A Complete Hardware Advent on IEEE 802.15.4 Based Mac Layer and a Comparison with Open-ZB

  • Ammu Lakshmy RajeshEmail author
  • Sanket V. Kadam
  • Rajendra Patrikar
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 892)


In this era of IoT, everything settles down to low power implementation. As the communication between different IoT Wireless Sensor Nodes are considered, the major way of communication is via Zigbee transceiver that has been built on the foundation laid by IEEE 802.15.4 standard specified physical layer and Mac Layer. In this work, major efforts are being focused on the Mac Layer to reduce power consumption in the node by converting this module into hardware. One of the main reasons for this is that the power consumed in this module is large compared to physical layer. The comparison of power consumption with software implementation Open-ZB shows that there is a substantial power saving in hardware implementation.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ammu Lakshmy Rajesh
    • 1
    Email author
  • Sanket V. Kadam
    • 1
  • Rajendra Patrikar
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for VLSI and NanotechnologyVisvesvaraya National Institute of TechnologyNagpurIndia

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