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Ubiquitous Network Societies - General Resources
This page contains a number of general resources covering ubiquitous network technologies.  

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Consumers and Privacy 
Human-machine communications

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An international experts workshop on "ubiquitous network societies" was held in April 2005 in Geneva, Switzerland.

For more information about the research project and workshop, please contact Ms. Lara Srivastava at <lara.srivastava(a)>.  


Related ITU Activities

SPU NEWSLOG on "Mobile" and "Wireless Networks" and "Ubiquitous Networks"

ITU Internet Report "The Portable Internet," Sept 2004
ITU Internet Report "Birth of Broadband", Sept 2003
ITU Internet Report "Internet for a Mobile Generation", Sept 2002
Research project on "Mobile overtakes fixed" (2003)
General Resources and Links
WSIS Thematic Meeting on Ubiquitous Networks, May 2005, Tokyo
M-Lab Publications, A joint initiative of University St. Gallen and ETH Zurich
IEEE Pervasive Computing Magazine 
IBM's site on Pervasive Computing
Home Networking Overview from the International Engineering Consortium (registration required)
Shaping ubiquity for the developing world Rakesh Kumar, Cognizant Technologies, India, April 2005
Ubiquitous Networking: Business Opportunities and Strategic Issues, Nomura Research Institute, 2004
Establishing the Ubiquitous Network Environment in Japan, Nomura Research Institute, 2003
Using Ubiquitous Networks to Create New Services Based on the Commercial and Public Infrastructure, Nomura Research Institute, 2002
Innovative Business Models in the Era of Ubiquitous Networks, Nomura Research Institute, 2002
Marketing Strategy in the Era of Ubiquitous Networks,  Nomura Research Institute, 2002
Consumers and Consumer Industries in the Ubiquitous Network Era, Nomura Research Institute, 2002
Research Centres, Institutes and Think Tanks
EPCGlobal (previously Auto-ID Centre) 
M-Lab: the Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing Lab, Switzerland
The Disappearing Computer, EU-funded project
Ubiquitous ID Centre, Japan 
Ubiquitous Computing, Delft University of Technology 
Digital Europe - research project funded by the EU's Information Society Technologies Programme
Japan's Ubiquitous ID Centre
Centre for Pervasive Computing (Denmark)
Fraunhofer-IPSI Research Institute AMBIENTE Division
Accenture Technology Labs:  Ubiquitous Commerce
Tangible Media Group, MIT Media Lab
Research project 'MobileLearner', How to support learning with ubiquitous computing
University of California at Berkeley's  Smart Dust Project
Electronic Privacy Information Center


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