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Re: Dec 19 - DAY 3: ZigBee in Depth Part 1
cjlord   12/19/2012 2:55:16 PM
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OK, I think I have found all the q's - here goes:

RFID is a separate technology that uses MUCH lower frequencies (as low as 14Mhz) typically with a fully passive transponder that is RF powered.  Rather than integrate the two (which I see happening also), the initial draft of the retail profile used ZigBee for that function.  I think you will see them integrate.

The main reason for using ZigBee telecom profile over BT is power consumption.  Phones, particularly large display units, have a challenge with battery life.  BT is a power hog, although BTLE is better.  My opinion is that ZigBee telecom may or may not see the light of day... but I am often wrong

 



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