Since there is only occasional traffic on a ZigBee network, it is based on a Carrier Sense Multiple Access with Collision Avoidance (CSMA/CA) protocol such that the sensor waits for the network to be available before it transmits its packet, thereby reducing the amount of bandwidth and power required to coordinate handshaking.
What does MACA stand for?
MACA stands for Multiple Access with Collision Avoidance (wireless protocol proposed in 1980 by Phil Karn)
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- Military Airlift Clearance Authority
- Military Assistance to Civil Authorities
- Milwaukee Area Compensation Association
- Mini Auto Club Angevin (French automobile club)
- Missouri Addiction Counselors Association
- Missouri Association for Community Action
- Missouri Association of Claimants Attorneys
- Mobile Assisted Channel Allocation (TDMA)
- Modular Automatic Conference Arranger
- Months After Contract Award
- Municipal and Community Affairs
- Multiple Access via Collision Avoidance with Enhanced Parallelism
- Multiple Access with Collision Avoidance by Invitation
- Massachusetts Association of Court Appointed Attorneys
- Michigan Association of Community Arts Agencies
- Mid-America College Art Association (art teachers society)
- Mississippi Association of Community Action Agencies
- Monticello Area Community Action Agency (Charlottesville, VA)
- Memorial Athletic Club and Aquatic Center (Houston, TX)
- Michigan Association for College Admission Counseling
Samples in periodicals archive:
Claims in the patent include the ability for multiple devices to communicate over a single wireless link using a serial bus protocol and a carrier sense multiple access with collision avoidance (CSMA/CA) technique.
The foundation access method is based on Carrier Sense Multiple Access with Collision Avoidance (CSMA/CA).