From: Rohit Khare (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed Apr 12 2000 - 09:31:53 PDT
>Date: Thu, 06 Apr 2000 23:43:41 -0500
>From: SoftTooth <email@example.com>
>Organization: Engineering Workstations - UIUC
>Subject: Re:Biological Wireless Internet
>Biological Wireless Internet vision extends to bring three big
>tides of our time together "BioTech" + "Wireless" + "Internet"
>The context aware Bluetooth enabled Human bodies
> form adhoc networks where they are and whenever
> they can ... the network is transparent, seamless and
> dynamic .... a human interface is exported to the
> neighbourhood depending on the context ... if you are
> on the road only the name and profession may be what
> you would like the people on the road to know about you ....
> if you are in a job fair, may be you will like your name,
> profession, interest, skills, experience etc. to be known
> to the neighbourhood ...... whomever you meet is visually
> and electronically recorded ..... there is no device on your
> body ... every device you have is implanted in your body
> ..... the devices are microdevices (smaller than rice grain) ....
> You are a router, a server and a client ..... How to connect
> these local human nets to external world to form a true
> Internet I think is going to be the biggest challenge ..... should
> we use people in the cars on the highways to form a net ......
> Nothing is very clear .... but a human to human rather than
> server to server Internet is the call of the future ....
> One way to build such adhoc networks is by topological
> mapping of neighbourhood around me such that each
> node of topology has dynamic membership ..... once a
> human node comes to that location my body transmits
> the data using that persons human body ..... surely he
> should lie in the direction of shortest routed distance
> which will change depending on the speed of that
> person and direction of his movement ..... remember
> that although My topology is fixed, it is moving with me ....
> so my direction and speed also matters in building a
> highly dynamic ad hoc network .... also this might work well in
> densely populated regions ..... as Bluetooth becomes more
> pervasive we may see networks formed hybrid of human and static
> devices ......
> what is interesting about this vision is that it calls for greater
> understanding of many more fields than one or two ..... It is the
> wider integration of BioTech, Wirless, MEMS , Networking,
> Wearable computing etc. that will pave the way for it .....
> Hope this gives you much broader picture of "Biological
> Wireless Internet" in the perpective of ad hoc network issues
> Hope to see you in our mailing list "BioWireNet" ... you can join
> it from
> Manoj Gupta
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