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PAN

GOST 7.67 Latin three-letter geocode for Panama. The code is used for transactions to and from Panamanian bank accounts and for international shipping to Panama. As with all GOST 7.67 codes, it is used primarily in Cyrillic alphabets.
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The next type of wireless technology that you should be aware of is the PAN (personal area network).
Low Rate Wireless Personal Area Network (LR-WPAN), IEEE 802.15.4 [6] standard, is widely used for HMA purposes owing to its features such as energy efficiency, scalability, and design flexibility.
(i) One is designing of a communication system which consists of WBAN, wireless personal area network (WPAN), and wireless metropolitan area network (WMAN).
The model is viewed as a solution better fitted to low-height sensor antennas than the pathloss formula proposed in [11] for low-rate WPAN (Wireless Personal Area Network), which appears to be too static and optimistic.
Wi-Fi Personal Area Network (Wi-Fi PAN) semiconductors and software provider Ozmo Devices announced on Tuesday the successful Wi-Fi Direct certification of its OZMO2000 Wireless Mouse reference design by non-profit industry association Wi-Fi Alliance.
Figure 2 shows a personal area network (PAN) connection between the personal health device and the aggregation manager.
Low-power Wi-Fi Personal Area Network solutions provider Ozmo Devices announced on Monday it started sampling its OZMO2000 chip to select peripheral manufacturers.
"Leveraging the ubiquity and proven technology of Wi-Fi to deliver personal area network connectivity provides significant benefits and eliminates the need for additional radios," said Ajit Deosthali, Research Manager Short Range Wireless Semiconductors, IDC.
If you're interested in removing some of the cords within a small office location, a personal area network with Bluetooth may be sufficient.
As manufacturers equip scanners, digital cameras and fax machines with Blue tooth power, those devices can be added to the user's wireless personal area network as well.
A few months ago, I chronicled my angst over trying to link several devices via Bluetooth personal area network technology.
In other words, one designated device, or "the coordinator," manages the operation of the personal area network by designating when devices are allowed to transmit data.

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