Ubiquitous Computing History, Development, and Scenarios

Ubiquitous Computing History, Development, and Scenarios

Jimmy Chong (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore), Stanley See (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore), Lily Leng-Hiang Seah (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore), Sze Ling Koh (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore) and Yin-Leng Theng (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60566-960-1.ch002
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This chapter gives a brief history of ubiquitous computing, highlights key issues, and assesses ubiquitous computing research and development under the broad categories of design architecture and systems, implementation challenges, and user issues. Using Singapore as a case example, the chapter then concludes with selected scenarios, presenting exciting possibilities in the future ubiquitous landscape.

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