Picture of athlete cycling

Open Access research with a real impact on health...

The Strathprints institutional repository is a digital archive of University of Strathclyde's Open Access research outputs. Strathprints provides access to thousands of Open Access research papers by Strathclyde researchers, including by researchers from the Physical Activity for Health Group based within the School of Psychological Sciences & Health. Research here seeks to better understand how and why physical activity improves health, gain a better understanding of the amount, intensity, and type of physical activity needed for health benefits, and evaluate the effect of interventions to promote physical activity.

Explore open research content by Physical Activity for Health...

Going beyond the user — the challenges of universal connectivity in IoT

Thomas, Darshana and Paul, Greig and Irvine, James (2015) Going beyond the user — the challenges of universal connectivity in IoT. In: Wireless World Research Forum Meeting 35 (WWRF35), 2015-10-14 - 2015-10-16, Aalborg University, Copenhagen Campus.

[img]
Preview
Text (Thomas-etal-WWRF35-going-beyond-user-challenges-universal-connectivity-IoT)
Thomas_etal_WWRF35_going_beyond_user_challenges_universal_connectivity_IoT.pdf - Accepted Author Manuscript

Download (78kB) | Preview

Abstract

The Internet of Things (IoT) approach to interconnected devices has become a significant topic in recent years, and is likely to be a major influence on future networking standards, such as ongoing work on 5G. IoT introduces connectivity to a much wider range of devices than seen previously, which raises a number of challenges, both technical and ethical. This paper explores some of these challenges which IoT faces, as a result of the personal and confidential information which may be transmitted from body-worn sensors, and the inherent challenges of introducing connectivity to standalone devices, rather than to equipment operated by users.