Disappearing Computer is the name of the next i3 research programme.
The Disappearing Computer vision of the future is that computing, information processing and computers will disappear into the background, just like, for instance, electricity has done already. It's everywhere, it's useful, and we don't have to think much about it.
The 16 projects are expected to be launched by January 2001. Representatives from the projects already met at the Annual Conference 2000.
Read more about the background in i3magazine no 7 or electronically on http://www.i3net.org/ser_pub/services/magazine/march2000/