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Localhost HTTP proxy for mobility and location based services support

Kammann, J. (2005) Localhost HTTP proxy for mobility and location based services support. In: Proceedings WWC'2005. World Wireless Congress, 2005-05-24 - 2005-05-27, Stanford, CA, USA.

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Abstract

When TCP/IP was originally designed, location awareness and terminal mobility was not taken into consideration. IPv4 has a limited IP address space and IP addresses itself have no proximity relation. The IP address limitation will eventually be overcome by the introduction of IPv6, but most of the huge already deployed infrastructure for mobile Internet Access use private IP addresses and Network Address Translation (NAT) to solve the problem. This in turn inhibits the deployment of Mobile IP which would be needed for seamless handover between networks. The confinements due to NAT are usually countered by establishing tunnels from the inside-NAT devices to an outside endpoint. However, quite a few mobile access points don’t support tunneling - either for security reasons or caused by design. A multitude of intra-network handover proce-dures are known, few also support inter-network handover. Standards like UMA require both cross-network agreements and software modify-cations to the mobile devices whereas the solution proposed in this paper only requires application layer access to the networks.

Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information:LIDO-Berichtsjahr=2005, monograph_id=5.05,
Title:Localhost HTTP proxy for mobility and location based services support
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of Authors
Kammann, J.UNSPECIFIED
Date:24 May 2005
Journal or Publication Title:Proceedings WWC'2005
Refereed publication:Yes
In ISI Web of Science:No
Status:Published
Keywords:HTTP proxy, Mobility, Location based Services
Event Title:World Wireless Congress
Event Location:Stanford, CA, USA
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:2005-05-24 - 2005-05-27
Organizer:IEEE / (Beyond Third Generation Wireless (B3G) and 4G Mobile)
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport (old)
HGF - Program:Space (old)
HGF - Program Themes:W KN - Kommunikation/Navigation
DLR - Research area:Space
DLR - Program:W KN - Kommunikation/Navigation
DLR - Research theme (Project):W - Projekt GalileoNAV (old)
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Communication and Navigation
Deposited By: Jens Kammann
Deposited On:23 Jan 2006
Last Modified:12 Dec 2013 19:58

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