OpenThread overview

OpenThread is a portable and flexible open-source implementation of the Thread networking protocol. It has been created by Google in active collaboration with Nordic Semiconductor, to accelerate the development of products for the connected home.

The Thread implementation in the nRF Connect SDK is based on the OpenThread stack, which is integrated into Zephyr. You can find the OpenThread stack in ncs/modules/lib/openthread.

Among others, OpenThread has the following main advantages:

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