6LoWPAN and IPv6 Components
Just as websites and computers have unique IP addresses today, imagine assigning an IP address to objects from virtually every sector — from Spanish vocabulary flashcards, to your reading glasses, to medical records, to the boiler in your mechanical room, to running shoes, light switches or checked baggage. When we think of the Internet in its essence, it is a network for vast data exchange. Instead of connecting websites across the globe, The Internet of Things connects a universe of objects.
Radio Frequency Identification Tags (RFID) were the first building block for The Internet of Things. RFID tags, unlike a bar code, are 3D objects that can be planted on an object and read remotely. Yet RFIDs can only identify products and objects. The objects can’t be monitored or controlled.
Amatis Controls has worked actively to build-out the open standard programming language called 6LoWPAN. The term 6LoWPAN stands for Internet Protocol version 6 over Low power Wireless Personal Area Networks. Amatis Controls is one of the first firms internationally to to field commercially scaled project using 6LoWPAN.
Amatis Controls’ Peter Pan module is the backbone of all our technology. Its applications are diverse and flexible.
We welcome the chance to speak with Original Equipment Manufacturers seeking a 6LoWPAN solution to allow data from within their devices to populate the cloud both for user interfaces and for monitoring.