Commenced in January 2007
Frequency: Monthly
Edition: International
Paper Count: 30184
A Comparative Study on Available IPv6 Platforms for Wireless Sensor Network

Authors: Usman Sarwar, Gopinath Sinniah Rao, Zeldi Suryady, Reza Khoshdelniat

Abstract:

The low power wireless sensor devices which usually uses the low power wireless private area network (IEEE 802.15.4) standard are being widely deployed for various purposes and in different scenarios. IPv6 low power wireless private area network (6LoWPAN) was adopted as part of the IETF standard for the wireless sensor devices so that it will become an open standard compares to other dominated proprietary standards available in the market. 6LoWPAN also allows the integration and communication of sensor nodes with the Internet more viable. This paper presents a comparative study on different available IPv6 platforms for wireless sensor networks including open and close sources. It also discusses about the platforms used by these stacks. Finally it evaluates and provides appropriate suggestions which can be use for selection of required IPv6 stack for low power devices.

Keywords: 6LoWPAN Stacks, 6LoWPAN Platforms, m-Stack, NanoStack, uIPv6, PhyNet 6LoWPAN, Jennic 6LoWPAN.

Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1335148

Procedia APA BibTeX Chicago EndNote Harvard JSON MLA RIS XML ISO 690 PDF Downloads 1870

References:


[1] G. Montenegro, N. Kushalnagar, J. Hui, D. Culler. RFC4944- Transmission of IPv6 Packets over IEEE 802.15.4 Networks
[2] Mathilde Durvy, Julien Abeillé, Patrick Wetterwald, Colin O-FlynnÔÇá, Blake Leverett, Eric GnoskeÔïå, Michael Vidales, Geoff Mulligan,Nicolas Tsiftes, Niclas Finne, Adam Dunkels. "Making sensor network IPv6 ready." Proceedings of the 6th ACM conference on Embedded network sensor systems, Raleigh, NC, USA. Pages 421-422. 2008
[3] Arch Rock Corporation. Arch Rock IP/6LoWPAN overview: An IPv6 network stack for wireless sensor networks. White paper. http://www.archrock.com/downloads/Arch_Rock_Whitepaper_IP6LoW PAN_Overview.pdf (accessed on 10 april 2009)
[4] Zach Shelby, Sensinode Ltd. Using Sensinode Products to Develop 6LoWPAN Networks - White Paper
[5] A. Dunkels, B. Grönvall, and T. Voigt. Contiki - a lightweight and flexible operating system for tiny networked sensors. In Proceedings of EmNets I, Nov. 2004.
[6] Using the FreeRTOS Real Time Kernel - a Practical Guide uIPv6 FAQS. http://www.sics.se/contiki/uipv6-faq.html (accessed on 30 Aug 2009)
[7] J. Hui. Compression Format for IPv6 Datagrams in 6LoWPAN Networks in draft-hui-6lowpan-hc-01. July 28 2008.
[8] Adam Dunkels, A Lightweight Layered Communication Stack for Sensor Networks. In: European Conference on Wireless Sensor Networks (EWSN), January 2007, Delft, The Netherlands.
[9] Adam Dunkels, Thiemo Voigt, Niclas Bergman, Mats J¨onsson. The Design and Implementation of an IP-based Sensor Network for Intrusion Monitoring. In Swedish National Computer Networking Workshop, Nov 2004, Karlstad, Sweden.
[10] Modula m-Stack http://www.modula.si/mstack/en (accessed on 30 Aug 2009)
[11] Arch Rock Earns IPv6 Forum's 'IPv6 Ready Phase 2' Designation. http://www.archrock.com/news_events/ (accessed on 30 Aug 2009)
[12] Jennic-s Product brief 6LoWPAN Network Protocol Stack, a low power wireless IP connectivity solution. .
[Online]. Available: http://www.jennic.com/files/product_briefs/6LoWPAN_PB_1v2.pdf (accessed on 30 Aug 2009)
[13] Product Brief - JN5139-EK010. http://www.jennic.com/files/product_briefs/JN5139-EK010- PBv1.011.pdf (accessed on 30 Aug 2009)
[14] Arch Rock Introduces OEM Version of IP-Based Wireless Sensor Network Technology http://www.archrock.com/news_events/press_releases/2008.06.10.php (accessed on 30 Aug 2009)
[15] Arch Rock IP/6LoWPAN Evaluation Software Distribution. http://asdsupport.archrock.com/docs/asd_api_refman_20080505.pdf (accessed on 30 Aug 2009)
[16] Adam Dunkels, JP Vasseur."Internet Protocol for Smart Objects (IPSO) Alliance" a White Paper
[17] G. Montenegro, N. Kushalnagar, D. Culler "Transmission of IPv6 Packets over IEEE 802.15.4 Networks" in RFC 4944, September 2007.
[18] Geoff Mulligan, 6LoWPAN Working Group "The 6LoWPAN Architecture" in Workshop on Embedded Networked Sensors, Proceedings of the 4th workshop on Embedded networked sensors, Cork, Ireland. Pages: 78 - 82, Year of Publication: 2007, ISBN:978-1- 59593-694-3
[19] Karl Mayer, Wolfgang Fritsche "IP-enabled Wireless Sensor Networks and their integration into the Internet" in ACM International Conference Proceeding Series; Vol. 138, Proceedings of the first international conference on Integrated internet ad hoc and sensor networks, Nice, France. Article No. 5, Year of Publication: 2006, ISBN:1-59593-427-8
[20] S. Deering, R. Hinden, "Internet Protocol, Version 6 (IPv6) Specification" in RFC2460, December 1998.