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The personal distributed environment

Atkinson, R.C. and Irvine, J. and Vadgama, S. and Dunlop, J. (2007) The personal distributed environment. IEEE Wireless Communications, 14 (2). pp. 62-69. ISSN 1536-1284

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Abstract

Beyond 3G continues to dominate discussion within the cellular community. A variety of issues are being actively debated: the requirement for a new air interface, greater interworking with WLANs and other networks, a service-driven approach, and potential for increasing market penetration of network-enabled devices. The Mobile VCE vision for beyond 3G encompasses a world that has embraced a disparate range of networked processing and communications devices. This article presents an architecture for user-centric communication across heterogeneous access networks.