Merging Virtual and Real Worlds – Holistic Concepts for the Office of the Future

  • Hermann Hartenthaler
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5624)


Information, communication, media, building and security technologies are growing together. The key to the integration of all infrastructure systems is the use of IP in all technical systems. The real and the virtual worlds are merging. This means that the real world around us and the world of IT systems are connected to one another. This paper shows how these concepts can be implemented in an innovative office infrastructure to increase the efficiency in the office.


Virtual and Real World All-IP Office of the Future Location-based Services Building Automation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hermann Hartenthaler
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  1. 1.Deutsche Telekom LaboratoriesBerlinGermany

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