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Wi-SUN vs Wi-Fi

An important enabler of smart cities and the smart energy grid is the Wi-SUN Alliance. Perhaps that is why several organizations and government agencies have recently committed to the adoption of the wireless interoperability standard for smart cities, smart utilities, and Internet of Things (IoT) applications. Both Arm and Silicon Labs, two major global semiconductor companies, are now part of the Wi-SUN board of directors. Still, many engineers outside of the smart energy grid market may not be familiar with the wireless standard. Why this growth in the usage of Wi-SUN protocols? How does Wi-SUN wireless differ from Wi-Fi and other standards?

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