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Joel K. Young

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What a Mesh! Part 2-Networking Architectures and Protocols   December 1, 2008
By: Joel K. Young

In the second part of this two-part article we tackle network architectures and compare and contrast point-to-multipoint, ZigBee PRO (ZigBee 2007), 6LoWPAN, Wireless HART, and Digi Mesh networking protocols, laying out their key characteristics, benefits, and limitations.

What a Mesh! Part 1-The Ins and Outs Of Mesh Networking   November 1, 2008
By: Joel K. Young

The first part of this two-part article discusses the basics: what do you need to know about wireless mesh networking and what criteria you should use when assessing a mesh networking technology.

A Practical Guide to Battery Technologies for Wireless Sensor Networking   July 1, 2008
By: Joel K. Young

Choosing the right battery can determine the success or failure of a wireless sensor networking project. Here's a quick rundown of battery technologies to help you choose wisely.

Mixing Multiple Wireless Technologies   December 1, 2007
By: Joel K. Young

With the variety of wireless technologies available, outfitting an industrial or commercial environment for wireless communications may involve mixing and matching technologies to find the optimal solution. Here are the issues to consider to make your mix a successful one.

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