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Low Power Device Synchronization Protocol for IPv6 over Low Power Wireless Personal Area Networks (6LoWPAN) in Internet of Things (IoT)

  • R. Rajesh
  • C. AnnaduraiEmail author
  • D. Ramkumar
  • I. Nelson
  • I. Jayakaran Amalraj
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes on Data Engineering and Communications Technologies book series (LNDECT, volume 35)

Abstract

Massive growth in wireless devices and the need for interconnecting these devices results to form an Internet of Things (IoT). IoT applications can be easily implemented using an Ipv6 address based 6LoWPAN mesh network technology. 6LoWPAN MAC layer plays a compelling role in the economical usage of energy and resource consumption for low power wireless devices. We propose a new MAC protocol to improve the performance, including throughput and energy utilization using SCMAC algorithm in the MAC layer rather than orthodox CSMA with collision avoidance technique. The developed Suppressed Clear to Send MAC (SCMAC) protocol shows a convincing improvement in throughput and energy utilization of IPv6 based LoWPAN devices.

Keywords

Internet of Things Media access control 6LoWPAN Throughput 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Rajesh
    • 1
  • C. Annadurai
    • 1
    Email author
  • D. Ramkumar
    • 1
  • I. Nelson
    • 1
  • I. Jayakaran Amalraj
    • 2
  1. 1.ECESri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of EngineeringChennaiIndia
  2. 2.MathematicsSri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of EngineeringChennaiIndia

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