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Weightless machine-to-machine (M2M) wireless technology using TV white space

developing a standard

W. Webb    Weightless SIG, Cambridge, UK

Abstract

Machine communications require low-cost, ubiquitous coverage, 10-year battery life, and global harmonization. No existing wireless technologies or networks deliver all of these. Designing a new wireless technology was until recently hampered by the availability of suitable radio spectrum that was low cost, low frequency, plentiful, and globally harmonized. The advent of TV white space has provided an opportunity to realize a custom-designed machine-to-machine (M2M) wireless technology that delivers against all of the requirements. Such a technology can take into account the specific needs of ...

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