Life Unwired: The Future of Telecommunication and Networks

William Brace, Tuukka Ruotsalo, Jan Henrik Storgårds , Mikko Villi, Aalto Xiao, Aalto Vainio

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Abstract

Development in telecommunication and network technologies is facilitating novel services independent of our physical location. Increased mobility is one of the most significant changes in the telecommunication practices of ordinary people. The future of telecommunication involves not only new network architectures and protocols, but also advanced mobile devices, diversified services and enhanced energy awareness. This chapter discusses the state of the art and future trends in telecommunication and networks. The discussion is based on a scenario, which envisages how the field could look in the year 2025.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBit Bang
Subtitle of host publicationRays to the future
EditorsYrjö Neuvo, Sami Ylönen
Place of PublicationFinland
PublisherHelsinki University of Technology
Chapter1,2
Pages42-62
Number of pages20
Volume1
ISBN (Print)978-952-248-078-1
Publication statusPublished - 2009
MoE publication typeA3 Part of a book or another research book

Keywords

  • network technologies
  • ambient intelligence
  • social space
  • miniaturization
  • wireless network
  • media convergence
  • Energy efficiency

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