RFC 6568

Design and Application Spaces for IPv6 over Low-Power Wireless Personal Area Networks (6LoWPANs), April 2012

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6568.txt
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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Authors:
E. Kim
D. Kaspar
JP. Vasseur
Stream:
IETF
Source:
6lowpan (int)

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DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.17487/RFC6568

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Abstract

This document investigates potential application scenarios and use cases for low-power wireless personal area networks (LoWPANs). This document provides dimensions of design space for LoWPAN applications. A list of use cases and market domains that may benefit and motivate the work currently done in the 6LoWPAN Working Group is provided with the characteristics of each dimension. A complete list of practical use cases is not the goal of this document. This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is published for informational purposes.


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