Re: 6lowpan over wire, specifically over powerline?

"Patrik Fältström " <paf@frobbit.se> Mon, 28 March 2016 13:20 UTC

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Subject: Re: 6lowpan over wire, specifically over powerline?
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On 28 Mar 2016, at 14:38, Ralph Droms wrote:

> Patrik - are you asking about 6lowpan as a way of reducing the overhead of IPv6?
>
> Wi-SUN Alliance has been working on 6lowpan-over-ethernet, but mostly (as I understand it) for interconnecting IEEE802.15.4 networks for testing.
>
> There is still, of course, the requirement for application protocols to replace all those proprietary protocols.

Yes, exactly, 6lowpan for talking to small 8-32 bit micro controllers which are on power lines or in small control equipment. Today they talk either modbus or canbus mostly.

   Patrik