TITLE

Wireless Network Hands Off Data a High Speeds

AUTHOR(S)
Rotondo, Rich
PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Mar2004, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the first and geographically largest deployment of mobile mesh networking technology for use by a civic public safety entity in Garland, Texas. It is based on a micro-cellular architecture that places router functionality in every network component, a scheme that creates a self-forming and self-healing network with peer-to-peer networking capabilities. The approach embeds a wireless router in every device so that each unit can extend the network, determine optimum paths for data transmission and provide additional paths for connectivity.
ACCESSION #
12627874

 

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