Comparative Study on IoT Technologies - Short & Long Range

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Volume-68 Issue-12
Year of Publication : 2020
Authors : Neeraj Kaushik, Dr. Teena Bagga, Dr. Rashmi K Aggarwal
DOI :  10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V68I12P207


MLA Style: Neeraj Kaushik, Dr. Teena Bagga, Dr. Rashmi K Aggarwal. Comparative Study on IoT Technologies - Short & Long Range International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology 68.12(2020):37-42. 

APA Style:Neeraj Kaushik, Dr. Teena Bagga, Dr. Rashmi K Aggarwal. Comparative Study on IoT Technologies - Short & Long Range.  International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology, 68(12), 37-42.

IoT provides extraction of data from things by using sensors & processing it further for decisions or actions. Without connectivity, it is tough to accomplish the same. To establish the connectivity between things and data processing units, IoT technologies play an imperative role. Short & long-range communication technologies support in realizing the goal. Short-range communication technologies (RFID, Bluetooth, Zigbee, wi-fi) use unlicensed spectrum, and Long-range communication technologies use unlicensed (Lora WAN, Sigfox, Weightless) and licensed (LTE, GSM, NB-IoT, 5G) spectrum. This paper provides a comparative study of these technologies in terms of frequency bands, power consumption, range, cost, security, standards & throughput, which help provide competent solutions in the IoT industry. Latest IoT technologies effectively connect with a massive number of devices with reduced power consumption, low cost, easy deployment & extended coverages in rural & urban areas.

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