Wi-Fi, UbiComp, and SmartMobs. Valerie Gomez de la Torre | KMS i385Q | Dr. Turnbull |11.17.05. Overview. Clarify terms Review related readings References. Define: Wi-Fi. Wi-Fi does not stand for “Wireless Fidelity” It is not an acronym. There is no meaning.
Wi-Fi, UbiComp, and SmartMobs
Valerie Gomez de la Torre | KMS i385Q | Dr. Turnbull |11.17.05
"Warchalking is the practice of marking a series of symbols on sidewalks and walls to indicate nearby wireless access. That way, other computer users can pop open their laptops and connect to the Internet wirelessly."
Pervasive computing focuses on deploying smart devices through our working & living spaces
The infrastructure necessary to
seamlessly and ubiquitously
provide applications is almost a reality
There are difficulties when
designing, building, and deploying
applications in a pervasive computing
Innovations in consumer technology must become
part of the background of everyday life…
the tool itself is an afterthought