Delay Tolerant Networks over Near Field Communications: The Automatic Multi-packet Communication

Radosław Olgierd Schoeneich, Piotr Sadło


The Near Field Communication is designed for sending small data, which size does not exceed the several dozen bytes, for distance not higher than two inches. The NFC can be used in store-carry-forward scenarios which are bases for Disruptive Tolerant Networks. The aim of this paper is proposal how to use NFC in transmission of large data in DTN. We propose an algorithm of fragmenting, sending and receiving data. We described software which was used in our prototype and discussed about implementation. Finally we showed results of tests performed on our model. Obtained results presents well characteristics of our solution.


mobile communication, radio communication, wireless networks, personal communication networks, cooperative communication

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