Zboard: affordable consumer internet access

Over, Andrew (1999). Zboard: affordable consumer internet access Honours Thesis, School of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, The University of Queensland.

       
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Author Over, Andrew
Thesis Title Zboard: affordable consumer internet access
School, Centre or Institute School of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
Institution The University of Queensland
Publication date 1999
Thesis type Honours Thesis
Supervisor Dr Mark Schulz
Total pages 80
Language eng
Subjects 0906 Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Formatted abstract

This thesis describes the design and implementation of a low–cost, consumer oriented Internet access device known as the ZBOARD. This product is designed to allow access to a subset of the Internet’s information and services at the minimum possible cost. The ZBOARD departs from the majority of existing products by implementing a software modem using the system processor rather than external hardware. A full analysis of the system’s design and performance has been completed, and a number of design improvements have been suggested. While the ZBOARD’s development is not complete, it serves as a useful “proof of concept”, and the design is soon to undergo commercial development.

Keyword Zboard --- Design --- Performance
Additional Notes * 4th year electrical engineering theses and information technology abstracts. 1999

Document type: Thesis
Collection: UQ Theses (non-RHD) - UQ staff and students only
 
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