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The Wireless Web

This special report posted by Scientific American consists of a series of articles on "the latest and greatest technomarvel, the wireless Web." The featured articles, accessable throught the "Sidebar" link at the bottom of the intro page, cover the challenges and achievements particular to wireless technology. After a brief introduction, the special report leads off with "The Internet in Your...

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-wireless-web/
Wireless Communications

Wireless communications is an industry that is growing at an incredible rate. Cellular phones are the most obvious example of this trend; it is hard to go anywhere without seeing someone using one. Rapidly advancing technologies and lower prices are making this all possible. At the current pace, there seems to be no limit to what is possible in the wireless industry. To learn about the events...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/met/2002/0510
The Broadband Difference: How online Americans' behavior changes with high-speed Internet connections at home

Created by the Pew Internet and American Life Project, this report focuses on the nature of broadband --- high speed communication --- use in American homes. The report reveals that nearly 24 million Americans (21% of all Internet users) have high-speed connections at home; as a result, they are able to spend more time online and perform more activities within a shorter period of time than dial-up...

https://www.pewresearch.org/internet/2002/06/23/the-broadban...
Project Aura: Toward Distraction-Free Pervasive Computing

In the April-June 2002 special issue of the IEEE Pervasive Computing journal, a team from Carnegie Mellon University contributed with a discussion of their Project Aura. The project's goal is to increase computing efficiency, particularly in wireless environments, so that "distractions such as poor performance and failures" are minimized. With greater system reliability and fewer distractions,...

http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~aura/docdir/Aura-Perv02.pdf
Mobile Manufacturers Forum

This is the home page of the Mobile Manufacturer's Forum, an international association of several leading "radio communications equipment manufacturers." Its purpose is to inform the general public about health policies and standards regarding radio frequency (RF) energy emitted by mobile phones and base stations. There are several documents and press releases that can be accessed on the Web site....

https://www.mwfai.org/index.cfm
Radio Frequency Identification

A wealth of information about RFID is available at this site (1), ranging from background material to case studies. A discussion highlighting the myriad of uses for RFID is included. Transponder News (2) offers several articles that explore the technology in greater detail. Two in particular look at current and future trends, while others are editorial essays and technical notes. Pacific Northwest...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/met/2003/0606
JSR 185: Java Technology for the Wireless Industry

This Web site is the homepage of an initiative to create a new Java specification for wireless devices. Several documents are available for public viewing, including the Proposed Final Draft of the specification, which was released on June 4, 2003.

https://www.jcp.org/en/jsr/detail?id=185
IOL: InterOperability Lab

The University of New Hampshire has compiled this excellent collection of resources on networking and computer technology. Over twenty categories are represented, including emerging technologies such as 10 Gigabit Ethernet, Very high rate Digital Subscriber Line (VDSL), and wireless standards. Many of the resources are papers or tutorials written by researchers at the UNH InterOperability Lab,...

https://www.iol.unh.edu/expertise/kb
SenSay: A Context-Aware Mobile Phone

Mobile phone users must be conscious of their phone's settings wherever they go, and are required to adjust settings such as ring volume and vibration depending on the surrounding environment. This research paper introduces SenSay, an intelligent mobile phone system developed at Carnegie Mellon University that is designed to eliminate the constant attention required by current mobile phones. "It...

http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~aura/docdir/sensay_iswc.pdf
From Theory to Practice: An Overview of MIMO Space-Time Coded Wireless Systems

Published in the April 2003 issue of the Journal on Selected Areas in Communication, this tutorial paper introduces "multiple-input-multiple-output (MIMO) space-time coded wireless systems" and discusses recent progress in their design and performance. Hailed as a breakthrough emerging technology that has profound implications for digital communications, these systems have the potential to resolve...

http://citeseer.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/summary?doi=10.1.1.116.5...
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