In the near future GPS will be widely used, thus allowing a broad variety of location dependent services such as direction giving, navigation, etc. In this paper we propose and evaluate a routing and addressing method to integrate geographic coordinates into the Internet Protocol to enable the creation of location dependent services. The main challenge is… (More)
The Global Positioning System can be used to give every terminal a geographic address for multicasting to and from recipients within specified geographical areas.
This paper describes the methodology and implementation of a data management system for highly distributed systems, which was built to solve the scalability and reliability problems faced in a wide area postal logistics application developed at Siemens. The core of the approach is to borrow from Internet routing protocols, and their proven scalability and… (More)