Download PDF by Robert Faludi: Building Wireless Sensor Networks: with ZigBee, XBee,

By Robert Faludi

ISBN-10: 0596807732

ISBN-13: 9780596807733

Get able to create dispensed sensor platforms and clever interactive units utilizing the ZigBee instant networking protocol and sequence 2 XBee radios. by the point you're midway via this fast moving, hands-on consultant, you'll have equipped a chain of worthy tasks, together with an entire ZigBee instant community that offers remotely sensed data.

Radio networking is growing revolutions in volcano tracking, functionality artwork, fresh power, and customer electronics. As you persist with the examples in every one bankruptcy, you'll easy methods to take on inspiring tasks of your personal. This useful consultant is perfect
for inventors, hackers, crafters, scholars, hobbyists, and scientists.

* examine an collection of sensible and fascinating undertaking principles
* Prep your ZigBee toolbox with an intensive purchasing record of components and courses
* Create an easy, operating ZigBee community with XBee radios in lower than hours -- for less than $100
* Use the Arduino open resource electronics prototyping platform to construct a chain of more and more advanced tasks
* Get acquainted with XBee's API mode for growing sensor networks
* construct totally scalable sensing and actuation structures with reasonably cheap elements
* find out about strength administration, resource routing, and different XBee technical nuances
* Make gateways that connect to neighboring networks, together with the web

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Luckily X-CTU is required only for updating firmware, which is a relatively infrequent task. It does have a number of other handy features, though, including fully commented setup commands, range tests, and easier access to the API features we’ll be examining in Chapter 5. To use X-CTU, plug your XBee radio into a USB adapter and plug that adapter into one of your computer’s USB ports. Next, launch the X-CTU program. It should show your USB connection as one of the available ports, similar to what you see in Figure 1-13.

Your serial port will probably be something like /dev/ ttyUSB0. Once you know what your USB port is called, you can invoke the screen program, using the port and a data rate of 9600 baud. usb-A410032 9600 To exit, type Ctrl-A followed by Ctrl-\ and then y to quit. The picocom program, described in the sidebar “A Serial Terminal Program for Linux” on page 40 in Chapter 2, is an alternative to screen and has certain features (such as local echo) that can be useful for working with XBees. Others Here are some other popular options for serial terminals.

Tera Term serial port setup 42 | Chapter 2: Up and Running To confirm that your XBee is connected properly, you can try putting it into command mode. Type three plus signs in a row, but don’t press Return, just wait a moment after entering them: +++ If you don’t get a response, try typing the three plus signs again. Make sure you don’t type anything before or after them. You should see an OK response (Figure 2-16). If you do, congratulations—you’re successfully connected to your XBee! Skip to “Command Mode and Transparent Mode” on page 46 to continue.

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