Why this ZigBee course?
This market-leading course from LEVER Technology Group PLC includes:
- 20 hours of expert Instructor-led tuition
- 15 lecture modules
- Hands-on practical labs working with 802.15.4 / ZigBee
- Comprehensive course materials developed by LEVER
- 5-star lunches, refreshments, sodas, etc.
- State-of-the-art training environment and equipment
- Broadband Internet access, fax and telephony services available during your course
- Certificate following course completion
- Lifetime Post-Course Support
ZigBee Training Course Objectives
On completing this course, you will be able to:
- Summarise, compare and contrast WLAN and WPAN technologies
- List the features and benefits of 802.15.4/ZigBee.
- Describe in overview the operation of 802.15.4/ZigBee.
- Describe the applications for 802.15.4/ZigBee.
- Describe the security issues and solutions for ZigBee. By the end of the course delegates will be able to:
- Define the key features and benefits of 802.15.4.
- Describe the 802.15.4 standard and technologies employed by ZigBee.
- Install and configure an 802.15.4 device.
- Plan and Design 802.15.4 networks.
- Create 802.15.4 applications.
- Secure an 802.15.4 network
Who should attend this ZigBee course
- People wanting a comprehensive coverage of IEEE 802.15.4 (ZigBee) technology and application development.
- Technical personnel
- Applications developers,
LEVER also provide a one-day overview of 802.15.4 / ZigBee – course 697: Understanding IEEE 802.15.4 – ZigBee.
Non-technical personnel should attend course 697: Understanding IEEE 802.15.4 – ZigBee.
ZigBee Course Pre-requisites
Attendees should ideally have existing experience working in IT or data networking.
Lifetime Post-Course Support
After completing this ZigBee training course, delegates receive lifetime post-training support from LEVER Technology Group, to help them apply the technologies and skills they have learned with us, to provide career-long support, and to ensure they are better equipped for their future roles in IT and networking.
ZigBee Training Course Content
- Current 802.15.4 standards
- Review of Wireless standards
- Wireless networking basics
- WLAN vs WPAN
- What is ZigBee/802.15.4?
- Networking capabilities
- Data rates, ranges
- 802.11b vs ZigBee
- Bluetooth vs ZigBee
- Target markets and applications
- ZigBee demonstrations
- Overview of IEEE WPAN standards
- Features and services
- 802.15.4 / ZigBee
- Frequencies and modulation
- Power output
- DSSS spread spectrum
- Modulation: BPSK/O-QPSK
- Symbols, chips and bit rates
- RF Channels
- Review of the OSI 7 Layer Model
- PHY data transfer primitives
- The PHY packet
- PHY PIB management
- PHY primitives
- Hands on lab: Working with PHY primitives
802.15.4 MAC layer: Data
- The MAC layer overview
- CSMA/CA MAC scheme
- MAC Addresses
- Frame types
- Super frames
- Overview of 802.15.4 data transfer
- Data transfer primitives
- Data frame analysis
- Hands on lab: Practical networking with ZigBee
802.15.4 MAC layer: Data control
- Data acquisition management
- Service primitives
- Command frames
- Hands on lab: Using RX-ENABLE and POLL primitives
802.15.4 MAC layer: scan and join
- Scan types
- Hands on lab: Joining and leaving a coordinated network
802.15.4 MAC layer: PAN maintenance
- Starting beacons
- Beacon frames and primitives
- Orphan and synchronisation primitives
- Hands on lab: Starting and synchronising with a beaconing network
802.15.4 MAC layer: PIB
- GET, SET and RESET
- Hands on lab: Using PIB primitives
802.15.4 Network topologies
- Peer to peer topology
- Star topology
- Cluster tree
- Roaming and bridging to other networks
- Upper layer protocols
- Sockets system interface
- Other APIs
- Wireless security issues
- Security modes
- Data encryption