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Pervasive Computing is a research area dealing with embedded systems, real-time and distributed computing. A major topic is the diffusion of digital elements into a real-world environment, enriching it with 'smart' artifacts that provide new, more natural interaction paradigms.

 

Enhancing commonplace appliances with computing power and the ability to transmit data over wireless links creates a perspective, where interaction with all things over global networks becomes a reality.

 

Using the first truely ubiquitous wireless network, we built a public voting system,

one TED, that uses GSM short messages as a transport for opinion and identifies users by their phone number, for a "one phone - one vote" scheme to prevent forged results.

OÖ. Tagung des CLV, 9.5.2001

one TED in a dual-display scenario

 

University of Linz
Institut f. Praktische Informatik
Univ. Prof. Dr. Alois Ferscha
Altenbergerstr. 69
A-4040 Linz

ferscha@soft.uni-linz.ac.at
www.soft.uni-linz.ac.at

2007