Interconnecting Smart Objects with IP: The Next Internet by Jean-Philippe Vasseur

Interconnecting Smart Objects with IP: The Next Internet

Jean-Philippe Vasseur and Adam Dunkels
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  • ISBN
    9780123751652 / 0123751659
  • Title Interconnecting Smart Objects with IP: The Next Internet
  • Author Jean-Philippe Vasseur and Adam Dunkels
  • Category Networking Standards & Protocols
  • Format
    Paperback
  • Year 2010
  • Pages 407
  • Publisher
    Morgan Kaufmann Publishers
  • Imprint Morgan Kaufmann Publishers In
  • Language English
  • Dimensions 188mm x 28mm x 231mm

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Smart object technology, sometimes called the Internet of Things, is having a profound impact on our day-to-day lives. This book takes a holistic approach to the revolutionary area of IP-based smart objects. It provides an understanding of the technological and architectural aspects underlying smart objects technology.

Publisher Description

Interconnecting Smart Objects with IP: The Next Internet explains why the Internet Protocol (IP) has become the protocol of choice for smart object networks. IP has successfully demonstrated the ability to interconnect billions of digital systems on the global Internet and in private IP networks. Once smart objects can be easily interconnected, a whole new class of smart object systems can begin to evolve. The book discusses how IP-based smart object networks are being designed and deployed. The book is organized into three parts. Part 1 demonstrates why the IP architecture is well suited to smart object networks, in contrast to non-IP based sensor network or other proprietary systems that interconnect to IP networks (e.g. the public Internet of private IP networks) via hard-to-manage and expensive multi-protocol translation gateways that scale poorly. Part 2 examines protocols and algorithms, including smart objects and the low power link layers technologies used in these networks.
Part 3 describes the following smart object network applications: smart grid, industrial automation, smart cities and urban networks, home automation, building automation, structural health monitoring, and container tracking. * Shows in detail how connecting smart objects impacts our lives with practical implementation examples and case studies * Provides an in depth understanding of the technological and architectural aspects underlying smart objects technology * Offers an in-depth examination of relevant IP protocols to build large scale smart object networks in support of a myriad of new services

Review
“JP Vasseur and Adam Dunkels have written an important and timely guide to the rapidly developing field of smart technologies and the Internet. This book provides a clear picture of key technical issues that are useful to both the expert and layman. As we continue to build out the smart grid, the 'electric internet,' I predict this book will become required reading for electric utility smart grid teams.” - David Mohler, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Duke Energy “As the CEO of my company, I have read it with pleasure and will transfer it to all engineers in my company in charge of developing IP V6 applications.” - Paul Bertrand, Board member and founder of IPSO (IP for Smart Objects), Creator and Chairman at Watteco "The authors of this book offer a rich and thoughtful exploration of this new Internet canvas on which the 21st Century will unfold. Prediction will be hard; we are all just going to have to live through it to find out what happens!" - Vinton Cerf, Internet Pioneer

Author Biography

Jean-Philippe Vasseur is a Distinguished Engineer at Cisco Systems. He is the co-chair of the ROLL working group in the IETF and the chair of technology advisory board in the IP for Smart Objects (IPSO) Alliance. JP Vasseur has co-authored a number of RFCs on IP routing, MPLS, Traffic Engineering and Smart Object networks. Adam Dunkels, PhD, is a senior researcher at the Swedish Institute of Computer Science. He is the well-known author of the Contiki operating system, and the uIP and lwIP embedded IP stacks. In 2009, MIT Technology Review named him a Top 35 Innovator under 35, for his work on IP for smart objects.

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