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IEEE 802.15.7-2018

IEEE Standard for Local and metropolitan area networks--Part 15.7: Short-Range Optical Wireless Communications

A physical layer (PHY) and medium access control (MAC) sublayer for short-range optical wireless communications (OWC) in optically transparent media using light wavelengths from 10 000 nm to 190 nm are defined. The standard is capable of delivering data rates sufficient to support audio and video multimedia services and also considers mobility of the optical link, compatibility with various light infrastructures, impairments due to noise and interference from sources like ambient light, and a MAC sublayer that accommodates the unique needs of visible links as well as the other targeted light wavelengths. It also accommodates optical communications for cameras where transmitting devices incorporate light-emitting sources and receivers are digital cameras with a lens and image sensor. The standard adheres to applicable eye safety regulations. (The PDF of this standard is available at no cost compliments of the IEEE GET program at https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/browse/standards/get-program/page/series?id=68.)

Sponsor Committee
C/LM - LAN/MAN Standards Committee
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Status
Active Standard
PAR Approval
2016-09-22
Superseding
802.15.7-2011
Amendments
P802.15.7a
Board Approval
2018-12-05
History
Published:
2019-04-23

Working Group Details

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IEEE Computer Society
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Sponsor Committee
C/LM - LAN/MAN Standards Committee
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Working Group
802.15 WG - Wireless Specialty Networks (WSN) Working Group
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IEEE Program Manager
Christy Bahn
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Working Group Chair
Clinton Powell

P802.15.12

Upper Layer Interface (ULI) for IEEE 802.15.4 Low-Rate Wireless Networks

This standard defines an Upper Layer Interface (ULI) sublayer in Layer 2 (L2), between Layer 3 (L3) and the IEEE 802.15.4 Media Access Control (MAC) sublayer. The ULI provides data and management service access points (SAPs) for interface to the IEEE 802.15.4 MAC. The ULI adapts L3 protocols and provides operational configuration including network and radio regulation requirements of the IEEE 802.15.4 MAC. Further more, the ULI integrates optional upper Layer 2 functionalities focused on interfacing to the IEEE 802.15.4 MAC such as Key Management Protocols (KMPs), L2 routing (L2R) protocols, L2 fragmentation, and Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) IPv6 over the TimeSlotted Channel Hopping (TSCH) mode of IEEE Std 802.15.4 (6TiSCH) Operation Protocol (6TOP). Finally, the ULI provides protocol differentiation, using mechanisms such as EtherType Protocol Differentiation (EPD) to support multiple, diverse higher layer protocols, and header compression.

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P802.15.13

IEEE Draft Standard for Multi-Gigabit per Second Optical Wireless Communications (OWC), with Ranges up to 200 meters, for both stationary and mobile devices

This standard defines the protocol and compatible network equipment for optical wireless communications and its operation as an optical wireless personal area network (OWPAN) supporting data rates of multiple Gbit/s for wireless specialty applications. The standard defines a medium access control (MAC) layer operating in beacon-enabled or non-beacon-enabled mode and three physical layers (PHYs) enabling low complexity, low power, and high throughput.

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P802.15.14

Standard for Impulse Radio Ultra Wideband Wireless Ad Hoc Networks

This standard specifies the physical layer (PHY) and media access control sublayer (MAC) for impulse radio ultra wideband (UWB) wireless ad hoc connectivity with fixed, portable, and moving devices with limited energy consumption requirements, and supports real time precision ranging capability that is accurate to within a few centimeters. PHYs are defined for devices operating in a variety of regulatory domains.

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P802.15.15

Standard for Wireless Ad Hoc Networks

This standard specifies the physical layer (PHY) and medium access control (MAC) sublayer for wireless ad hoc network connectivity with fixed, portable, and moving devices with very low energy consumption requirements. PHYs are defined for devices operating in a variety of regulatory domains.

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P802.15.3

Standard for Wireless Multi-Media Networks

This standard defines PHY and MAC specifications for high data rate wireless connectivity (typically over 200 Mb/s) with fixed, portable, and moving devices. Data rates are high enough to satisfy a set of consumer multimedia industry needs, as well as to support emerging wireless switched point-to-point and high rate close proximity point-to-point applications.

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P802.15.4-2020/Cor 1

IEEE Draft Standard for Low-Rate Wireless Networks - Corrigendum 1 Correction of errors preventing backward compatibility:

This corrigendum addresses significant errors found in IEEE Std 802.15.4-2020 and its amendments.

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P802.15.4ab

Standard for Low-Rate Wireless Network Amendment: Enhanced Ultra Wide-Band (UWB) Physical Layers (PHYs) and Associated Medium Access and Control (MAC) sublayer Enhancements

This amendment enhances the Ultra Wideband (UWB) physical layers (PHYs) medium access control (MAC), and associated ranging techniques while retaining backward compatibility with enhanced ranging capable devices (ERDEVs). Areas of enhancement include: additional coding, preamble and modulation schemes to additional coding, preamble and modulation schemes to support improved link budget and/or reduced air-time relative to IEEE Std 802.15.4 UWB; additional channels and operating frequencies; interference mitigation techniques to support greater device density and higher traffic use cases relative to the IEEE Std 802.15.4 UWB; improvements to accuracy, precision and reliability and interoperability for high-integrity ranging; schemes to reduce complexity and power consumption; definitions for tightly coupled hybrid operation with narrowband signaling to assist UWB; enhanced native discovery and connection setup mechanisms; sensing capabilities to support presence detection and environment mapping;u00a0and mechanisms supporting low-power low-latency streaming as well as high data-rate streamingu00a0allowing at least 50 Mb/s of throughput.u00a0 Support for peer-to-peer, peer-to-multi-peer, and station-to-infrastructure protocols are in scope, as are infrastructure synchronization mechanisms.u00a0This amendment includes safeguards sou00a0that the high throughput data use cases do not cause significant disruption to low duty-cycle ranging use cases.

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P802.15.6a

Standard for Local and Metropolitan Area Networks - Part 15.6: Wireless Body Area Networks Amendment: Dependable Human and Vehicle Body Area Networks

This amendment enhances the Ultra-Wideband (UWB) physical layer (PHY) and medium access control (MAC) to support enhanced dependability to human body area networks (HBAN) and adds support for vehicle body area networks (VBAN), a coordinator in a vehicle with devices around the cabin room, operating under strict compliance to standards and limits for electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) and electromagnetic interference (EMI). Areas of enhancement: multiple piconets coexisting, which includes inter-Body Area Network (inter-BAN) interference for both HBAN and VBAN and inter-piconets interference; simpler and more reliable MAC protocol; sensing and feedback control loop delay. Enhancements to dependability include protection against interference in critical use cases such as overlaid with other BAN and/or different piconet; support of higher performance requirement of reliability, security, coexistence and efficiency in the operation and maintenance of HBAN and VBAN. P802.15.6a incorporates support for infrastructure protocols via an access point. The amendment provides safeguards so that high throughput data use cases do not cause significant disruption to low duty-cycle ranging use cases.

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P802.15.7a

Standard for Local and Metropolitan Area Networks - Part 15.7: Short-Range Optical Wireless Communications Amendment: Higher Speed, Longer Range Optical Camera Communication (OCC)

This amendment defines a high-rate Optical Camera Communications (OCC) Physical Layer (PHY) using light wavelengths from 10 000 nm to 190 nm in optically transparent media. It is capable of delivering data rates up to 100 Mb/s and is designed for point-to-point and point-to-multipoint communication. Adaptation to varying channel conditions and maintaining connectivity during high mobility (speeds up to 350 km/h), flicker mitigation, RF co-existence, and a communication range of up to 200 m, are included. MIMO (e.g. MIMO-OFDM) is utilized to deal with high-levels of optical interference while maintaining high-rate data transmission. Relaying mechanisms are included enabling heterogeneous operation with existing RF wireless data communications standards. The Amendment adheres to applicable eye safety regulations.

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P802.16t

Standard for Air Interface for Broadband Wireless Access Systems Amendment - Fixed and Mobile Wireless Access in Narrowband Channels

This project specifies operation in licensed spectrum with channel bandwidths greater than or equal to 5 kHz and less than 100 kHz. The project specifies a new PHY, and changes to the MAC as necessary to support the PHY. The amendment is frequency independent but focuses on spectrum less than 2 GHz. The range and data rate supported by the narrower channels are commensurate with those of the base standard, as scaled by the reduced channel bandwidth. The project also amends IEEE Std 802.16 as required to support aggregated operation in adjacent and non-adjacent channels.

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802.15.10-2017

IEEE Recommended Practice for Routing Packets in IEEE 802.15.4 Dynamically Changing Wireless Networks

The routing of packets in dynamically changing wireless networks is facilitated in this recommended practice. The result is an extension of the area of coverage as the number of nodes increase. (The PDF of this standard is available at no cost compliments of the IEEE GET program http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/browse/standards/get-program/page/)

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802.15.10a-2019

IEEE Recommended Practice for Routing Packets in IEEE 802.15.4(TM) Dynamically Changing Wireless Networks - Amendment 1: Fully Defined Use of Addressing and Route Information Currently in IEEE Std 802.15.10

This amendment to IEEE Std 802.15.10 fully defines how the addressing and route information (already defined in the recommended practice) are to be used by the routing modes (also currently defined in the recommended practice), including at least the following: end-to-end (E2E) acknowledgment from mesh route in non-storing mode; peer-to-peer (P2P) routing using a combination of up/down routing in non-storing mode; on-demand P2P routing for E2E acknowledgment in non-storing mode; on-demand path storing when sending unicast in non-storing mode.

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802.15.22.3-2020

IEEE Standard for Spectrum Characterization and Occupancy Sensing

The architecture, abstraction layers, interfaces, and metadata requirements for spectrum characterization and occupancy sensing (SCOS) systems are specified in this standard. This standard also defines performance parameters, units, and measures. This SCOS system comprises one or more semi-autonomous spectrum sensors, which scan electromagnetic spectrum, digitize it, and perform processing, transmitting the resultant data with appropriate metadata to a central storage and processing system. (The PDF of this standard is available at no charge compliments of the IEEE GET program https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/browse/standards/get-program/page/series?id=68)

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802.15.3-2016

IEEE Standard for High Data Rate Wireless Multi-Media Networks

The protocol and compatible interconnection of data and multimedia communication equipment via 2.4 GHz and 60 GHz radio transmissions in a Wireless Personal Area Network (WPAN) using low power and multiple modulation formats to support scalable data rates is defined in this standard. The Medium Access Control (MAC) sublayer protocol supports both isochronous and asynchronous data types. (The PDF of this standard is available at no cost compliments of the IEEE GET program at https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/browse/standards/get-program/page)

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802.15.3d-2017

IEEE Standard for High Data Rate Wireless Multi-Media Networks Amendment 2: 100 Gb/s Wireless Switched Point-to-Point Physical Layer

An alternative physical layer (PHY) at the lower THz frequency range between 252 GHz and 325 GHz for switched point-to-point links is defined in this amendment. Two PHY modes are defined that enable data rates of up to 100 Gb/s using eight different bandwidths between 2.16 GHz and 69.12 GHz. (The PDF of this standard is available at no cost to you thru the IEEE GET program http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/servlet/opac?punumber=8066474)

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802.15.3e-2017

IEEE Standard for High Data Rate Wireless Multi-Media Networks--Amendment 1: High-Rate Close Proximity Point-to-Point Communications

An alternative physical layer (PHY) and a modified medium access control (MAC) layer is defined in this amendment. Two PHY modes have been defined that enable data rates up to 100 Gb/s using the 60 GHz band. MIMO and aggregation methods have been defined to increase the maximum achievable communication speeds. Stack acknowledgment has been defined to improve the medium access control (MAC) efficiency when used in a point-to-point (P2P) topology between two devices. (The PDF of this standard is available at no cost compliments of the IEEE GET program http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/browse/standards/get-program/page/)

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802.15.3f-2017

IEEE Standard for High Data Rate Wireless Multi-Media Networks Amendment 3: Extending the Physical Layer (PHY) Specification for Millimeter Wave to Operate from 57.0 GHz to 71 GHz

Extend the RF channelization of the millimeter wave PHY to allow for use of the spectrum up to 71 GHz.

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802.15.4-2020

IEEE Standard for Low-Rate Wireless Networks

The physical layer (PHY) and medium access control (MAC) sublayer specifications for low-data-rate wireless connectivity with fixed, portable, and moving devices with no battery or very limited battery consumption requirements are defined in this standard. In addition, the standard provides modes that allow for precision ranging. PHYs are defined for devices operating in a variety of geographic regions. (The PDF of the standard is available at no cost at https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/browse/standards/get-program/page/series?id=68 compliments of the IEEE GET program)

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802.15.4aa-2022

IEEE Standard for Low-Rate Wireless Networks Amendment 4: Higher Data Rate Extension to IEEE 802.15.4 Smart Utility Network (SUN) Frequency Shift Keying (FSK) Physical Layer (PHY)

This amendment defines a data rate extension of SUN FSK PHY to IEEE Std 802.15.4-2020. It adds data rate extensions for the SUN FSK modulation and channel parameters. These extensions focus on the Japanese frequency band.

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802.15.4w-2020

IEEE Standard for Low-Rate Wireless Networks--Amendment 2: Low Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) Extension to the Low-Energy Critical Infrastructure Monitoring (LECIM) Physical Layer (PHY)

The existing low-energy critical infrastructure monitoring (LECIM) frequency shift keying (FSK) physical layer of IEEE Std 802.15.4-2020 is extended to be more robust in the presence of interference and achieve higher link budgets for applications in low power wide area networks (LPWAN). Lower symbol rates and a split mode with low-rate forward error correction (FEC) codes are introduced to achieve this goal.

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802.15.4y-2021

IEEE Standard for Low-Rate Wireless Networks Amendment 3: Advanced Encryption Standard (AES)-256 Encryption and Security Extensions

This amendment defines security extensions to IEEE Std 802.15.4 adding AES-256-CCM plus a cipher suite/authentication method registry and a process for inclusion of additional algorithms. The registry defines a capability to align IEEE Std 802.15.4 with the security requirements of higher layer standards. (The PDF of this standard is available at no cost to you through the IEEE GET Program at https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/browse/standards/get-program/page/series?id=68)

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802.15.4z-2020

IEEE Standard for Low-Rate Wireless Networks--Amendment 1: Enhanced Ultra Wideband (UWB) Physical Layers (PHYs) and Associated Ranging Techniques

This amendment enhances the UWB PHYs with additional coding options and improvements to increase the integrity and accuracy of ranging measurements. It also enhances the MAC to support control of time-of-flight ranging procedures and exchange ranging related information between the participating ranging devices. (The PDF of this standard is available at no cost to you compliments of the IEEE GET program https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/browse/standards/get-program/page/series?id=68)

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802.15.6-2012

IEEE Standard for Local and metropolitan area networks - Part 15.6: Wireless Body Area Networks

Short-range, wireless communications in the vicinity of, or inside, a human body (but not limited to humans) are specified in this standard. It uses existing industrial scientific medical (ISM) bands as well as frequency bands approved by national medical and/or regulatory authorities. Support for quality of service (QoS), extremely low power, and data rates up to 10 Mbps is required while simultaneously complying with strict non-interference guidelines where needed. This standard considers effects on portable antennas due to the presence of a person (varying with male, female, skinny, heavy, etc.), radiation pattern shaping to minimize the specific absorption rate (SAR) into the body, and changes in characteristics as a result of the user motions. (The PDF of this standard is available at no cost at https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/browse/standards/get-program/page compliments of the IEEE GET program.

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802.15.8-2017

IEEE Standard for Wireless Medium Access Control (MAC) and Physical Layer (PHY) Specifications for Peer Aware Communications (PAC)

Physical layer (PHY) and medium access control (MAC) mechanisms are defined in this standard for wireless personal area networks (WPANs) peer aware communications (PAC) optimized for peer-to-peer and infrastructure-less communications with fully distributed coordination. PAC features include discovery for peer information without association, discovery signaling rate typically greater than 100 kb/s, discovery of the number of devices in the network, scalable data transmission rates typically up to 10 Mb/s, group communications with simultaneous membership in multiple groups typically up to 10, relative positioning, security, and operation in selected globally available unlicensed/licensed bands below 11 GHz capable of supporting these requirements. (The PDF of this standard is available at no cost to you compliments of the IEEE GET program https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/servlet/opac?punumber=8287782)

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802.15.9-2021

IEEE Standard for Transport of Key Management Protocol (KMP) Datagrams

A message exchange framework based on information elements as a transport method for key management protocol (KMP) datagrams and guidelines for the use of some existing KMPs with IEEE Std 802.15.4(TM) is defined in this standard. A new KMP is not created in this standard. In support of KMP transmission and reception, a generic multiplexed data service layer that can be used to transmit large packets from the upper KMP to another peer and that provides for protocol discrimination is also provided in this standard. The multiplexed data service provides a fragmentation and multiplexing layer for those packets so they can be delivered over smaller MAC layer frames and multiplexed on the recipient end to the right processing service. The multiplexing provides for EtherType protocol discrimination.

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8802-15-3-2017

ISO/IEC/IEEE International Standard - Information technology -- Telecommunications and information exchange between systems -- Local and metropolitan area networks -- Specific requirements -- Part 15-3: High data rate wireless multi-media networks

The protocol and compatible interconnection of data and multimedia communication equipment via 2.4 GHz and 60 GHz radio transmissions in a Wireless Personal Area Network (WPAN) using low power and multiple modulation formats to support scalable data rates is defined in this standard. The Medium Access Control (MAC) sublayer protocol supports both isochronous and asynchronous data types.

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8802-15-6-2017

ISO/IEC/IEEE International Standard - Information technology -- Telecommunications and information exchange between systems -- Local and metropolitan area networks -- Specific requirements -- Part 15-6: Wireless body area network

Short-range, wireless communications in the vicinity of, or inside, a human body (but not limited to humans) are specified in this standard. It uses existing industrial scientific medical (ISM) bands as well as frequency bands approved by national medical and/or regulatory authorities. Support for quality of service (QoS), extremely low power, and data rates up to 10 Mbps is required while simultaneously complying with strict non-interference guidelines where needed. This standard considers effects on portable antennas due to the presence of a person (varying with male, female, skinny, heavy, etc.), radiation pattern shaping to minimize the specific absorption rate (SAR) into the body, and changes in characteristics as a result of the user motions.

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802.15.3-2003

IEEE Standard for Information technology-- Local and metropolitan area networks-- Specific requirements-- Part 15.3: Wireless Medium Access Control (MAC) and Physical Layer (PHY) Specifications for High Rate Wireless Personal Area Networks (WPAN)

The protocol and compatible interconnection of data and multimedia communication equipment via 2.4 GHz radio transmissions in a Wireless Personal Area Network (WPAN) using low power and multiple modulation formats to support scalable data rates is defined in this standard. The Medium Access Control (MAC) sublayer protocol supports both isochronous and asynchronous data types

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802.15.3b-2005

IEEE Standard for IEEE Amendment to Part 15.3: Wireless Medium Access Control (MAC) and Physical Layer (PHY) Specifications for High Rate Wireless Personal Area Networks (WPAN): Amendment to MAC Sublayer

This amendment provides corrections and optimizations to IEEE Std 802.15.3-2003. The management service access points (SAPs) have been completely updated to create a consistent, logical interface. As a consequence, most of the message sequence charts (MSCs) in the medium access control (MAC) functional specification have been updated as well. Channel time usage is more efficient with the addition of multiple contention periods, releasing channel time, implied acknowledgment, and multicast groups. (The PDF of this standard is available at no cost.

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802.15.3c-2009

IEEE Standard for Information technology-- Local and metropolitan area networks-- Specific requirements-- Part 15.3: Amendment 2: Millimeter-wave-based Alternative Physical Layer Extension

This amendment defines and alternative physical layer (PHY) for IEEE Std 802.15.3-2003. Three PHY modes have been defined that enable data rates in excess of 5 Gb/s using the 60 GHz band. A beam forming protocol has been defined to improve the range of communicating devices. Aggregation and block acknowledgment have been defined to improve the medium access control (MAC) efficiency at the high data rates provided for by the PHY.

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802.15.4-2003

IEEE Standard for Telecommunications and Information Exchange Between Systems - LAN/MAN Specific Requirements - Part 15: Wireless Medium Access Control (MAC) and Physical Layer (PHY) Specifications for Low Rate Wireless Personal Area Networks (WPAN)

Superseded by IEEE Std 802.15.4-2006 IEEE Std 802.15.4-2003 defined the protocol and compatible interconnection for data communication devices using low- data-rate, low-power, and low-complexity short-range radio frequency (RF) transmissions in a wireless personal area network (WPAN). This revision extends the market applicability of IEEE Std 802.15.4, removes ambiguities in the standard, and makes improvements revealed by implementations of IEEE Std 802.15.4-2003.

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802.15.4-2006

IEEE Standard for Information technology-- Local and metropolitan area networks-- Specific requirements-- Part 15.4: Wireless Medium Access Control (MAC) and Physical Layer (PHY) Specifications for Low Rate Wireless Personal Area Networks (WPANs)

IEEE Std 802.15.4-2003 defined the protocol and compatible interconnection for data communication devices using low-data-rate, low-power, and low-complexity short-range radio frequency (RF) transmissions in a wireless personal area network (WPAN). This revision extends the market applicability of IEEE Std 802.15.4, removes ambiguities in the standard, and makes improvements revealed by implementations of IEEE Std 802.15.4-2003.

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802.15.4-2011

IEEE Standard for Local and metropolitan area networks--Part 15.4: Low-Rate Wireless Personal Area Networks (LR-WPANs)

The protocol and compatible interconnection for data communication devices using low-data-rate, low-power, and low-complexity short-range radio frequency (RF) transmissions in a wireless personal area network (WPAN) were defined in IEEE Std 802.15.4-2006. In this revision, the market applicability of IEEE Std 802.15.4 is extended, the ambiguities in the standard are removed, and the improvements learned from implementations of IEEE Std 802.15.4-2006 are included.

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802.15.4-2015

IEEE Standard for Low-Rate Wireless Networks

The protocol and compatible interconnection for data communication devices using low-data-rate, low-power, and low-complexity short-range radio frequency (RF) transmissions in a wireless personal area network (WPAN) are defined in this standard. A variety of physical layers (PHYs) have been defined that cover a wide variety of frequency bands.

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802.15.4-2015/Cor 1-2018

IEEE Standard for Low-Rate Wireless Networks Corrigendum 1

Errors, inconsistencies, and ambiguities in IEEE Std 802.15.4™-2015 are corrected in this corrigendum.

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802.15.4a-2007

IEEE Standard for Information technology-- Local and metropolitan area networks-- Specific requirements-- Part 15.4: Wireless Medium Access Control (MAC) and Physical Layer (PHY) Specifications for Low-Rate Wireless Personal Area Networks (WPANs): Amendment 1: Add Alternate PHYs

This standard defines the protocol and compatible interconnection for data communication devices using low-data-rate, low-power and low-complexity, short-range radio frequency (RF) transmissions in a wireless personal area network (WPAN).

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802.15.4c-2009

IEEE Standard for Information technology-- Local and metropolitan area networks-- Specific requirements-- Part 15.4: Amendment 2: Alternative Physical Layer Extension to support one or more of the Chinese 314-316 MHz, 430-434 MHz, and 779-787 MHz bands

This amendment defines alternate PHY and modifications to the MAC needed to support the PHY that complies with the applicable Chinese regulations, Radio Management of P. R. of China doc. # 6326360786867187500 or current document, for one or more of the 314-316 MHz, 430-434 MHz, and 779-787 MHz frequency bands.

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802.15.4d-2009

IEEE Standard for Information technology-- Local and metropolitan area networks-- Specific requirements-- Part 15.4: Amendment 3: Alternative Physical Layer Extension to support the Japanese 950 MHz bands

This amendment to IEEE Std 802.15.4-2006 is limited to defining a new PHY and such changes to the MAC as are necessary to support a new frequency allocation (950 MHz) in Japan. The amendment shall completely follow the new technical conditions described in Japanese ministerial ordinance. The amendment shall coexist with passive tag systems in the band.

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802.15.4e-2012

IEEE Standard for Local and metropolitan area networks--Part 15.4: Low-Rate Wireless Personal Area Networks (LR-WPANs) Amendment 1: MAC sublayer

IEEE Std 802.15.4-2011 is amended by this standard. The intention of this amendment is to enhance and add functionality to the IEEE 802.15.4 MAC to (a) better support the industrial markets and (b) permit compatibility with modifications being proposed within the Chinese WPAN.

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802.15.4f-2012

IEEE Standard for Local and metropolitan area networks-- Part 15.4: Low-Rate Wireless Personal Area Networks (LR-WPANs) Amendment 2: Active Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) System Physical Layer (PHY)

This amendment provides two PHYs (MSK and LRP UWB) that can be used in a wide range of applications requiring various combinations of low cost, low energy consumption, multiyear battery life, reliable communications, precision location, and reader options. This PHY standard supports the performance and flexibility needed for future mass deployments of highly populated autonomous active RFID systems anywhere in the world.

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802.15.4g-2012

IEEE Standard for Local and metropolitan area networks--Part 15.4: Low-Rate Wireless Personal Area Networks (LR-WPANs) Amendment 3: Physical Layer (PHY) Specifications for Low-Data-Rate, Wireless, Smart Metering Utility Networks

In this amendment to IEEE Std 802.15.4-2011, outdoor low-data-rate, wireless, smart metering utility network requirements are addressed. Alternate PHYs are defined as well as only those MAC modifications needed to support their implementation.

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802.15.4j-2013

IEEE Standard for Local and metropolitan area networks - Part 15.4: Low-Rate Wireless Personal Area Networks (LR-WPANs) Amendment 4: Alternative Physical Layer Extension to Support Medical Body Area Network (MBAN) Services Operating in the 2360 MHz u2013 2400 MHz Band

In this amendment to IEEE Std 802.15.4TM-2011, a physical layer for IEEE 802.15.4 in the 2360 MHz to 2400 MHz band which complies with Federal Communications Commission (FCC) MBAN rules is defined. Modifications to the MAC needed to support this new physical layer are also defined in this amendment.

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802.15.4k-2013

IEEE Standard for Local and metropolitan area networks– Part 15.4: Low-Rate Wireless Personal Area Networks (LR-WPANs)–Amendment 5: Physical Layer Specifications for Low Energy, Critical Infrastructure Monitoring Networks.

Two PHYs (DSSS and FSK) that support critical infrastructure monitoring applications are provided in this amendment to IEEE Std 802.15.4TM-2011. In addition, only those MAC modifications needed to support the implementation of the two PHYs are described in this amendment.

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802.15.4m-2014

IEEE Standard for Local and metropolitan area networks - Part 15.4: Low-Rate Wireless Personal Area Networks (LR-WPANs) - Amendment 6: TV White Space Between 54 MHz and 862 MHz Physical Layer

In this amendment to IEEE Std 802.15.4(TM)-2011, outdoor low-data-rate, wireless, television white space (TVWS) network requirements are addressed. Alternate physical layers (PHYs) are defined as well as only the medium access control (MAC) modifications needed to support their implementation.

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802.15.4n-2016

IEEE Standard for Low-Rate Wireless Networks -- Amendment 1: Physical Layer Utilizing China Medical Bands

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) of the People's Republic of China has approved the 174--216 MHz, 407--425 MHz, and 608--630 MHz bands for medical information transmission. China medical band (CMB) devices operating within these bands conform to a set of rules specified in MIIT Doc 423-2005, which restricts use of the band to only medical, non-voice use under direction of a healthcare practitioner, among other requirements. A physical layer (PHY) for devices operating on Chinese approved bands for medical signals is defined in this amendment.

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802.15.4p-2014

IEEE Standard for local and metropolitan area networks - Part 15.4: Low-Rate Wireless Personal Area Networks (LR-WPANs) - Amendment 7: Physical Layer for Rail Communications and Control (RCC)

This amendment to IEEE Std 802.15.4(TM)-2011 specifies a PHY for use in equipment intended to address rail transportation industry needs and to meet US positive train control (PTC) regulatory requirements and similar regulatory requirements in other parts of the world. In addition, the amendment describes only those MAC changes needed to support this PHY.

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802.15.4q-2016

IEEE Standard for Low-Rate Wireless Networks --Amendment 2: Ultra-Low Power Physical Layer

Two alternate physical layers (PHYs), TASK and RS-GFSK, are specified in this amendment in addition to the PHYs of IEEE Std 802.15.4-2015. The amendment also defines the medium access control (MAC) modifications needed to support the implementation of the TASK and RS-GFSK PHYs. These alternate PHYs enable low-cost, ultra-low power consumption, as well as extended battery life, in various frequency bands and geographical regions under multiple regulatory domains.

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802.15.4s-2018

IEEE Standard for Low-Rate Wireless Networks Amendment 6: Enabling Spectrum Resource Measurement Capability

Definitions of MAC related functions to enable spectrum resource management are addressed in this amendment to IEEE Std 802.15.4™. It specifies the following: – Spectrum resource measurements and network performance metrics, such as packet error ratio, delay, etc. – Information elements and data structures to capture these measurements, – Procedures for collecting and exchanging spectrum resource measurement information with higher layers or other devices.

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802.15.4t-2017

IEEE Standard for Low-Rate Wireless Networks--Amendment 4: Higher Rate (2 Mb/s) Physical (PHY) Layer

This amendment defines a physical layer for IEEE Std 802.15.4(TM)-2015, capable of supporting 2 Mb/s data rates, utilizing the 2400-2483.5 MHz band, having backwards-compatibility to, and the same occupied bandwidth as, the present 2450 MHz O-QPSK physical layer, and capable of simple implementation. Target range should be at least 10 meters. This amendment defines modifications to the medium access control (MAC) sublayer needed to support this new physical layer.

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802.15.4u-2016

IEEE Standard for Low-Rate Wireless Networks--Amendment 3: Use of the 865 MHz to 867 MHz Band in India

A physical (PHY) layer enabling the use of the 865 MHz to 867 MHz band in India is defined in this amendment. The supported data rate should be at least 40 kb/s and the typical line-of-sight range should be on the order of 5 km using an omni directional antenna. Included are any channel access and/or timing changes in the medium access control necessary to support this PHY layer.

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802.15.4v-2017

IEEE Standard for Low-Rate Wireless Networks - Amendment 5: Enabling/Updating the Use of Regional Sub-GHz Bands

The smart utility network (SUN) physical layers (PHYs) in IEEE Std 802.15.4(TM)-2015 are changed by this amendment to enable the use of the 870--876 MHz and 915--921 MHz bands in Europe, the 902--928 MHz band in Mexico, the 902--907.5 MHz and 915--928 MHz bands in Brazil, and the 915--928 MHz band in Australia and New Zealand. Additional Asian regional frequency bands are also specified in this amendment. Furthermore, the amendment changes the channel parameters listed for the SUN PHYs, the low energy critical infrastructure monitoring (LECIM) PHY, and the television white space (TVWS) PHY for the 470u2013510 MHz band in China and the 863--870 MHz band in Europe and aligns these channel parameters with regional requirements. The amendment includes channel access and/or timing changes to the medium access control (MAC) necessary for conformance to regional requirements for these bands.

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802.15.4x-2019

IEEE Standard for Low-Rate Wireless Networks - Amendment 7: Defining Enhancements to the Smart Utility Network (SUN) Physical Layers (PHYs) Supporting up to 2.4 Mb/s Data Rates

Enhancements to the IEEE 802.15.4(TM) smart utility network (SUN) orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) physical layers (PHYs) that enable support for data rates up to 2.4 Mb/s are defined by this amendment to IEEE Std 802.15.4(TM)-2015. This amendment also defines additional channel plans, as needed, to support emerging applications.

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802.15.7-2011

IEEE Standard for Local and Metropolitan Area Networks--Part 15.7: Short-Range Wireless Optical Communication Using Visible Light

A PHY and a MAC layer for short-range optical wireless communications using visible light in optically transparent media are defined. The visible light spectrum extends from 380 nm to 780 nm in wavelength. The standard is capable of delivering data rates sufficient to support audio and video multimedia services and also considers mobility of the visible link, compatibility with visible-light infrastructures, impairments due to noise and interference from sources like ambient light and a MAC layer that accommodates visible links. The standard adheres to applicable eye safety regulations.

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802.15.9-2016

IEEE Recommended Practice for Transport of Key Management Protocol (KMP) Datagrams

A message exchange framework based on information elements as a transport method for key management protocol (KMP) datagrams and guidelines for the use of some existing KMPs with IEEE Std 802.15.4™ are defined in the recommended practice. A new KMP is not created in this recommended practice. In support of KMP transmission and reception, a generic multiplexed data service layer that can be used to transmit large packets from the upper KMP to another peer is also provided in this recommended practice. The multiplexed data service provides a fragmentation and multiplexing layer for those packets so they can be delivered over smaller MAC layer frames and multiplexed on the recipient end to the right processing service. (The PDF of this standard is available at no cost compliments of the IEEE GET program https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/browse/standards/get-program/page)

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802.15.1-2005

IEEE Standard for Information technology-- Local and metropolitan area networks-- Specific requirements-- Part 15.1a: Wireless Medium Access Control (MAC) and Physical Layer (PHY) specifications for Wireless Personal Area Networks (WPAN)

Methods for communicating devices in a Personal Area Network.

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802.15.2-2003

IEEE Recommended Practice for Information technology -- Local and metropolitan area networks-- Specific requirements -- Part 15.2: Coexistence of Wireless Personal Area Networks with Other Wireless Devices Operating in Unlicensed Frequency Bands

This recommended practice addresses the issue of coexistence of wireless local area networks and wireless personal area networks. These wireless networks often operate in the same unlicensed band. This recommended practice describes coexistence mechanisms that can be used to facilitate coexistence of wireless local area networks (i.e., IEEE Std 802.11b-1999) and wireless personal area networks (i.e., IEEE Std 802.15.1-2002).

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802.15.5-2009

IEEE Recommended Practice for Information technology-- Telecommunications and information exchange between systems-- Local and metropolitan area networks-- Specific requirements Part 15.5: Mesh Topology Capability in Wireless Personal Area Networks (WPANs)

The scope is to provide a recommended practice to provide the architectural framework enabling WPAN devices to promote interoperable, stable, and scalable wireless mesh topologies and, if needed, to provide the amendment text to the current WPAN standards that is required to implement this recommended practice.

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