Home Networking Technologies and Standards

Home Networking Technologies and Standards

eBook - 2003
Rate this:
Covering the vast majority of current and emerging home networking technologies, standards and trends, this practical resource offers you a comprehensive understanding of this developing area. The book presents an end-to-end reference architecture, where the main residential services are identified and their network requirements are fully analyzed. You find detailed coverage of both wireless and wireline technologies, including IEEE 802.11, Firewire, USB, HiperLAN and Bluetooth. You learn how the technologies work, how they have evolved, what their capabilities are and what markets they target. The book also discusses fixed-wireless and satellite access network alternatives. applications, operational concept, architecture and protocol stack of higher layer technologies that aim to provide convergence between multiple in-home and access networks. The book introduces the concept of the residential gateway (RG) as a single point of network convergence, and explores important considerations for future digital-smart networked homes.
Publisher: Boston : Artech House, c2003 (Norwood, Mass. : Books24x7.com [generator])
ISBN: 1580536484
Additional Contributors: Books24x7, Inc


From the critics

Community Activity


Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.


Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.


Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.


Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Subject Headings


Find it at VPL

To Top