Autonomic Peer Systems: This industrial research project with Siemens AG Germany provides a basis for situated spontaneous interaction of mobile devices in decentralized ad-hoc scenarios.
Digital Aura: “Digital Aura” proposes a “spontaneous interaction” thought model, in which things start to interact once they reach physical proximity to each other: Ex-plained using the metaphor of an “aura”, which like a subtle invisible emanation or exhalation radiates from the center of an object into its surrounding, a “Digital Aura” is built on technologies like Bluetooth radio, RFID or IrDA together with an XML based profile description, such that if an object detects the proximity (e.g.