Hands-on ZigBee: Implementing 802.15.4 with Microcontrollers (Embedded Technology)

Hands-on ZigBee: Implementing 802.15.4 with Microcontrollers (Embedded Technology)

By: Fred Eady (author)Paperback

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Since its recent introduction, the ZigBee protocol has created an enormous amount of buzz in venues from magazine covers to trade show floors to water coolers. Its promise of providing a simpler, cheaper, more power-efficient WPAN (Wireless Personal Area Network) alternative to WiFi and Bluetooth has opened up new data collection possibilities in application areas from industrial controls to medical devices to intruder alarms. Yet, despite this widespread interest, there is still little information available that goes beyond detailing the spec itself. Missing from the current ZigBee lexicon is practical, application-oriented guidance from an expert, specifically geared to aid engineers in implementing this new technology. Enter respected designer and popular columnist Fred Eady! With his new book, he provides the only comprehensive how-to ZigBee guide available. Companion webste for book can be found at: http://booksite.elsevier.com/9780123708878/ The ONLY one-stop Zigbee resource available- from basics to sniffers to specs 7 easy-to-assemble ZigBee projects allow the reader to follow along...hands-on! Working hardware and software examples included in every chapter

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About Author

As an engineering consultant, Fred Eady has implemented communications networks for the space program and designed hardware and firmware for the medical, retail and public utility industries. He currently writes a monthly embedded design column for a popular electronics enthusiast magazine. Fred also composes monthly articles for a popular robotics magazine. Fred has been dabbling in electronics for over 30 years. His embedded design expertise spans the spectrum and includes Intel's 8748 and 8051 microcontrollers, the entire Microchip PIC microcontroller family and the Atmel AVR microcontrollers. Fred recently retired from his consulting work and is focused on writing magazine columns and embedded design books.


Chapter 1 Some ZigBee History Chapter 2 ZigBee Hardware Basics Chapter 3 ZigBee Software Basics Chapter 4 Sniffing ZigBee Networks Chapter 5 The ZigBee Application Layer Specification Chapter 6 The ZigBee Network Specification Chapter 7 The Microchip ZigBee Stack Chapter 8 The Microchip ZigBee Development Kit Chapter 9 Using the Chipcon ZigBee Radio Chapter 10 Using the ZMD ZigBee Radio Chapter 11 Using the CompXs ZigBee Radio Chapter 12 Using MaxStream ZigBee Modules Chapter 13 Using the Ember ZigBee Module Chapter 14 Roll Your Own ZigBee NetworkPlan A Chapter 15 Roll Your Own ZigBee NetworkPlan B Chapter 16 Where to Find All Things ZigBee

Product Details

  • publication date: 23/04/2007
  • ISBN13: 9780123708878
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 352
  • ID: 9780123708878
  • weight: 739
  • ISBN10: 0123708877

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