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CoAP (Constrained Application Protocol)


Term
CoAP (Constrained Application Protocol)

Abbreviation
CoAP

Definition
CoAP (Constrained Application Protocol) is a software protocol intended to be used in simple electronics devices that allows them to communicate interactively over the Internet. It is particularly targeted for small low-power sensors, switches, valves and similar components that need to be controlled or supervised remotely through standard Internet networks.

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