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Introduction to Open Source

This presentation is an Introduction to Open Source. It covers an introduction to the concept of "Open", and introduction to Linux and its features and an insight on the topic of Open Source and Development.

Marco Zennaro, Carlo Fonda English 15 Oct 08
Introduction to Radiowaves and Basic RF Measurements

This very short lecture consists of two parts: the first part (15 minutes) is a basic introduction to radiowaves and RF signals, with definitions and terminology (frequency, wavelength, phase, amplitude, power, interference, modulation).

Carlo Fonda 30 minutes English 15 Oct 08
Introduction to VoIP

An introduction to Voice over IP technology. Subjects covered include:

  • Classic Telephony 
  • Data Networks (Review) 
  • VoIP Protocols 
  • VoIP Hardware 
  • VoIP Software 
  • Examples 
  • Web Links
Steve Okay English 14 Aug 08
Introduction to WiFi

This is a basic introduction to using WiFi for wide area networks. Link types (point-to-point, point-to-multipoint, etc.) as well as radio operating modes (master, managed, ad-hoc) are covered.

 

Given at AfNOG 2009 (Cairo).

 

 

Rob Flickenger 1 hour English 24 May 09
Introduction to WiMax

An introduction to WiMax technology.

Ermanno Pietrosemoli English 14 Aug 08
Inveneo ICT Entrepreneurs Program

All about Inveneo's non-profit social enterprise.

Steve Okay English 14 Aug 08
Long Distance WiFi Links

By using external antennas and modifying the firmware, very low cost, long distance WiFi links can be built. High gain antennas require careful alignment, that most be done using signla generators and spectrum analyzers. A low cost version of these is presented.

TRICALCAR Team 1 hour English 31 Aug 08
Long Reach WiFi Link

Details about the 279 km wireless project linking Pico del Águila and El Baúl, Venezuela.

Ermanno Pietrosemoli English 14 Aug 08
Low Power Systems Architecture for ICT4D

Exploration of the use of embedded systems to reduce power consumption for low power applications.

Steve Okay English 14 Aug 08
Mesh Networking

Mesh Networking - Short version - 2008

Sebastian Buettrich 2 hours English 7 Oct 08