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main_page [11/03/2014 22:39]
Jeremy Lakeman
main_page [04/09/2017 19:46]
Robin Bonnin
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   * [[:content:servaldna:]] (core component) -- general information   * [[:content:servaldna:]] (core component) -- general information
   * [[:content:servaldna:development]] -- copyright, source code and branching, technical documentation, testing, [[https://github.com/servalproject/serval-dna/issues|issue tracking]]   * [[:content:servaldna:development]] -- copyright, source code and branching, technical documentation, testing, [[https://github.com/servalproject/serval-dna/issues|issue tracking]]
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 +===== Serval Chat =====
 +
 +**[[:content:servalchat:|Serval Chat]]** is an iOS app that provides [[:content:tech:security framework|highly secure]] [[:content:tech:MeshMS|text messaging]] between Apple iPhone and iPad devices using Apple's proprietary peer-to-peer wireless network.
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 +  * for the time being, [[:content:servalchat:|Serval Chat]] does not communicate with the [[:content:servalmesh:|Serval Mesh app for Android]] or the [[content:meshextender:main_page|Serval Mesh Extender]]
  
 ===== Serval Maps ===== ===== Serval Maps =====
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 {{:content:meshextender:meshextender-2014-02-11.jpg?180 |Pair of Serval Mesh Extenders on bench}} The **[[content:meshextender:main_page|Serval Mesh Extender]]** is a hardware device that helps other devices to join and participate in a [[:content:servalmesh:|Serval Mesh]] network. {{:content:meshextender:meshextender-2014-02-11.jpg?180 |Pair of Serval Mesh Extenders on bench}} The **[[content:meshextender:main_page|Serval Mesh Extender]]** is a hardware device that helps other devices to join and participate in a [[:content:servalmesh:|Serval Mesh]] network.
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 +[[content:meshextender:2ng|Second-Generation Mesh Extenders]]:
 +  * powered by external USB, 12v/24v automotive and/or solar (with MTTP tracking charge controller)
 +  * Integrated LiFEPO4/LiIon/Sealed-Lead-Acid battery charger
 +  * Custom-designed injection-moulded housing
 +  * Designed to meet IP66 environmental resistance
 +  * Integrated "Mesh of Things"/"Internet of Things" I/O port
 +  * microSD card for bulk storage (reduced power consumption versus USB)
 +  * Wi-Fi access point (for devices to connect) and ad-hoc Wi-Fi (between Mesh Extenders)
 +  * RFD900/RFD868 UHF packet radio (up to 4km range line-of-sight, ~200m indoors)
 +  * Interface to [[:content:meshextender:externalradios|Codan/Barrett HF Radios]] for very-long-range communications links (support for other radios is also possible)
 +  * provides a standard Wi-Fi Access Point for nearby devices (such as smart phones) that do not support Ad Hoc Wi-Fi mode
 +  * offers the [[:content:tech:Serval Mesh]] app for Android for download via HTTP so that people can join the [[content:tech:mesh network]] without having previously installed the app
 +  * acts as a [[:content:tech:Rhizome]] node, storing and forwarding files and [[:content:tech:MeshMS]] messages
 +  * Fully interoperable with first generation Mesh Extenders
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 +First-Generation Mesh Extenders:
   * powered by any external USB power source (5V 500mA)   * powered by any external USB power source (5V 500mA)
-  * Mesh Extenders mesh together over short distances using Ad Hoc Wi-Fi, over longer distances using packet radio on the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISM_band|ISM 915 MHz band]]+  * Mesh Extenders mesh together over short distances using Ad Hoc Wi-Fi, and over longer distances using packet radio on the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISM_band|ISM 915 MHz band]].  Our ad-hoc packet radio system uses the RFD900 long-range UHF radio with custom CSMA firmware.
   * provides a standard Wi-Fi Access Point for nearby devices (such as smart phones) that do not support Ad Hoc Wi-Fi mode   * provides a standard Wi-Fi Access Point for nearby devices (such as smart phones) that do not support Ad Hoc Wi-Fi mode
   * offers the [[:content:tech:Serval Mesh]] app for Android for download via HTTP so that people can join the [[content:tech:mesh network]] without having previously installed the app   * offers the [[:content:tech:Serval Mesh]] app for Android for download via HTTP so that people can join the [[content:tech:mesh network]] without having previously installed the app
   * acts as a [[:content:tech:Rhizome]] node, storing and forwarding files and [[:content:tech:MeshMS]] messages   * acts as a [[:content:tech:Rhizome]] node, storing and forwarding files and [[:content:tech:MeshMS]] messages
   * provides a platform for future Serval Project initiatives, such as the commoditisation of many classes of medical monitoring devices.   * provides a platform for future Serval Project initiatives, such as the commoditisation of many classes of medical monitoring devices.
 +
 +===== Satellite based services =====
 +==== Outernet DreamCatcher ====
 +
 +The following link explains our method to get a DreamCatcher working : [[Dreamcatcher|Dreamcatcher]]
  
 ===== Trial Deployments & Exercises ===== ===== Trial Deployments & Exercises =====
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