Tom Jones (UoA) interviewed at FOSDEM

Tom Jones, from University of Aberdeen, was interviewed by after his NEAT talk at FOSDEM 2017. The 12-minute interview is available in a video podcast (starting at the 21:10 mark). You can also hear the interview here:    

NEAT paper to appear in IEEE Communications Magazine

A paper co-authored by NEAT participants from six partners has been accepted for publication in IEEE Communications Magazine, one of the journals with the highest impact factor in the field of Networks and Communications. The paper, titled “NEAT: A Platform- and Protocol-Independent Internet Transport API” presents the NEAT System architecture and its benefits, as well as its relation with the TAPS … Read more


NEAT appears in episode #181 of BSD Now, a weekly video podcast devoted to the BSD operating system that has been aired since September 2013. Around the 2:45 and 12:00 marks, the podcast hosts discuss one of Tom Jones’s NEAT presentations at FOSDEM 2017. An interview made to Tom during FOSDEM should be aired in an upcoming … Read more


Tom Jones (UoA) gave two talks at this year’s edition of FOSDEM, in Brussels, on Saturday February 4th: one in the BSD devroom track, another in the Real Time Communications track. FOSDEM is one of the largest open-source software events in the world, with more than 5,000 attendees in 2017. These talks introduced some of the key … Read more

Consortium meets in Paris

NEAT partners met for the third time in Paris, at Mozilla’s premises, during the week of January 30 – February 3. The first two days were devoted to NEAT’s second hackathon, where different demos using the NEAT library and NEAT-enabled applications were prepared and tested. Håkon Lønsethagen, one of the members of our scientific advisory … Read more

Future of Internet Transport workshop at IFIP Networking 2017

NEAT is co-organising a workshop on the Future of Internet Transport (FIT), co-located with IFIP Networking 2017. The workshop will take place in Stockholm, on June 12, 2017, just before the main conference. The deadline for paper submission is March 8. For full details, please check the call for papers.

Two NEAT talks at FOSDEM 2017

NEAT will be present at FOSDEM 2017, in Brussels, on February 4-5, 2017. FOSDEM is one of the largest open-source software events worldwide, with about 4,000 attendees. In the “BSD devroom” track, Tom Jones (UoA) will give a talk on transport evolution on top of BSD and the work done by NEAT to help the … Read more

Lightning talk at Chaos Communication Congress

NEAT will be at the 33rd edition of the Chaos Communication Congress (CCC), to be held in Hamburg, Germany, on December 27–30, 2016. A “lightning talk” by Tom Jones (University of Aberdeen) will introduce transport evolution and NEAT. Another talk by Tom is planned next February at FOSDEM 2017, one of the largest open-source conferences in … Read more

New journal paper from NEAT

A paper jointly authored by NEAT participants has just been accepted for publication in IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials. The paper, titled “De-ossifying the Internet Transport Layer: A Survey and Future Perspectives”, provides an in-depth survey of the main reasons for transport-layer ossification, and discusses the potential and limitations of previously proposed solutions. The paper also motivates and presents the requirements of … Read more

Consortium meets in Oslo again

NEAT held its second Oslo meeting of 2016, this time at Simula’s premises in Fornebu, over four days (September 19-22). The first 1.5 days of this technical plenary were devoted to a hackathon, where NEAT System developers from the consortium worked on progressing and improving the NEAT open-source library, with focus on happy eyeballs code and the Policy Manager, … Read more