Experiences with the FashionNet project - Distributed multimedia services for the fashion & textile industries

  • A. Marshall
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT)


This paper describes the experiences gained during the FashionNet project, and presents some of the results obtained during a series of end-user trials. FashionNet is one of a series of projects funded by the European Commission that concerns the interconnection of broadband applications and networks which are distributed over an International area. The network infrastructure used was the ATM MoU Pilot network across Europe, which interconnects number of local ATM networks at sites throughout Europe. FashionNet is specifically aimed at how the distributed use of multimedia applications may be used within the European Fashion and Textile Industries. Trial scenarios typical of distributed multimedia usage in the Industries were conducted. The experiences gained providing an ATM service to support the applications and trials, both at local and at international network levels is described.


ATM Broadband LAN/WAN Multimedia Network Performance 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Marshall
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  1. 1.Department of Electrical & Electronic EngineeringQueen’s University of BelfastNothern IrelandUK

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