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Overview ESP-MESH is a networking protocol built atop the Wi-Fi protocol. ESP-MESH allows numerous devices (henceforth referred to as nodes) spread over a large physical area (both indoors and outdoors) to be interconnected under a single WLAN (Wireless Local-Area Network). ESP-MESH is self-organizing and self-healing meaning the network can be built and maintained autonomously. Traditional Wi-Fi Network Architecture A traditional infrastructure Wi-Fi network is a point-to-multipoint network where a single central node known as the access point (AP) is directly connected to all other nodes known as stations. The AP is responsible for arbitrating and forwarding transmissions between the stations. Some APs also relay transmissions to/from an external IP network via a router. Traditional infrastructure Wi-Fi networks suffer the disadvantage of limited coverage area due to the requirement that every station must be in range to directly connect with the AP. Furthermore, traditional Wi-Fi networks are susceptible to overloading as…

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ESP-WIFI-MESH is a wireless communication network with nodes organized in a mesh topology using the simultaneous AP-STA feature on Espressif SoCs. It provides a self-forming and self-healing network, with ease of deployment. So today we are using mesh networking in order to make a wireless controlled car using esp8266 and esp32. We are using painless mesh library. painlessMesh is a library that takes care of the particulars of creating a simple mesh network using esp8266 and esp32 hardware. The goal is to allow the programmer to work with a mesh network without having to worry about how the network is structured or managed. Link for Painless mesh library – https://github.com/gmag11/painlessMesh Code for Remote – ESP32 Code for Car – ESP8266