Welcome to Personal Networks

Do you wish it was easier to access your office computer from home, or your home computer from office, or any of your other electronic devices? If so, Personal Networks is a technology for you. With Personal Networks, it becomes easy for end users to connect their devices with each other and make them communicate. Imagine all the possibilities this would create.

Personal Networks is a software platform that makes secure and ubiquitous communication between personal devices over any network technology a reality. A PN provides automatic configuration of networking, security, and everything else you need to connect your devices with each other. It supports and enhances existing applications as well as enables new applications. Read more…

We are a team of researchers at Delft University of Technology that has worked on these concepts for some time now. We believe that it is now time to make this technology available to real users and we are now working hard on making this happen. This research is supported by the Technology Foundation STW, applied science division of NWO and the technology programme of the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs. Read more about our team…

Personal Networks - Wireless Networking for Personal DevicesPersonal Networks: Wireless Networking for Personal Devices

(Wiley Series on Communications Networking & Distributed Systems)
Martin Jacobsson, Ignas Niemegeers, Sonia Heemstra de Groot

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Ecma InternationalWe are currently working on a standard for Personal Networks together with Ecma International. Ecma is a non-profit industry association of technology developers, vendors and users that develops standards. Technical Report TR-102 about the technology and what the standardization needs are have recently been prepared by the editing group TC32-PNF. You can access the report for free here.