SBONE: Personal Device Sharing using Social Networks
People own a number of personal devices. The state on these personal devices increasingly reflect each user's personal preferences and activities. For example, John owns the following personal devices:
Our goal is to make sharing of personal device resources as easy as updating one's status in a social network.
SBone allows device sharing by leveraging links between owners in an online social network as shown below:
SBONE addresses research challenges in secure device authentication, specifying access control policies, device naming and discovery.
Our current SBONE prototype is available for Facebook users at http://apps.facebook.com/sbackbone/
Currently we support Android and Nokia (Series 60) smartphones.
We are adding support for more personal devices, stay tuned!
Last Modified November, 2010