Comparison between IOT protocols: ZigBee and WiFi using the OPNET simulator

Volume 4, Issue 4, August 2019     |     PP. 73-90      |     PDF (502 K)    |     Pub. Date: November 7, 2019
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Hamza Zemrane, EMI, UM5, Rabat, Morroco
Youssef Baddi, ESTSB, UCD, El Jadida, Morroco
Abderrahim Hasbi, EMI, UM5, Rabat, Morroc

The Internet of things is perceived today as a key opportunity for commercial development in different sectors of activity that can be deployed in the local level as in the case of smart homes, at the regional level as in the case of health, or at the national level in the energy management sector. The IOT connectivity services are different depending on the use case, we find in this context a large number of constantly evolving protocols at the perception layer in the architecture of IOT networks, we distinguish in this article two of these protocols standardized by IEEE which are ZigBee and WiFi.

Internet of Things, IOT architecture, ZigBee, WiFi, WSN

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Hamza Zemrane, Youssef Baddi, Abderrahim Hasbi, Comparison between IOT protocols: ZigBee and WiFi using the OPNET simulator , SCIREA Journal of Electrical Engineering. Volume 4, Issue 4, August 2019 | PP. 73-90.


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