Issue No.02 - March/April (2010 vol.14)
Angus K.Y. Wong , Macao Polytechnic Institute
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MIC.2010.49
The mobile Internet and location-enabled mobile devices have become increasingly popular, inspiring a new type of communication network. This near-me area network (NAN) focuses on communication among wireless devices in close proximity, creating a new kind of application domain. This article introduces NAN and reviews existing applications and challenges.
Internet system, mobile network, location-based service
Angus K.Y. Wong, "The Near-Me Area Network", IEEE Internet Computing, vol.14, no. 2, pp. 74-77, March/April 2010, doi:10.1109/MIC.2010.49