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Personal Area Networks are networks used for data communication between computer devices (including mobiles and personal digital assistants) that are in close proximity to each other.

Bluetooth, Infrared Data Association(IrDA) and Ultra wideband (UWB) are three technologies that can be used to implement personal area networks. Use the Internet to investigate how each of these technologies allow data communication.

A good starting point is the Wikipedia article on Personal Area Networks.

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