Low-power design for ZigBee wireless solutions

Khanh Tuan Le; Alvarez, Juan
June 2006
Portable Design;Jun2006, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p22
The article describes the overall characteristics of the IEEE 802.15.4 standard and how the ZigBee wireless technology's application layers, security and network are built upon it in the United States. The author also examines the features that affect the overall power budget of ZigBee wireless solutions with reference to low-power design. Implementation techniques for the power optimization of the overall system design, radio transceiver and microcontroller, as well as the stringent power requirements set by ZigBee networks for wireless applications are also cited.


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