This authoritative handbook offers unparalleled coverage of the wireless personal area networking technologies and their associated protocols. Low energy and sensor technologies, such as Bluetooth low energy, low power Wi-Fi, ZigBee, Z-Wave, EnOcean and ANT+ are covered, along with the remaining WPAN technologies to include NFC, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, WirelessUSB and WHDI. All are exhaustively explained in a unique, real-world context. It demonstrates how technologies such as WiMAX, 3G/4G/LTE and Femtocells have inadvertently blurred the boundaries between personal and wide area communications, creating disruptive topologies through technology convergence. The handbook explores the consumers' perception of the technologies underlying their chosen products, with an emphasis on the electronics, domotics, sports/fitness and health industries. It also provides vital information for technical marketers, revealing how our personal space is being pulled into social media streams, such as Twitter and Facebook. An essential read for students, software engineers/developers, product planners and technical marketers alike.