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Move closer: the benefits of a flexible approach to display and application placement (Demo)

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Publication date06/2013
Number of pages2
<mark>Original language</mark>English
EventPerDis '13: The International Symposium on Pervasive Displays - California, Mountain View, United States
Duration: 4/06/20135/06/2013


ConferencePerDis '13: The International Symposium on Pervasive Displays
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityMountain View


Display appropriation provides a means by which mobile users can cyber-forage local display hardware to provide them with access to a high-quality output device. However, displays are of little use without applications to drive them and yet the nature of application support has been largely ignored in the field – with the prevailing assumption being that applications will be cloud-based and Web-centric. In this demonstration we show a system that presents an alternative vision in which users are able to cyber-forage for both display and compute resources in their local area – enabling them to execute high-performance applications that would not be possible using purely Web-centric technologies. The demonstration leverages a cohesive suite of existing systems, i.e. cloudlets, Internet Suspend/Resume (ISR), Yarely and Tacita, to deliver this vision.