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Personal area (PAN) networks. Computer and Network Examples

A personal area network — PAN is a personal devices network equipped at a limited area. PAN ordinary has such mobile devices: cell phone, tablet, laptop. That type of network could also be wirelessly connected to Internet.

The personal area network concept originates at M.I.T.'s Media Lab thanks to Thomas Zimmerman research. Zimmerman's article the advantage of this technology explains.

A personal area network handles the interconnection of IT devices at the surrounding of a single user. Generally, PAN contains from following such appliances: cordless mice and keyboards, cordless phone, Bluetooth.

A personal area network pros and cons:

  • PAN is expedient, lucrative and handy.
  • Sometimes has a bad connection to other networks at the same radio bands.
  • Bluetooth networks have slow data transfer speed, but comparatively safe.
  • Bluetooth has distance limits.

ConceptDraw DIAGRAM is a powerful network diagramming and vector drawing software. It provides the Computer and Networks Area with many Solutions that contain the wide set of ready-to-use predesigned vector stencils and examples to help you design the professional looking Personal area networks (PANs) of any complexity quick and easy.

Personal area (PAN) networks

Example 1. Personal area (PAN) network.

Once you go to the Solutions section on this site, you will see our examples and templates of personal area network which can be very useful in terms of making your own diagram and to have the final version of it looking professional.

This example was created in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM using the Computer and Networks Area of ConceptDraw Solution Park and shows the Personal area network.

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