Opened 7 years ago

Closed 7 years ago

#1074 closed (fixed)

Demsontrate handover solutions in GENI WiMAX

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Priority: major Milestone: OFUWI: S4.e Demonstrate at least one unique University of Wisconsin contribution
Component: WIMXUWI Version: SPIRAL4
Keywords: GEC17 Cc:


Scenario: An user at home is on video Skype call over a WiFi interface. Midway through the call, the user wants to roam out of his home while continuing his Skype call. Prior to leaving his home, he initiates a connection handover from WiFi to WiMAX interface. The user then roams roams outside to region where the connection to another WiMAX basestation is stronger than the first WiMAX basestation. Therefore, the user initates handover from WiMAX basestation to the another without breaking the ongoing Skype call.

Technology demonstrated: The handover from WiFi to WiMAX interfaces on the same node relies on a OpenV switch implemented at the client. The Clemson team have implemented a client software to perform this handover using the OpenV switch. The handover between WiMAX basestations relies on mobile IP implementation. The University of Wisconsin team has the software on the infrastructure side implementing the mobile IP solution. The demonstration will show both these capabilities and the seamlesss integration between the two.

Change History (7)

comment:1 Changed 7 years ago by

Hi Parmesh, for us to best accommodate your needs for your demo, can you please follow up with the specifics of what you will need, following the template listed under item 3 at

comment:2 Changed 7 years ago by

List of equipment that will need AC connections: Two laptops, one monitor

Number of wired network connections (include required bandwidth if significant: One, bandwidth not significant.

Number of wireless network connections (include required bandwidth if significant: Two, bandwidth not significant.

Number of static addresses needed (if any): One

Monitor (y/n, specify VGA or DVI) (Specify resolution only if your software has resolution restrictions.): Yes, VGA

Number of posters (max size poster boards are 30" x 40"): 1

Description of any special requests (include any specific network connectivity needs (e.g. layer2 VLAN to NLR), projects you'd like to be located near, etc.): None

comment:3 Changed 7 years ago by

Thank you for your demo request. We will update this ticket when the resources have been confirmed.

comment:4 Changed 7 years ago by

Status: newassigned

comment:5 Changed 7 years ago by

I'll need the MAC addresses of the device(s) you want to assign a static IP. The sooner the better, thanks!

comment:6 Changed 7 years ago by

We can now confirm that the resources you requested will be available for you on Demo Night. See you in Madison!

comment:7 Changed 7 years ago by

Resolution: fixed
Status: assignedclosed

Thanks again for participating in the GEC 17 evening demo session! We hope everything went as planned!

Feel free to edit the wiki to update any information about your demo here - GEC17Agenda/EveningDemoSession

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