Internet of Things devices and wireless sensor networks becoming a wide spread technologies. Majority of these networks are based on IEEE 802.15.4, Zigbee, 6LoWPAN, Wireless Hart and ISA100.11a standards. The ability to capture and analyze communication over the air is extremely important for the purposes of development, deployment and testing process.
The Open Sniffer is an analyzer device which is dedicated to those tasks. It provides multiplatform, time-precise packet analysis, operates among quad bands (780MHz China / 868MHz EU / 915MHz US / 2.4GHz World Wide) and can be accessible remotely. Open Sniffer acts as a probe which captures 802.15.4 frames over the air and forward them to remote host computer where they are further decoded and visualized in Wireshark.
Open Sniffer Features
Open Sniffer supports traditional TCP/IP protocol set. Therefore, integration with ubiquitous IP infrastructure is easy. Sniffer can be placed basically anywhere.
- Sewio released beta version of Python library for Open Sniffer. It includes all necessary API for control Open Sniffer including Injection mode. This feature is particularly useful for IoT developers during testing. Find more here.
- Open Sniffer is newly supported in Ubiqua packet analyser. The software which boost its capabilities to decode following protocols: Zigbee including application profiles, ZigBee Light Link, ZigBee Green Power PopNet, ZigBee RF4CE, SynkroRF and IETF 6LowPAN. Here you can find more details.