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Palawat Barcamp

  1. 1. A community wireless network BarCamp : Bangkok 2008 Kan Yuenyong , Dome Charoenyos http://www.palawat.com
  2. 2. Situation / Problem (over all) <ul><li>No ubiquitous environment ( different from GSM network) </li></ul><ul><li>Expensive (2 ฿ /Min : 120 ฿ / Hr) </li></ul><ul><li>Problem on EULA </li></ul><ul><li>Usage’s log required (according to cyber crime law – already active in Thailand) </li></ul>http://www.palawat.com
  3. 3. Example of community wireless in the world : FON http://www.fon.com/es <ul><li>Linus: Share their WiFi hotspot and get free roaming on Fon network </li></ul><ul><li>Bills: Share their WiFi hotspot and get 50% of the revenue generated by aliens but no roaming </li></ul><ul><li>Aliens: Customers that pay for access to the Fon network </li></ul>http://www.palawat.com
  4. 4. “ A Community Wireless Network initiative project” Make a balance policy of internet infrastructure Between TOP-DOWN & Bottom UP process Picture excerpt from Flickr http://www.palawat.com
  5. 5. Mesh network Mesh network Mesh Network http://www.palawat.com
  6. 6. Network externality : Key success factor http://www.palawat.com
  7. 7. Smooth Convergence http://www.palawat.com
  8. 8. Website features <ul><li>Smooth integrated with wireless infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Social Network features </li></ul><ul><li>Free Blog </li></ul><ul><li>Enable to update blog via SMS & IM ; similar to twitter </li></ul><ul><li>Enable to update picture & movie via mobile ; similar to kyte.tv (next update) </li></ul><ul><li>More features to implement, such as VOIP, surveillance system, etc. </li></ul>http://www.palawat.com
  9. 9. Components : Triple play http://www.palawat.com
  10. 10. Useful Link & URL <ul><li>Project website : http://www.palawat.com </li></ul><ul><li>Download firmware (First installation) #1: http://www.palawat.com/firmware/openwrt-brcm-2.4-2.4-squashfs.trx.gz </li></ul><ul><li>Download firmware (upgrading) #2: http://www.palawat.com/firmware/openwrt-wrt54g-2.4-squashfs.bin.gz </li></ul><ul><li>How to install the firmware: http://wk.thisk.org/index.php/ThiskGateway </li></ul><ul><li>Share your idea : http://www.palawat.com/p/?L=inkspot.index </li></ul><ul><li>Write your blog (and read community blog) : http://www.palawat.com/p/?L=blogs.browse </li></ul><ul><li>My Palawat’s member page : http://www.palawat.com/p/?L=users.profile&id=6 </li></ul><ul><li>Contact me : [email_address] </li></ul>http://www.palawat.com
  11. 11. End / Demo http://www.palawat.com

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