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Wireless Personal Communications

, Volume 71, Issue 4, pp 2783–2803 | Cite as

Comprehensive Performance Analysis of ZigBee Technology Based on Real Measurements

  • Lubomir Mraz
  • Vladimir Cervenka
  • Dan Komosny
  • Milan Simek
Article

Abstract

Although the ZigBee technology is massively deployed the performance question still remains unanswered. There is a lack of serious performance evaluations and thus this paper provides a comprehensive and unbiased study of the ZigBee PRO technology. An extensive real measurement was conducted to accomplish this task. We found out a big performance gap among ZigBee implementations even though they are compliant with the ZigBee standard. The presented results and analysis could be beneficial for many wireless sensor network developers.

Keywords

Analysis Bitcloud IEEE 802.15.4 Wireless sensor network ZigBee 

Notes

Acknowledgments

Research described in this paper was prepared within the framework of No.FRTI2/571 grant project of the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic. Holder of Brno PhD Talent Financial Aid - Sponsored by Brno City Municipality.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lubomir Mraz
    • 1
  • Vladimir Cervenka
    • 1
  • Dan Komosny
    • 1
  • Milan Simek
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of TelecommunicationsBrno University of TechnologyBrnoCzech Republic

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