Ambient Networks is a network integration design that seeks to solve problems relating to switching between networks to maintain contact with the outside world. This project aims to develop a network software-driven infrastructure that will run on top of all current or future network physical infrastructures to provide a way for devices to connect to each other, and through each other to the outside world.
The concept of Ambient Networks comes from the IST Ambient Network project, which is a research project sponsored by the European Commission within the Sixth Framework Programme (FP6).
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... Alice has a PAN, a Personal Area Network on her body she has a Bluetooth enabled PDA, mobile phone and laptop that she is carrying, and are all currently turned on, and forming a ... Mobile -> (GPRS) -> Mobile phone network While walking, she passes into an area covered by a free WLAN hotspot Her PAN now immediately starts to initiate a ... This is called "merging" of the networks (that of the hotspot and that of her PAN) ...
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