Connected devices to treble in 5 years

Cisco predicts that by 2015, there will be nearly 15 billion network connected devices, up from today’s 5 billion devices. This will be driven by the surge in tablets, mobile phones, connected appliances and other smart machines. They also predict a growth in number of Internet users from today’s 2 billion to 3 billion. That … Read more

Ecma Technical Report on PNs Published

Recently, Ecma International General Assembly approved technical report TR-102 onĀ  Personal Networks and made it available for unrestricted download. Personal Networks, or PNs for short, make it easy and secure to interconnect people’s electronic devices. They enable the usage of personal devices and applications in a completely new way. This is a significant step in … Read more

Tutorial on Personal Networks

On Wednesday 12 January 2011, we will give a tutorial on Personal Networks at the IEEE CCNC conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. You are all welcome to join this tutorial. Details and registration can be found at the IEEE CCNC website. While you are there, don’t forget to attend our workshop on personalized networks, … Read more

Connecting the older

It is now becoming more and more common to use technology to help elderly stay at home longer. There are numerous examples of companies offering solutions based on wireless sensors in the house as well as wearable sensors for monitoring the health and well-being of elderly or patients. The systems usually can monitor a host … Read more

Pernets 2011 program is now ready

On the 9th of January 2011, the fifth IEEE workshop on personalized networks (Pernets) will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA at the IEEE CCNC conference. The program for the day has now been published. While being there, you should also attend our tutorial on “Connect All Your Electronic Devices with Personal Networks — … Read more

Cell phone connects Ford car

Ford Motor Company has realized that it is possible to extend the functionality of a car with the devices that the user brings into it. Instead of building in functionality that may become obsolete before the car, it is better to leverage the user’s devices, such as cell phone, mp3 player, etc. For instance, the … Read more

Deadline extended for Pernets'11

The paper submission deadline for Pernets workshop has been extended to September 1, 2010. The workshop will take place in conjunction with IEEE CCNC in Las Vegas on January 9, 2011.

5 billion Internet-connected devices

The number of devices that are connected to the Internet is expected to pass the 5 billion milestone later this month, according to IMS Research. Also companies, such as Intel, talks a lot about how the number of connected electronic devices will increase in the future. Also we see this trend and when the number … Read more

Call for Papers: Pernets'11

We will again organize the Pernets workshop on personalized networks and you are all invited to submit papers. Also this time, the workshop will take place in conjunction with IEEE CCNC in Las Vegas. The deadline for submission is August 24, 2010. See the pernets website for more info.