Personal Area Networks: Near-Field Intrabody Communication

  title={Personal Area Networks: Near-Field Intrabody Communication},
  author={Tom G. Zimmerman},
  journal={IBM Syst. J.},
As electronic devices become smaller, lower in power requirements, and less expensive, we have begun to adorn our bodies with personal information and communication appliances. Such devices include cellular phones, personal digital assistants (PDAs), pocket video games, and pagers. Currently there is no method for these devices to share data. Networking these devices can reduce functional I/O redundancies and allow new conveniences and services. The concept of Personal Area Networks (PANs) is… 

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