Tuesday, March 1, 2005

Dust Networks Offers 802.15.4 Solution

Dust Networks, a start-up based in Berkeley, California, announced the addition of IEEE 802.15.4 compliant radio hardware to its SmartMesh wireless sensor networking product line. The new standards-compliant hardware operates in the 2.4GHz ISM band and can be certified for use in all of the world's major markets. Dust Networks will continue to offer SmartMesh networks based on 900 MHz hardware in the North American market.

The IEEE 802.15.4 standard, which was ratified in May 2003, was created to enable wireless communications for a wide range of applications. Dust Networks uses 802.15.4 radio hardware to deliver standards-based enterprise- class wireless monitoring and control applications for the building automation, industrial automation, and security markets.

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