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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.

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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.