IPv6 over Constrained Node Networks(6lo) Applicability & Use cases
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6Lo Working Group                                              Y-G. Hong
Internet-Draft                                                      ETRI
Intended status: Informational                                  C. Gomez
Expires: June 1, 2017                                          UPC/i2cat
                                                               Y-H. Choi
                                                                    ETRI
                                                                 D-Y. Ko
                                                               SKtelecom
                                                       November 28, 2016

   IPv6 over Constrained Node Networks(6lo) Applicability & Use cases
                      draft-ietf-6lo-use-cases-00

Abstract

   This document describes the applicability of IPv6 over constrained
   node networks (6lo) and use cases.  It describes the practical
   deployment scenarios of 6lo technologies with the consideration of
   6lo link layer technologies and identifies the requirements.  In
   addition to IEEE 802.15.4, various link layer technologies such as
   ITU-T G.9959 (Z-Wave), BLE, DECT-ULE, MS/TP, NFC, LTE MTC, and IEEE
   802.15.4e(6tisch) are widely used at constrained node networks for
   typical services.  Based on these link layer technologies, IPv6 over
   networks of resource-constrained nodes has various and practical use
   cases.  To efficiently implement typical services, the applicability
   and consideration of several design space dimensions are described.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   2.  Conventions and Terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
   3.  6lo Link layer technologies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     3.1.  ITU-T G.9959  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     3.2.  Bluetooth Low Energy  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     3.3.  DECT-ULE  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     3.4.  Master-Slave/Token-Passing  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     3.5.  NFC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
     3.6.  LTE MTC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
     3.7.  IEEE 802.15.4e  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
   4.  6lo Deployment Scenarios  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
   5.  Design Space  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
   6.  6lo Use Cases . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
     6.1.  Use case of ITU-T G.9959: Smart Home  . . . . . . . . . .  10
     6.2.  Use case of Bluetooth Low Energy: Smartphone-Based
           Interaction with Constrained Devices  . . . . . . . . . .  11
     6.3.  Use case of DECT-ULE: Smart Home  . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
     6.4.  Use case of MS/TP:  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
     6.5.  Use case of NFC: Alternative Secure Transfer  . . . . . .  14
     6.6.  Use case of LTE MTC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
     6.7.  Use case of IEEE 802.15.4e: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
   7.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
   8.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
   9.  Acknowledgements  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
   10. References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19
     10.1.  Normative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19
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