Wifisoft's Network Event Kit
Author: Gerard Mourits
T-Dose 2009 Gerard will tell us about WiFiSoft's latest project "The NEK"
The Network Event Kit (NEK) is hardware and software to deploy event networks for open source, open content, open hardware. It's purpose it to be fast to deploy and low cost. The NEK gives access to internet via a wired and wireless infrastructure. This works on opensource software and is documented online.
However it is more the just this kit. The idea behind the NEK is to create cooperation and train people to use open software on events.
Publications: WiFiSoft.org; Gerard Mourits and Marten Vijn have made some contributions to a book coming out next year on the Harvard University Press: The Genesis of WiFi.