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Wireless Technology Types Flashcards

AcronymDefinition
BluetoothFor short range direct wireless connections between smart phones, computers, laptops and other devices
TetheringConnecting two devices using a physical cable in order to share a network or data connection between them
NFCOften used for payments but can have other use cases. Requires proximity and line of site for devices to share data wirelessly.
Z-WaveProprietary wireless standard that creates a mesh of wireless devices for sharing information. Often used in home automation networks.
ZigBeeAn open standard based on IEEE 802.15.4 PAN that creates a mesh of wireless devices for sharing information. Often used in home automation networks.
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NFC
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Often used for payments but can have other use cases. Requires proximity and line of site for devices to share data wirelessly.
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Z-Wave
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Proprietary wireless standard that creates a mesh of wireless devices for sharing information. Often used in home automation networks.
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ZigBee
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An open standard based on IEEE 802.15.4 PAN that creates a mesh of wireless devices for sharing information. Often used in home automation networks.
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Bluetooth
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For short range direct wireless connections between smart phones, computers, laptops and other devices
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Tethering
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Connecting two devices using a physical cable in order to share a network or data connection between them
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