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Media-intensive data communications in a "desk-area" network

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4 Author(s)
Adam, J.F. ; Lab. for Comput. Sci., MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA ; Houh, H.H. ; Ismert, M. ; Tennenhouse, D.L.

The VuNet is a "desk-area" network where small switches are distributed throughout the work area, and multimedia devices usually found in the workstation are put on the network. This architecture has several advantages including distributed switching and the ability to share multimedia devices across a workgroup.<>

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Communications Magazine, IEEE  (Volume:32 ,  Issue: 8 )