Understanding Weightless: Technology, Equipment, and Network Deployment for M2M Communications in White Space

Understanding Weightless: Technology, Equipment, and Network Deployment for M2M Communications in White Space

By: William Webb (author)Hardback

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Description

Essential for getting to grips with the Weightless standard for M2M communications, this definitive guide describes and explains the new standard in an accessible manner. It helps you to understand the Weightless standard by revealing its background and rationale. Designed to make clear the context and the fundamental design decisions for Weightless and to provide a readable overview of the standard, it details principal features and issues of the technology, the business case for deployment, network performance and some important applications. This informative book guides you through the key decisions and requirements involved in designing and deploying a Weightless network. Includes a chapter on applications, explaining the relevance of the standard and its potential. Written by one of the lead designers of Weightless, this is an ideal guide for everyone involved with the standard, from those designing equipment to those making use of the technology.

About Author

William Webb is one of the founding directors of Neul, one of the core design team involved in Weightless and the CEO of the Weightless SIG. Prior to this William was a Director at Ofcom. He is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, the IEEE and the IET, where he is a Vice President and the author of multiple books, papers and patents.

Contents

1. The world of machine communications; 2. The need for a new standard; 3. Working in white space spectrum; 4. Weightless in overview; 5. The network; 6. The MAC layer; 7. The physical layer; 8. Further functionality; 9. Network design and capacity; 10. Application support.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781107027077
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 220
  • ID: 9781107027077
  • weight: 480
  • ISBN10: 1107027071

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