Thread Technical Brief & Overview for Industrial and Enterprise IoT Applications

Thread is a new wireless networking protocol designed to balance and improve on existing wireless standards in the aspects of power consumption, security, and cost effectiveness, and allow multiple devices to communicate easily and reliably, 24/7. In July 2015, The Thread Group released its first technical specification, Thread Version 1.0, designed to combine the best of what’s out there in an effort focused on helping the Internet of Things realize greater potential for handling the M2M connectivity needs of tomorrow. This paper gives you a brief technical overview on Thread.