by Stuart Ridgway, Original Music for Film and Television
This is the last of three articles exploring peer-to-peer communications and how these technologies could impact the timeliness and relevance of emergency alerting. These first appeared in September, 2012 on the AWARE Forum.
Last week I wrote about the basics of peer-to-peer alerting for mobile devices and how peer networks might facilitate the dissemination of alerts. I also published Peer-to-Peer Alert Systems Part II that provided the several examples of mesh networks. In this article, I wrap up the discussion by presenting examples of star networks as well as combined mesh/star networks. Continue reading