I am using SN8205, SDK3.1.2.
My device is battery powered and frequently scans APs.
The current consumption for a AP scan operation using wiced_wifi_scan_networks() is 157mA over 1.5 seconds.
Is there any way to optimize and reduce this power consumption?
Should I use WICED_SCAN_TYPE_ACTIVE/WICED_SCAN_TYPE_PASSIVE?
Does wiced_wifi_scan_networks() have upper bound on the time it takes to scan? Currently it is 1500ms.
We have an application called ping_powersave under snip and also an application note. Let us know if you require more info related to this.
Also WICED_SCAN_TYPE_PASSIVE should help you. If you look into wwd_wifi there are scan_params
these should help you to change the time it takes to scan.