  Wireless communications  Neuroengineering

24 Research Papers  Time Synchronization for ZigBee Networks  ZigBee: “Wireless Control That Simply Works”  Journal of Neuroengineering and Rehabilitation  Development of Ubiquitous Sensor Network  Wireless Technologies for Data Acquisition Systems

25 ZigBee and the Market  The next big thing  Expected to hit the market full force in 2006  Companies have already invested millions

26 ZigBee Products  Development Kits  Sensors  Transceivers  Modules

27 Current ZigBee Uses  Environmental Monitoring  Agricultural Monitoring  Home Automation Still on Horizon

28 Product Applications  Road map products-tracking  Consumer electronics  PC  Personal and healthcare  Commercial and residential control

29 ZigBee’s Future Source:

30 The End

31 References     t#11      zigbee.htm?referrer=adwords_campaign=zigbee_ad=013761&_content_kw=what%20is%20zigbee       and_zigbee.ppt   

32 Competing Technologies  Z-Wave mesh networks  Smarthomes Insteon  Proprietary mesh protocols

33 The ZigBee Name  Named for erratic, zig-zagging patterns of bees between flowers  Symbolizes communication between nodes in a mesh network  Network components analogous to queen bee, drones, worker bees

34 ZigBee Product Companies  Helicomm  MaxStream  Luxoft Labs  Crossbow Technology  Innovative Wireless Technologies

35 ZigBee Network Configuration Source:


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