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Re: User Agent - More Discussion

From: Jeanne Spellman <jeanne@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 11 Mar 2009 11:04:03 -0400
Message-ID: <49B7D2E3.7090608@w3.org>
To: Simon Harper <simon.harper@manchester.ac.uk>
CC: UAWG list <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>
Unless I am misunderstanding, a sensor network would be more of an 
assistive technology to me, but I'll look into it more....

Thanks for being so diligent in watching what other groups are doing and 
checking their applicability to us.  I really appreciate it. 

jeanne

Simon Harper wrote:
> Hi there,
> so I see that the w3c have created a sensor network activity...
> The mission of the Semantic Sensor Network Incubator Group, part of 
> the Incubator Activity, is to begin the formal process of producing 
> ontologies that define the capabilities of sensors and sensor 
> networks, and to develop semantic annotations of a key language used 
> by services based sensor networks.
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> Which go me to thinking - is a sensor with a 'hard' interface (buttons 
> and lights) a user agent? And is the hardware / software controlling 
> such a network a user agent?
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> Cheers
> Si.
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