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Alan Weissberger Wireless

TiECon 2010 Wireless Sessions: Mobile Apps and Advertising

Abstract: In this second TiECon 2010 article, we review the two other Wireless panel sessions that covered a variety of topics very germane to the mobile consumer market. The main themes were: mobile apps, mobile advertising, metrics to measure usage, Location Based Services (LBS), and the real time web. We report on thesse and related […]

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Alan Weissberger Wireless

New apps and smart phones to drive demand for 4G mobile networks

We now believe that smart phones and "all-in-one" gadgets will drive the need for more bandwidth and QOS and accelerate mobile network movement to 3.5G (EVDO, HSPA, mobile WiMAX, etc) and 4G (LTE and Advanced WiMAX- IEEE 802.16m). UK research firm Mobile Squared reports that Apple to hit 1 billion app downloads on April 23rd!  Please see: […]

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Alan Weissberger Wireless

IEEE ComSoc-SCV Workshop: Location Based Technologies and Services

Summary of Location Based Technologies and Services Workshop [June 19, 2008, Crown Plaza Hotel, San Francisco International Airport]  Alan J. Weissberger IEEE ComSoc- SCV Secretary and Program Chair Backgrounder:   Yankee Group tele-briefing report on Location Based Services and Technologies: http://viodi.com/2008/06/13/location-based-services-and-technologies/ Speaker Remarks 1. Dave Reid, Director of Business Development, SiRF Technology Inc. http://sirf.com/   The […]

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Market for Location Based Services and Technologies

Note:  IEEE ComSoc SCV had a great workshop on this topic June 19th at the SFO Crown Plaza Hotel.  The workshop summary report appears elsewhere on viodi.com. The following notes are a transcription from a Yankee Group LBS telebriefing I attended June 12, 2008: Location Based Services (LBS):  The Final Destination • Navigation is a great first […]