Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Seamless Mobility Across Heterogeneous Wireless Domains

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

6 Author(s)

In recent years, wireless communication technologies have been pervasive. We have many wireless options to connect to the Internet: IEEE 802.11 WLANs, GPRS, UMTS and many other competing technologies. These wireless standards were designed independently of each other. Hence, these standards do not specify a common solution to perform connection handover between two different standards. Given that each of these standards has its own advantages and disadvantages, users may want to use the best available connection for their needs. In this paper, we propose a scheme that enables seamless transitions between different wireless standards through SIP protocol. With our scheme, IP mobility across both vertical and horizontal handovers is possible without any modification to the existing applications. We define a guideline for handovers between networks, and then perform experiments with our scheme implementation to confirm the feasibility of our proposed scheme. Our results show that with our scheme, connection disruption is minimized.

Published in:

Consumer Communications and Networking Conference, 2008. CCNC 2008. 5th IEEE

Date of Conference:

10-12 Jan. 2008

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.