Decentralized Mesh Networking

Year : 2024 | Volume :11 | Issue : 01 | Page : 8-15
By

Aditya Chavhan

Sakshi Bhos

Harshit Rathod

S.B. Mule

  1. Student Department of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering, Sinhgad college of Engineering, Vadgaon (BK), Pune Maharashtra India
  2. Student Department of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering, Sinhgad college of Engineering, Vadgaon (BK), Pune Maharashtra India
  3. Student Department of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering, Sinhgad college of Engineering, Vadgaon (BK), Pune Maharashtra India
  4. Assistant Professor Department of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering, Sinhgad college of Engineering, Vadgaon (BK), Pune Maharashtra India

Abstract

This study delves into the intricacies of decentralized mesh networking, with a specific focus on its implementation within a chat application utilizing WebSocket communication. Departing from the conventional star topology often associated with mesh networks, our approach establishes a decentralized network architecture where ESP32 devices communicate through a central router. Each ESP32 device hosts a WebSocket program, enabling seamless communication among connected devices via a web interface. Our research assesses the feasibility and effectiveness of this approach, addressing challenges such as scalability and network management. Detailed implementation procedures are provided alongside experimental results and discussions on implications for future research and practical deployment. The integration of WebSocket communication enhances the real-time interaction capabilities of the chat application, fostering efficient and instantaneous communication among interconnected devices. Leveraging the capabilities of ESP32 microcontrollers, our implementation exemplifies the potential of Internet of Things (IoT) devices in realizing decentralized networking paradigms. Our method of decentralizing network communication reduces the risk of single points of failure and enhances the overall resilience of the network. Furthermore, the utilization of TCP/IP protocols ensures reliable data transmission across the mesh network, enhancing the robustness of the communication infrastructure. This investigation contributes to the understanding of decentralized mesh networking technologies and their potential applications in facilitating efficient and resilient communication systems. The utilization of ESP32 devices, WebSocket communication, and web interfaces underscores the versatility and adaptability of decentralized networking architectures in various IoT applications. As the IoT ecosystem continues to evolve, decentralized mesh networking presents itself as a promising solution for establishing reliable and scalable communication networks.

Keywords: Decentralized mesh networking, websocket, ESP32, chat application, IoT, router, TCP/IP, web interface

[This article belongs to Journal of Advances in Shell Programming(joasp)]

How to cite this article: Aditya Chavhan, Sakshi Bhos, Harshit Rathod, S.B. Mule. Decentralized Mesh Networking. Journal of Advances in Shell Programming. 2024; 11(01):8-15.
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Volume 11
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Received April 24, 2024
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Published May 16, 2024