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Why are mesh networks used more frequently for IoT networks?

TL;DR: Economics Wired mesh network vs. star topology Well, the Internet is a mesh network. Why? Because DARPA wanted it to work even if half the United States were bombed into oblivion if the cold ...
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Why are mesh networks used more frequently for IoT networks?

Mesh networks tend to give better local configuration options for an IoT network. Range extension was already mention which the mesh network as each device in the network will help make the network ...
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What is the typical network topology for an IoT network?

For simplicity, I'll describe this using a typical smart-home setup as a reference, but nothing here is really fixed by the application. The high level topology is equally suitable for a farm ...
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Why are mesh networks used more frequently for IoT networks?

IoT is often used in home automation contexts (door sensors, wallplugs,...) and they tend to be very far each other especially in big houses. So a mesh network allows objets to cover the distance ...
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