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Brave New Unwired World: The Digital Big Bang and the Infinite Internet / Edition 1
     

Brave New Unwired World: The Digital Big Bang and the Infinite Internet / Edition 1

by Alex Lightman, William Rojas, William Rojas
 

ISBN-10: 0471441104

ISBN-13: 9780471441106

Pub. Date: 03/20/2002

Publisher: Wiley

A whirlwind tour through the exciting landscape opening up around digital wireless communication
In The Brave New Unwired World, the CEO of one of today's hottest wireless businesses explores the latest thinking and trends in the exciting world of digital wireless communication and boldly predicts the future of this hot new field. He acquaints readers with the

Overview

A whirlwind tour through the exciting landscape opening up around digital wireless communication
In The Brave New Unwired World, the CEO of one of today's hottest wireless businesses explores the latest thinking and trends in the exciting world of digital wireless communication and boldly predicts the future of this hot new field. He acquaints readers with the amazing technologies involved and the no less amazing profit opportunities opening up around them. Drawing upon his unique access to top management at Nokia, Ericsson, Motorola, Verizon, IBM, Cisco, Psion, Microsoft, and other key players, he profiles those who are vying to be among the first to cash in on the wireless revolution while holding their own against brilliant upstarts, government regulation, and the threat of extinction by competitors who appear from virtually nowhere, at any moment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471441106
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/20/2002
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.26(w) x 9.23(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

PART I: INTRODUCTION.

The Path to 4G: Major Technology Trends to Watch.

PART II: THE WIRELESS MARKET.

A Brief History of the Cellular Industry—1975 to 2001.

Radio Spectrum -
Managing a Scarce Resource.

Digital Signal Processors.

2.5 G Systems: An Interim Solution.

The Wireless Internet Services.

Third Generation Systems.

PART III: PERVASIVE COMPUTING.

The Incredible Shrinking Computer.

The Power of Network.

Molecular Scale Electronics and Quantum Computing.

The Digital Big Bang, Quantum MEchanics, and the Cosmos.

Wearable Computers and Wireless Ubiquitous Computers.

The Planetary Computer.

PART IV: A RECIPE FOR SOLUTIONS.

4G Network.

Choosing Computer Technologies for 4G.

Solution of the Air-Interface for 4G.

The 4G Personal Communicator: Star Trek Technology 400 Years Early.

4G Portals: Wireless AOLs.

PART V: CASE STUDIES: FIXED WIRELESS, JAPAN, AND CHINA.

Broadband Fixed Wireless Access.

NTT DoCoMo—Crouching 4G Tiger;
Sony—Hidden Dragon.

Why China will Adopt 4G.

Conclusion.

Index.

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