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Embedded, Mobile and Automotive

Running an OpenThread Mesh Network with Linux and Zephyr

Transparent IoT Gatway Blueprint of the Oniro Project
D.embedded
Stefan Schmidt
<p>The Thread protocol specifies a low-power IoT mesh network. It offers self-healing, low latency and IPv6 connectivity without a single point of failure. In addition to the lower layer mesh functionality it also offers mesh network management, as well as secure onboarding of headless devices.</p> <p>OpenThread is an open source project implementing the Thread protocol and its components. The focus of this talk is to demonstrate a Linux based OpenThread border router and Zephyr based mesh nodes. Tight together by a Yocto based build system this talk shows all components you need to have an IPv6 enabled micro-processor on a low-power wireless link. The used power is small enough to allow operating a small sensor for months or years on a coin cell battery in such a scenario. All served by a Linux based border router to allow for internet access and end-to-end IPv6 connectivity.</p> <p>All of the above is bundled together in an Eclipse Oniro Project blueprint for a transparent IoT gateway.</p>

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