Difference between Skymote and z1mote and wismote in contiki cooja simulation?

  • To know about Different types of platforms in contiki cooja and also how they differ in memory, processing, power consumption, etc.

+ Description
  • To know about Different types of platforms in contiki cooja and also how they differ in memory, processing, power consumption, etc.

  • CC2420 RF Chip, MSP430F1611 Micro controller. IEEE 802.15.4 WSN.


  • Memory: 48 KB ROM.


  • integrated peripherals including a 12 bit ADC (Analog to Digital Converter) and DAC (Digital to Analog Converter) Timer, 12C SPI (Serial Peripheral Interface) , and UART bus protocols.


  • Tmote Sky platform measuring of relative humidity, temperature and light via sensors.


  • Inter-operability with many different IEEE 802.15.4 devices


  • Very low current consumption and fast wakeup from sleep


  • The implementation of communication and mesh networking.

+ Sky Mote: MSP430F1611

  • CC2420 RF Chip, MSP430F1611 Micro controller. IEEE 802.15.4 WSN.


  • Memory: 48 KB ROM.


  • integrated peripherals including a 12 bit ADC (Analog to Digital Converter) and DAC (Digital to Analog Converter) Timer, 12C SPI (Serial Peripheral Interface) , and UART bus protocols.


  • Tmote Sky platform measuring of relative humidity, temperature and light via sensors.


  • Inter-operability with many different IEEE 802.15.4 devices


  • Very low current consumption and fast wakeup from sleep


  • The implementation of communication and mesh networking.

  • MSP430F2617 low power micro controller, 16-bit RISC CPU @16MHz clock speed, built-in clock factory calibration, 8KB RAM and a 96KB ROM.

  • I2C and UART/ADC/SPI communication is available.


  • The Z1 mote does not require additional Hardware to program, just an USB cable, also you can use JTAG for programming and debugging.

+ Z1 Mote: MSP430F2617
  • MSP430F2617 low power micro controller, 16-bit RISC CPU @16MHz clock speed, built-in clock factory calibration, 8KB RAM and a 96KB ROM.

  • I2C and UART/ADC/SPI communication is available.


  • The Z1 mote does not require additional Hardware to program, just an USB cable, also you can use JTAG for programming and debugging.

  • Memory: 256kb ROM

  • Wismote is able to monitor any physical measurements in fields like environment, health care, domestics, smart building, logistics or industrial applications.

  • WiSMote embed an small footprint operating system (Contiki) an IEEE 802.15.4 protocol stack compliant with Zigbee and 6LoWPAN (IPv6).


  • CPU:TI MSP430 series 5 (16 bits) FLASH 128/192/256KB – SRAM 16KB


  • RF standard:TI CC2520 2.4GHz IEEE 802.15.4 – 6LoWPAN/Zigbee


  • UART, I2C, Phidgets communication.Temperature: -40° C to +85° C

+ Wismote: MSP430
  • Memory: 256kb ROM

  • Wismote is able to monitor any physical measurements in fields like environment, health care, domestics, smart building, logistics or industrial applications.

  • WiSMote embed an small footprint operating system (Contiki) an IEEE 802.15.4 protocol stack compliant with Zigbee and 6LoWPAN (IPv6).


  • CPU:TI MSP430 series 5 (16 bits) FLASH 128/192/256KB – SRAM 16KB


  • RF standard:TI CC2520 2.4GHz IEEE 802.15.4 – 6LoWPAN/Zigbee


  • UART, I2C, Phidgets communication.Temperature: -40° C to +85° C

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