International Conference on Collaborative Computing: Networking, Applications and Worksharing

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NFV: Near Field Vibration Based Group Device Pairing

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Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 163)


In this paper, we propose a group device pairing system called NFV to enable group communication using mobile device equipped with motion sensors. A group of people put their mobile devices on the table and wait for a secure connection. We propose a vibration-propagation based key delivery scheme to transmit a secure connection key among a group of trusted mobile devices. Based on this key, group users establish a confidential communication channel between their devices. NFV achieves group devices pairing without the complex operations needed in prior works. We implemented NFV using off-the-shelf Android smartphones. The experimental results shows the efficiency and security of our system.


Vibration channel Accelerometer Pulse-width modulation Ad hoc group pairing 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zhiping Jiang
    • 1
  • Jinsong Han
    • 1
  • Wei Xi
    • 1
  • Jizhong Zhao
    • 1
  1. 1.Xi’an Jiaotong UniversityXi’anChina

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