Packet Delivery Deadline time in 6LoWPAN Routing Header

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (6lo WG)
Authors Lijo Thomas  , P.M. Akshay  , Satish Anamalamudi  , S.V.R Anand  , Malati Hegde  , Charles Perkins 
Last updated 2018-01-04 (latest revision 2017-07-03)
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This document specifies a new type for the 6LoWPAN routing header containing the delivery deadline time for data packets. The deadline time enables forwarding and scheduling decisions for time critical IoT M2M applications that need deterministic delay guarantees over constrained networks and operate within time-synchronized networks.


Lijo Thomas (
P.M. Akshay (
Satish Anamalamudi (
S.V.R Anand (
Malati Hegde (
Charles Perkins (

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