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Advantages of UWB | Disadvantages of UWB

This page covers advantages and disadvantages of UWB wireless technology. It mentions UWB advantages and UWB disadvantages.

Following are the features of UWB technology:
• Coverage range: About 30 meters
• Data rate: About 1 Gbps
• Operating frequency: below 1GHz, 3 - 5GHz and 6-10GHz
• Standard: IEEE 802.15.4a
• PHYSICAL Layer: MB OFDM, DS-UWB
• Modulation types: BPM , OOK , PAM , OPM

Advantages of UWB

Following are the advantages of UWB:
➨Low Power
➨Good noise immunity
➨Signals can penetrate variety of materials easily
➨high immunity to multipath fading
➨potentially very high data rates


UWB transmitter    UWB receiver
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Disadvantages of UWB

Following are the disadvantages of UWB:
➨Higher cost
➨Slower adoption rate
➨Long signal acquisition times
➨FCC has limited emission requirements which is less than 0.5 mWatt max power over 7.5 GHz band
➨The UWB technology has issues of co-existence and interference with other radio based technologies.

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