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IEEE 802.11AH: the WiFi approach for M2M communications

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dc.contributor.author Adame, Toni
dc.contributor.author Bel, Albert
dc.contributor.author Bellalta, Boris
dc.contributor.author Barceló Vicens, Jaume
dc.contributor.author Oliver, Miquel
dc.date.accessioned 2020-04-17T08:14:45Z
dc.date.available 2020-04-17T08:14:45Z
dc.date.issued 2014
dc.identifier.citation Adame T, Bel A, Bellalta B, Barceló J, Oliver M. IEEE 802.11ah: the WiFi approach for M2M communications. IEEE Wirel Commun. 2014 Dec;21(6):144-52. DOI: 10.1109/MWC.2014.7000982
dc.identifier.issn 1536-1284
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10230/44264
dc.description.abstract M2M communications are positioned to be one of the fastest growing technology segments in the next decade. Sensor and actuator networks connect communication machines and devices so that they automatically transmit information, serving the growing demand for environmental data acquisition. The IEEE 802.11ah Task Group is working on a new standard to address the particular requirements of M2M networks: a large number of power-constrained stations; a long transmission range; small and infrequent data messages; low data rates; and a non-critical delay. This article explores the key features of this new standard, especially those related to the reduction of energy consumption in the medium access control layer. Given these requirements, a performance assessment of IEEE 802.11ah in four common M2M scenarios, i.e. agriculture monitoring, smart metering, industrial automation, and animal monitoring, is presented.
dc.description.sponsorship This work was partially supported by the Spanish government through the projects TEC2012-32354 and IPT-2012-1028-120000.
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
dc.relation.ispartof IEEE Wireless Communications. 2014 Dec;21(6):144-52
dc.rights © 2014 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other uses, in any current or future media, including reprinting/republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works, for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted component of this work in other works. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MWC.2014.7000982
dc.title IEEE 802.11AH: the WiFi approach for M2M communications
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MWC.2014.7000982
dc.subject.keyword IEEE 802.11ah
dc.subject.keyword M2M
dc.subject.keyword WLANs
dc.subject.keyword WSNs
dc.subject.keyword Power saving mechanisms
dc.relation.projectID info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/ES/3PN/TEC2012-32354
dc.rights.accessRights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.type.version info:eu-repo/semantics/acceptedVersion


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