Wireless In-House Network Studies


WINS - 5631

Keywords radio communications, mobile communications


Start Date: 01-NOV-90 / Duration: 12 months

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Objectives

The WINS exploratory action addressed the use of wireless communication technologies for in-house applications as a means of complementing and enhancing wired networks. Such wireless networks are expected to have a major impact in the home, school, office, factory and public building environments, and in all service areas where there is a need for flexibility, mobility or the frequent reconfiguration of equipment layouts. Wireless networks are also expected to contribute to the establishment of a global personal communications network (PCN).

The objectives of WINS were to:

Progress and Results

The WINS exploratory action addressed two issues: requirements for wireless systems in four application areas, and the enabling technologies available, or in prospect, that could meet these requirements. The application areas covered were domestic, public, industrial and business, and the technologies were infrared, radio frequency and microwave.


CONTACT POINT

Mr Gaspar Veiga
ALCATEL PORTUGAL S/A
S. Gabriel
P - 2750 CASCAIS
tel: +351/ 12852695
fax: +351/ 12852066
telex: 13124

Participants

ALCATEL PORTUGAL S/A - P - C
ERGON SA - GR - P
MAINTENANCE & AUTOMATION SPRL - B - P
STE SEFERIADES & ASSOCIATES SA - GR - P
UNIVERSIDADE DE AVEIRO - P - P
UNIVERSIDAD POLITECNICA DE MADRID - E - P
NTUA PROPAGATION GROUP - GR - P
NTUA MICROWAVE & OPTICS GROUP - GR - P
UNIVERSIDAD DE LAS PALMAS
DE GRAN CANARIA - E - P
UNIVERSITY OF LIMERICK - IRL - P
LEREA SNC - F - P


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WINS - 5631, December 1993


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