Ubiquitous Computing History, Development, and Scenarios Chapter uri icon

Book Title

  • Ubiquitous Computing


  • This chapter gives a brief history of ubiquitous computing, highlights key issues, and assesses ubiquitous computing research and development under the broad categories of design architecture and systems, implementation challenges, and user issues. Using Singapore as a case example, the chapter then concludes with selected scenarios, presenting exciting possibilities in the future ubiquitous landscape.


  • Chong, Jimmy
  • See, Stanley
  • Seah, Lily Leng-Hiang
  • Koh, Sze Ling
  • Theng, Yin-Leng
  • Duh, Henry BL

publication date

  • December 1, 2008