ONE Chat : Group Chat in Opportunistic Networks

With the increasing deployment of wireless networks, opportunistic networks are already becoming commonplace due to the limitation of Internet access points. As a result, developing communication tools for opportunistic networks is necessary. Due to the fact that existing applications can not support group chatting efficiently for opportunistic networks, we propose ONEChat to address this issue. ONEChat uses message multicasting in order to support group chatting as well as reduce bandwidth consumption, and requires neither configuration nor infrastructure. Quantitative analysis indicates that ONEChat is an efficient group collaborations platform for opportunistic networks.

Screenshot of ONEChat application