Home Automation in IOT using 6LoWPAN
Home Automation is one of the main growing trends in IOT. Current Home Base Automation Systems such as
Google Home and Amazon Echo use Wi-Fi for functionality. This paper describes about 6LoWPAN(an open IOT
networking protocol) in general and how it is preferable over Wi-Fi. 6LoWPAN is a technique to apply IPv6 to IEEE
802.15.4 low-power wireless network standards, which adds the potential for transparent end-to-end communication, control,
and monitoring of home automation devices from anywhere on the globe. The use of 6LoWPAN technology also helps
lower expense and decrease complexity of home automation architecture.
Keywords - 6LoWPAN;Wi-Fi;adaption-layer;IOT;IPv6;WR-PAN