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LoRa vs LoRaWAN-Difference between LoRa and LoRaWAN

This page compares LoRa vs LoRaWAN and mentions difference between LoRa and LoRaWAN. It mentions links to basics of LoRa and LoRaWAN terminologies for further study.


The LoRa Wireless tutorial covers following sub topics:
Main page LoRa tutorial   LoRa Frequency Bands   LoRa protocol stack   LoRa MAC layer   LoRaWAN classes   LoRa features   LoRa Transceiver module   LoRaWAN wireless transceiver vendors  


Following table mentions similarities and difference between LoRa and LoRaWAN terms.


Specifications LoRa LoRaWAN
What is it? LoRa is the modulation technique used in the physical layer of LoRaWAN network. It is basically CSS (Chirp Spread Spectrum) modulation used to provide different data rates using different spreading factors. LoRaWAN is wireless network used as WAN (Wide Area Network) due to its wide coverage capabilities.
Applications Used as robust modulation in LORaWAN system. It helps in achieving different data rates. Used as low power, low data rate and long range wireless system. It is popular in IoT/M2M based systems.
operates at which layer? It has specific function in physical layer of the system. It has four layers viz. RF, PHY, MAC and Application layer.

Difference between Lora, INSTEON, Z-wave, Zigbee, X10, HomePlug and other M2M IoT wireless technologies

One can easily derive difference between Lora and other wireless IoT technologies such as zigbee, z-wave, insteon, X10, Homeplug, EnOcean, Bluetooth etc. Refer above table and IoT wireless technologies which mentions tabular comparison between these wireless technologies with respect to coverage range, frequency of operation, data rate, security, applications etc. Also refer following difference between links.
LoRa vs NB IoT vs SigFox   INSTEON vs Zigbee   INSTEON vs X10  INSTEON vs HomePlug  INSTEON vs Z-wave

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What is Difference between

difference between FDM and OFDM   Difference between SC-FDMA and OFDM   Difference between SISO and MIMO   Difference between TDD and FDD   Difference between 802.11 standards viz.11-a,11-b,11-g and 11-n   OFDM vs OFDMA  CDMA vs GSM 

IoT Wireless Technologies

WLAN    ➤THREAD    ➤EnOcean    ➤LoRa    ➤SIGFOX    ➤WHDI    ➤Zigbee   ➤6LoWPAN   ➤Zigbee RF4CE   ➤Z-Wave   ➤NFC   ➤RFID   ➤Lonworks   ➤CEBus   ➤UPB  

RF and Wireless Terminologies


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