The Prospects for Computing-Communications Convergence

  title={The Prospects for Computing-Communications Convergence},
  author={David G. Messerschmitt},
Driven by the Internet and intelligent terminals, the convergence of computing and communications has accelerated. Due to advancing technologies, ample bandwidth, storage, and processing can be presumed wherever we want them, and at a reasonable cost. How do we make best use of these three complementary technologies? We discuss this from the perspective of applications, the supporting industry structure, and standardization. A new era of applications will integrate three longstanding traditions… CONTINUE READING

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