Wireless Internet Crash Course

Roman Kikta, Al Fisher, Michael Courtney

  • 出版商: McGraw-Hill Professional
  • 出版日期: 2001-11-14
  • 定價: USD $42.00
  • 售價: $1,150
  • 貴賓價: 9.8$1,127
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 350
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 0071382127
  • ISBN-13: 9780071382120

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CUT THROUGH THE HYPE! INDUSTRY INSIDERS COMPARE AND CONTRAST WIRELESS INTERNET TECHNOLOGIES AND MAKE SENSE OF IT ALL

Need to know how i-mode stacks up against SMS or WAP? Or the inside scoop on Bluetooth? Confused about XML and WML? Making sound dollars-and-cents business decisions about wireless internet technologies just got a lot easier! In Wireless Internet Crash Course each of the competing technologies is put under a microscope and dissected feature by feature so you know all their respective strengths and weaknesses, distinguishing characteristics, and which can best meet your companys needs.

The hard-to-get, detailed marketing analysis found in this plain-English, no-nonsense resource gives you the power to evaluate, decide, and lead in a field that moves at the speed of light and where a wrong decision can cost your company millions of dollars.

An indispensable companion for wireless telecom managers, developers, network managers, engineers, technicians, sales and marketing personnel, and savvy investors, and required reading for any industry executive competing in the mobile applications arena, Wireless Internet Crash Course is your best guide through the confusing maze of wireless internet technologies.

LOOK INSIDE FOR . . .


* The comparative strengths and weaknesses of SMS, i-mode, WAP, Bluetooth, and other wireless internet technologies
* An analysis of existing and potential wireless internet markets with a focus on where the real money is and will be in the future
* Detailed coverage of interoperability issues
* The inside scoop on mobile application development languages, including XML, c-HTML, WML
* 2.5G and 3G solutions and requirements
* Real world business models

           

     Foreword
     Preface
     Acknowledgments
   PART ONE: HISTORY OF MODERN COMMUNICATIONS
    Chapter 1: First Voice Communications
    Chapter 2: Cellular, True Mobility for the Masses
    Chapter 3: Computing Power in Mobile Communications
    Chapter 4: The Internet, A New Idea
    Chapter 5: What About the Wireless Internet?
    Chapter 6: Wireless Communications Devices
    Chapter 7: Trends in Next-Generation Mobile Communications
    Chapter 8: Terminal Technologies
    Chapter 9: Infrastructure Challenges
   PART TWO: DRIVING TECHNOLOGIES: COMPETING AND COMPLEMENTARY
    Chapter 1: Cellular and PCS-Based Technologies
    Chapter 2: Cellular Data Modem Technologies
    Chapter 3: Application Programming Languages and Protocols
    Chapter 4: PDA and Pocket PC Technologies
    Chapter 5: Proprietary Networks
    Chapter 6: Wireless LANs and Personal Area Networks
    Chapter 7: Infrastructure Protocols and Applications
   PART THREE: THE WIRELESS INTERNET MARKET
    Chapter 1: Internet and Broadband
    Chapter 2: Wireless Subscribers and Internet Growth
    Chapter 3: Computer Sales
    Chapter 4: Voice Interaction: Linking the Web by Voice
    Chapter 5: Market Case Studies
    Chapter 6: The New Generation of Customers
    Chapter 7: In a Nut Shell...
   PART FOUR: WIRELESS INTERNET APPLICATIONS, SERVICES, AND ACCESS-ENABLED SOLUTIONS
    Chapter 1: Access versus Applications
    Chapter 2: Mobility Value
    Chapter 3: Adding Vision to Voice
    Chapter 4: Emerging Devices
    Chapter 5: Mobile Portals
    Chapter 6: Messaging--The First Wireless Internet Application
    Chapter 7: Personalization
    Chapter 8: Content Delivery
    Chapter 9: Personalized Communications
   PART FIVE: BILLING AND SECURITY ISSUES
    Chapter 1: Metcalfes Law in Reverse
    Chapter 2: Who Can I Connect With?
    Chapter 3: Universal Messaging--Have It Your Way
    Chapter 4: OK, Now Whos Going to Pay for All This?
    Chapter 5: M-Commerce--Security Pays Off
    Chapter 6: Protecting Content
    Chapter 7: A Final Word
   PART SIX: COMMUNICATION PAST AND FUTURE
    Chapter 1: Service Providers of the Future
    Chapter 2: Services Complement Voice
    Chapter 3: 4G Systems--Stay Tuned for 3D!
    Chapter 4: Context-Sensitive and User-Aware
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