LoRaWAN: An Overview – Presentation at WLPC 2022

LoRaWAN: An Overview – Presentation at WLPC 2022 A quick post to provide a link to the slides and video for my presentation during the Wireless LAN Professionals Conference (#WLPC) in 2022.  My topic was LoRaWAN: An Overview, providing a 30- minute overview of this long-range, low-power, IoT technology deployed in over 160 countries. Additionally,…

CWISE: IoT Expert Certification from CWNP

CWISE: IoT Expert Certification from CWNP The global IoT and communications market is expected to reach USD21.3 billion by the year 2022, according to Gartner.  Not surprisingly, a market expectation that large has captured the attention of IT professionals.  Additionally, it has attracted those outside traditional IT roles who may be tasked with the design and deployment of…

Guest on ClearToSend Podcast

Guest on Clear To Send Podcast – Episode 256 (2^8) If you haven’t already heard of ClearToSend – it is a podcast for wireless network engineers.  It is hosted by @rowelldionicio and @vergesfrancois who together have released over 250 episodes across audio and video formats.  If you are into Wi-Fi at all, I highly recommend subscribing to their show.  In addition,…

Zigbee/BLE packet capture with NXP KW41Z

Zigbee/BLE packet capture with NXP KW41Z Quick blog to document the procedure I used to install the software required to packet capture Zigbee and BLE traffic using the NXP KW41Z. You can find hardware details about the NXP KW41Z on the NXP website.  There are a few different hardware models, so be sure to purchase the KW41Z…

BLE Overview

BLE Overview This is a quick overview covering the highlights of Bluetooth® Low Energy (BLE) referenced in one place. As with all first-time Bluetooth blogs, there is a mandatory requirement to describe the story of how Bluetooth earned its name.  The name ‘Bluetooth’ is a head-nod to King Harold Blatand of Denmark.  King Harold was…