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6LoWPAN seminar video

The seminar gave a good overview of 6LoWPAN and the general contents of the book “6LoWPAN: The Wireless Embedded Internet“, covering about half of the course material slides and lasts for 80 minutes. Enjoy!
6LoWPAN Seminar Video (80 minutes, MP4) Recorded 6.12.2009

Interconnecting Smart Objects with IP

In anticipation to what the Internet will soon develop into, Interconnecting Smart Objects with IP is the first book to take a holistic approach to the revolutionary area of Internet Protocol-based smart objects.
The book covers:
background: wireless sensor networks, ubiquitous computing, computer networking
technology: hardware and software, low-power communication with 802.15.4 and WiFi, power line communications (PLC), the Internet Protocol stack, IPv6, UDP and TCP, REST and web services, security, 6LoWPAN header compression, RPL routing
smart object applications: the smart grid, smart cities, building automation, home automation, industrial automation.
It will be  available in spring/summer of 2010, but it is already  possible to preorder a copy from Amazon.com.

More info here.

Lecture slides for 6LoWPAN released

The companion lecture slides for 6LoWPAN: The Wireless Embedded Internet have now been released on The Book page of 6lowpan.net. This first part of the book’s course material includes a suggested course syllabus, and 115 of lecture slides in both PowerPoint and PDF formats. This overview of the book is a good tool for lecturers, students and professionals alike. The slides have been released under a creative commons by-nc-sa license to encourage re-use. The companion exercise slides for Contiki are planned for release in the near future.

Links to the syllabus and lecture slides:

6LoWPAN Book Course Syllabus (PDF)
6LoWPAN Book Lecture Slides (PPT)
6LoWPAN Book Lecture Slides (PDF)

6LoWPAN: The Wireless Embedded Internet

shelby_6lowpan_8This book, by Zach Shelby and Carsten Bormann, gives the complete picture of 6LoWPAN technology in one place, including deployment examples and implementation aspects. It is aimed at experts in the field, engineering students and lecturers. An accompanying web-site is available including course material, Contiki coding exercises, an author blog and other 6LoWPAN information.

More info here and here.

Contiki Crash Course

Contiki Crash Course

Participants to the CONET SENIOT Summer School held in Bertinoro, Italy, this summer had the opportunity to attend an interesting hands-on session with basic exercises with the Contiki Operating System for WSN. Material from the course is available online, you could download the slides from the presentation and session notes. The material is self consistent so you could try it out too!

Contiki, developed mostly at SICS since 2003, has reached a level of stability that is interesting to explore further and it also has a growing community of users. Earlier this month, two new ports were made avaialbe: Crosbow MicaZ and Sensinode, besides other platforms already supported.

Everything Contiki available here

Contiki 2.3

Contiki 2.3 is now available. It brings a new IPv6 routing layer, IPv6/6lowpan for the Tmote Sky platform, the Cooja TimeLine, a set of new shell commands, improvements to the LPP and X-MAC power-saving radio protocols, a new port to the MSB430 platform, and a Twitter client.

The release also includes an updated version of Instant Contiki, the Contiki development environment.

Check their the web site for downloads

6LoWPAN Book Announcement

From On the Internet of Things blog:

We are completing the world’s first book all about 6LoWPAN for John Wiley & Sons together with Carsten Bormann, co-chair of the 6lowpan working group. Here is a sneak preview.

The book will be announced officially in June by Wiley, and is expected to start shipping to readers this December. It gives the complete picture of 6LoWPAN technology all in one place, including deployment examples and implementation aspects. It is aimed at experts in the field, engineering students and lecturers. An accompanying web-site will be launched this fall including course material, Contiki coding exercises, an author blog and other 6LoWPAN information.