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Network Traffic Monitors – IPv6
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Network Traffic Monitors – IPv6

Overview Deployment of IPv6 network ensures better security. It is safe against security attacks that prevailed in IPv4. But the chances of appearance of new or mutational anomaly traffic while deploying IPv6 are not ruled out. There are several anomaly traffic patterns that utilize ICMPv6, IPv6 extension headers and IPv6-over-IPv4 tunneling. Such anomalies can be…

Using RFID & IPv6
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Using RFID & IPv6

RFID at Glance RFID is an identification technology that remotely stores and retrieves data using RFID tags or transponders. RFID tags use integrated circuits and antennas to track items from a distance. The integrated circuit has a unique id for each item for the purpose of identification through radio waves. The chip helps not only…

Using Linux & BSD with IPv6
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Using Linux & BSD with IPv6

Overview Berkeley Software Distribution (BSD), distributed by the University of California, Berkeley in 1970 is the UNIX derivative that shares the initial code base and design with original UNIX of AT&T. The word BSD refers to any of the BSD descendants such as FreeBSD, OpenBSD, and NetBSD. Most of these BSD operating systems are open…

Bluetooth Standard and IPv6
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Bluetooth Standard and IPv6

Overview Bluetooth is a standard communications protocol for wireless personal area networks (PANs). It acts as a media between electronic devices such as mobile phones, laptops, PCs, printers, digital cameras, and video game consoles to connect and exchange information. It allows these devices to communicate with each other on a secure connection through an unlicensed…

Medical Industry using IPv6 BioSensors
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Medical Industry using IPv6 BioSensors

Introduction IPv6 is the successor protocol to the currently used Internet Protocol version 4 or the IPv4 that suffers from an acute shortage of the available address space for allocation to the exponentially increasing network devices both in the wired and the wireless domain. A biosensor may be defined as a device that helps in…

Network Traffic Management
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Network Traffic Management

Overview Network traffic management deals with the process of monitoring and controlling the activities of network besides transforming the network into a managed resource by improving performance, efficiency, and security. It also helps to operate, administer, and maintain the network systems. Types of Network Traffic Networks accommodate an increasingly complex set of data traffic. Identifying…

IPv6 & Video Conferencing/Telepresence
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IPv6 & Video Conferencing/Telepresence

Introduction Business travel accounts for a huge slice of the annual corporate expenditure of companies, what with company executives having to make periodic visits to distant locales to attend conferences, meet customers and principals for business development or review sessions, plus a host of other reasons. The use of video can be a powerful means…

A look into Japan’s Internet Appliances
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A look into Japan’s Internet Appliances

Introduction Japan is well on its way towards bringing ubiquitous computing (one person, many computers) home to its people. IP-enabled devices and networks now pervade virtually every sphere of human activity in Japan: in homes and workplaces, in open public spaces and even in cars. DoCoMo, the wireless unit of Japan’s major carrier Nippon Telegraph…

IP Based Technologies
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IP Based Technologies

Introduction By its very definition, the Internet is a publicly available worldwide system of interconnected computers that transmit data by packet switching over the Internet Protocol (IP). The Internet consists of thousands of other, smaller networks run by businesses, academia, and government networks that provide various information and services, like e-mail, online support, instant messaging,…