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

  • Radosław Olgierd Schoeneich Institute of Telecommunications, Warsaw University of Technology
  • Piotr Sadło Institute of Informatics, Warsaw University of Technology


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.


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How to Cite
SCHOENEICH, Radosław Olgierd; SADŁO, Piotr. Delay Tolerant Networks over Near Field Communications: The Automatic Multi-packet Communication. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF COMPUTERS COMMUNICATIONS & CONTROL, [S.l.], v. 12, n. 5, p. 704-714, sep. 2017. ISSN 1841-9844. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 05 july 2020. doi:


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