IP mesh network runs on solar energy - Embedded.com

IP mesh network runs on solar energy


Linear Technology demonstrated its SmartMesh IP embedded wireless mesh network, powered by Sol Chip’s Solar Battery, at this month’s Hannover Fair 2015 trade show, promoting the use of solar energy to power industrial Internet of Things applications.

The Sol Chip Solar Battery (Light Battery) integrates all the required components in a single battery unit to harvest and supply sustainable solar/light energy to low-power designs.

Based on 6LoWPAN and IEEE 802.15.4e standards, SmartMesh IP wireless mesh networks are built for IP compatibility. The product line achieves a high level of networking resilience, reliability, and scalability, while enabling up to eight times lower power consumption than other solutions, even in harsh, dynamically changing RF environments. It delivers greater than 99.999% data reliability, and no network stack development is required.

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