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Essential Guide to Home Networking Technologies, The by GERARD O'DRISCOLL

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Chapter 2. Fundamentals

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The integration of computer chips into the next generation of everyday devices is one of the major factors that is driving the emergence of home networks. Our cars have had them for years; now our children's toys, our kitchen appliances, and our living room entertainment systems have computing power that rivals earlier desktop computers. In addition, the emergence of wireless networking technology has allowed these computer-enabled devices to become network-connected. The result is very powerful and useful systems of in-home devices cooperating to simplify everyday activities. This chapter introduces you ...

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