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Great question! I found an article from radio-electronics.com which really helps explain in some more detail how Thread works. Basically, the first eligible router node self-designates as the leader. In other words, when a node is added, if it is unable to find a leader in the system, it will automatically designate itself as the leader. Otherwise, it ...


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Yes and no. Both technologies are concerning different levels of providing connectivity. Usually mesh networking is provided by level 3 or 4 or even both of the ISO OSI model, depending on the extend of implementation. The network and transport layers provide the basic reliability of the mesh network. That reliability is usually not impeded when a node ...


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Can it suspend its network connection and act as a Sleepy End Device, or does the networking component need to be on all the time? They can be sleepy end devices! but, the Network device is still ON. According to the definition "Sleepy end devices are host devices. They communicate only through their Parent Router and cannot forward messages for other ...


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