Last week, the New America Foundation kicked off a project which aims at bringing mesh technology to mobile phones. The idea is to create “circumvention devices” wich dissidents who are threatened by their state turning off Internet access can use to circumvent these blocks. (We recently saw this happening in Egypt). The project is at […]
The full unexpurgated, detail rich talk from Linux Conf is now out in all it’s glory! Serval – linuxconfau – blip.tv.
More coverage from Linux Conf : The Serval BatPhone
Serval Balloon Test @ Linux Conf Australia 2011 – The Serval Project – blip.tv.
We have the footage of Dr Paul’s popular talk at the recent Linux Conference now available to watch:) From Megalomania to Prototype in Four Months – linuxconfau – blip.tv.
The Serval BatPhone: Making Mesh Mobile Telephony Practical, Anywhere, Any Time. Paul Gardner-Stephen Conventional mobile telephone networks rely on the availability of significant and expensive infrastructure. While this model makes it possible for the resulting networks to offer strong service guarantees, it is not applicable to all situations. During disaster and unrest, the requisite infrastructure […]
Our own Dr Paul Gardner-Stephen has been presenting at Linux Conf AU 2011, which went ahead, with the heroic efforts of tireless organisers, despite the flooding in Brisbane. Kudos to them! Mobile mesh network finds interest in NGOs The article is wonderful – and of course *spoilers* contains picture and video, of our test using […]
Our own roving media person, Dr Paul, appeared on the ABC’s New Inventors show, and managed to win the round he was in! Please, vote for us (if so inclined) on the website, or just enjoy the clip:) And congrats to Dr Paul! We here are starting to call him a media darling, but he never […]
Image via Wikipedia Our own Dr Paul has been interviews on the ABC‘s Bush Telegraph rogram about how regional and rural communities in Australia could benefit from the technological future offered by Serval – all at an incredibly low cost compared to current technologies… Batphone targets blackspots – 25/08/2010. It would be fantastic if we […]
I am sitting in Changi Airport, Singapore, on my way to the International Summit for Community Wireless Networks, and I have had one of those aha moments about how Serval can help people communicate. You see, I have just finished talking to my wife by telephone, having called our home number as though I were still at home […]