The Essential Guide to Wireless Communications Applications, 2/e

Andy Dornan

  • 出版商: Prentice Hall
  • 出版日期: 2002-05-16
  • 售價: $1,380
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$1,311
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 448
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 0130097187
  • ISBN-13: 9780130097187
  • 相關分類: 無線網路 Wireless-networks
  • 已過版



The #1 nontechnical guide to wireless: updated for the latest technologies and business realities.

  • #1 nontechnical guide to wireless technology!
  • Fully updated to reflect the newest wireless technologies and business realities
  • New coverage of 3.5G and 4G wireless systems, WLANs, and other key advances
  • Today's—and tomorrow's—most profitable mobile commerce applications introduced
  • Specific, up-to-the-minute wireless buying advice
  • New chapter on the health issues surrounding wireless
  • An ideal resource for decision makers; marketing, PR, and sales professionals; investors; and business consumers

Now, the #1 nontechnical guide to next-generation wireless applications has been fully updated for tomorrow's most important technologies—and today's most critical business realities. Network magazine editor Andy Dornan reviews every new wireless development that matters—from 3.5G networks to profitable m-commerce applications, WLANs to very-high-bandwidth wireless optics. You'll find detailed, up-to-the-minute coverage of:

  • The realities of wireless economics—including the most promising opportunities in tough markets
  • 3G systems and their limitations—and the promise of tomorrow's 3.5G and 4G technologies
  • Real-world, business-focused guidance on purchasing cell phones and service
  • State-of-the-art mobile commerce: including security, payment systems, and today's most innovative, successful applications
  • Leading mobile OS platforms: Blackberry, Pocket PC, Tablet PC, Palm, and beyond
  • WLANs: the next revolution in wireless Internet access?
  • Multimedia messaging, T-Rays, space-based Internet access, and other advanced technologies
  • Up-to-the-minute, objective assessment of the health issues surrounding wireless

Whether you're an investor, sales or marketing professional, manager, consultant, or consumer, Andy Dornan delivers all the information you need to identify your best wireless opportunities—and take advantage of them!

Table of Contents

1. The Wireless World.
2. Radio Spectrum.
3. Cellular Networks.
4. PCS Standards.
5. Third-Generation Standards.
6. Mobile Data Services.
7. M-Commerce.
8. Inside a Mobile Network.
9. Short-Range Wireless Networks.
10. Phones or Computers?
11. Fixed Wireless Technology.
12. Internet in Space.
13. Do Wireless Devices Fry Your Brain?