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Title: HaikuHaiku
Author: Neoku, Inc.
Abstract or Excerpt: Location-based server that allows posting of haiku so that if someone else is in the area, they can also post there.
Subjects: Cooperation, Handhelds, Location Sensitive Devices (LSD), Mobile Phones, Ubiquitous Computing, Wireless
Keywords: Palm Query Application (PQA), HaikuHaiku,
Chapter: Wireless Quilts


Title: HiuGO
Abstract or Excerpt: HiuGO is a mobile services provider to the events vertical, delivering a fully-hosted mobile media publishing solution to organisers, attendees, sponsors, and exhibitors.
Subjects: Handhelds, Mobile Phones, Ubiquitous Computing, Wireless
Chapter: Wireless Quilts


Title: Task Forces: A New Kind of Community?
Author: Dan Shafer
Publication: Online Community Report
Abstract or Excerpt: Groups or communities of distributed mobile people can coordinate their endeavours by using virtual wireless community platforms like Upoc.
Subjects: Activism, Cooperation, Handhelds, Mobile Phones, SMS, Wireless
Keywords: Task Force Communities (TFCs), Upoc, communities, convergence
Chapter: Smart Mobs and the Power of the Mobile Many


Title: The Resistance: A Wireless Demonstration
Author: Dan Shafer
Publication: Online Community Report
Abstract or Excerpt: Article briefly covers Sander Hicks, a leader during the U.S. presidential inaugural protests in Washington, D.C. in 2001. Quotes Hicks on the ease with which he was able to create a community of people (calling themselves "The Resistance") both in the field and online to gather and disseminate information.
Subjects: Activism, Cooperation, Mobile Phones, SMS, Wireless
Keywords: Sander Hicks, community, resistance, Upoc
Chapter: Smart Mobs and the Power of the Mobile Many


Title: An advert in your pocket
Author: Mark Ward
Publication: BBC News
Publication Date: 11/8/2000
Abstract or Excerpt: SMS advertiser ZagMe starting operations of location sensitive advertising at a mall in the UK. The technology sends text messages to the mobile devices of subscribers with short term, interest-targeted special offers for stores in the mall when the shoppers enter a "ZagZone" and send an SMS to ZagMe telling them they are ready to be pinged. British company Spotflash is starting trials of a system called ZagMe which sends messages to handsets about bargains at the shopping mall that people are visiting. Those signing up for the service will be rewarded with loyalty points they can cash in to pay for their phone bill, or for vouchers they can spend in participating stores.
Subjects: Emerging Technologies (ET), Location Sensitive Devices (LSD), Mobile Phones, SMS, Wireless
Keywords: ZagMe, Spotflash, mobile commerce
Chapter: Wireless Quilts


Title: Will instant messaging become instant spamming?
Author: Stefanie Olsen
Publication: CNET News.com
Publication Date: 2/16/2001
Abstract or Excerpt: Online marketers are combining the power of instant messaging with that of peer-to-peer networks such as Napster to create a new wave of Web advertising that some critics call more invasive than spam.
Subjects: Collective Computation, Cooperation, P2P, Privacy, Ubiquitous Computing
Keywords: marketing, instant messaging, networks, advertising, IM, networks, Napster
Chapter: Computation Nations and Swarm Supercomputers


Title: NetInformer's SEND-Now Pro
Author: NetInformer
Abstract or Excerpt: NetInformer's SEND-Now Pro is the industry leading wireless ASP that offers business and individuals sophisticated SMS services. Utilizing our world-class datacenter, SEND-Now Pro is capable of offering message delivery service to more than 150 countries worldwide. Our patent pending 2-Way Response Messaging service let's you instantly respond to customer SMS messages.
Subjects: Handhelds, Mobile Phones, SMS, Wireless
Keywords: mobile commerce, wireless messaging
Chapter: Wireless Quilts


Title: IM Wave
Abstract or Excerpt: imwave is creating automated "application-to-customer" instant messaging software that enables eCRM and eCommerce programs to directly communicate with customers over current and future instant messaging platforms. As instant messaging continues to develop into a mainstream communications channel, companies need new applications to enable them to take advantage of this instant messaging wave. imwave's applications will help companies increase revenues and profitability by closing sales typically abandoned in online shopping carts and by reducing the amount of customer service staff needed in call centers.
Subjects: Emerging Technologies (ET), Handhelds, Location Sensitive Devices (LSD), Mobile Phones, Wireless
Keywords: instant messaging, mobile commerce,
Chapter: Wireless Quilts


Title: MessageVine
Abstract or Excerpt: Makers of scalable, brandable IM servers that talk to a variety of wireless and wired clients. MessageVine is the leading worldwide provider of private-label Instant Messaging server products, delivering completely branded and customised carrier-scale wireless and wireline IM solutions to wireless carriers, telcos and ISPs. MessageVine's products, designed with open architecture that integrates with the full array of back-end systems, enable its customers to extend their brands and maintain constant communication with their subscribers.
Subjects: Emerging Technologies (ET), Handhelds, Mobile Phones, SMS, Wireless
Keywords: IM, Wireless Village, scalable, interoperable, SMS, WAP, i-mode
Chapter: Wireless Quilts


Title: Mobe.net
Abstract or Excerpt: Aimed at businesses, allows subscibers to send SMS to mobile phones and alpha-numeric pagers from email. Also, the other way around, people can SMS you, and it arrives in your email. Mobe.Net is a service that enables corporates to send SMS messages by email. By using the convenience of email it is very easy to integrate this functionality into existing systems without any additional software or training being necessary. Companies are able to communicate to employees, clients or prospective clients from immediate effect and have the ability to contact large numbers of people with one click!
Subjects: Mobile Phones, SMS, Wireless
Chapter: Wireless Quilts


Title: Philips and Sun Microsystems Collaborate in Building MPEG-4 Solutions for Broadband Streaming, Video-on-Demand and Mobile Wireless Markets
Author: Press Release
Publication: Yahoo! Finance
Publication Date: 3/19/2001
Abstract or Excerpt: Philips and Sun Micro have announced a collaborative agreement to work together on creating solutions for the MP4 streaming video market, combining Philips video encoder and Sun servers. The video will be IP streamable to desktops, video-on-demand, and wireless clients.
Subjects: Emerging Technologies (ET), Wireless
Keywords: Philips, Sun, MPEG-4, open standards, network, streaming multimedia, video
Chapter: Wireless Quilts


Title: No strings means big business
Author: Jerry Borrell
Publication: UPSIDE magazine
Publication Date: 2/17/2001
Abstract or Excerpt: Problems associated with installing the infrastructure needed for wirless communications in Europe.
Subjects: Emerging Technologies (ET), Handhelds, Japan, Location Sensitive Devices (LSD), Mobile Phones, SMS, Wireless
Keywords: 3G, infrastructure, i-mode, Nokia, text messaging, m-commerce, GPS, wearable devices, 4G terminals, Memory Stick, telephony
Chapter: Wireless Quilts


Title: Freever, Nextenso And Alcatel launch MobiChat - the first 'ready-to-go' service to combine mobile chat and localisation
Author: Press Release
Publication Date: 11/10/2000
Abstract or Excerpt: A unique new mobile communications service called MobiChat has been launched by the wireless value-added service developer Freever, and the Alcatel subsidiary Nextenso, who provide software for creating multi-device internet portals.
Subjects: Mobile Phones, Wireless
Keywords: Alcatel, Nextenso, Freever, MobiChat
Chapter: Wireless Quilts


Title: flyingdrum
Abstract or Excerpt: Web site to send SMS messages.
Subjects: Handhelds, Mobile Phones, SMS, Wireless
Chapter: Wireless Quilts


Title: Ad hoc networks ascend to the airwaves
Author: Patrick Mannion
Publication: EE Times
Publication Date: 2/26/2001
Abstract or Excerpt: Talks about the trials and tribulations of the implementation of IEEE-802.11b and Bluetooth. Ad hoc networking, as a holy grail of product manufacturers, where objects are able to talk to each other and share resources, is only slowly coming to pass. Bluetooth is still having major technological issues, although over 2000 vendors are going to be offering products. Other technologies are HomeRF, which made up more than 80% of the wireless home networking products sold in 2000, and other formats, such as orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM), which some vendors are trying to get the FCC to allow within the 2.45 Ghz band.
Subjects: Emerging Technologies (ET), Handhelds, Mobile Phones, Wireless
Keywords: ad hoc networks, Bluetooth, FCC, OFDM, 802.11b, interoperability
Chapter: Wireless Quilts


Title: Yakara Plc
Publication Date: 2/20/2001
Abstract or Excerpt: Founded in 1995, Yakara provides scalable solutions that deliver real business benefits to our customers. Its flagship product, m-groups, is the most scalable mobile community value-added-service available today for mobile carriers, virtual operators, Internet service providers and portals.
Subjects: Mobile Phones, P2P, Wireless
Keywords: mobile community, P2P communication, m-groups
Chapter: Wireless Quilts


Title: Invisible city
Author: Richard C. Morais
Publication: Forbes Global
Publication Date: 3/19/2001
Abstract or Excerpt: Wireless application creator, Digia, has and is creating a wide array of tools and toys to be used in Arabianranta - Helsinki's "Virtual Village" - where there is major funding to create a wireless village as an experimental lookout station for designing wireless lifestyles. The company has major backers, including hardware and backbone providers, and has plans to continue growth by coming up with new and novel ways of giving wireless users data and applications.
Subjects: Emerging Technologies (ET), Handhelds, Helsinki, Mobile Phones, SMS, Wireless
Keywords: Helsinki Virtual Village, Digia, Symbian mobile data platform, Pekka Sivonen
Chapter: Wireless Quilts


Title: Tangible Bits: Towards Seamless Interfaces between People, Bits and Atoms
Author: Hiroshi Ishii and Brygg Ullmer
Publication: Proceedings of Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '97), ACM, Atlanta, March 1997, pp. 234-241
Abstract or Excerpt: This paper presents our vision of Human Computer Interaction (HCI): "Tangible Bits." Tangible Bits allows users to "grasp & manipulate" bits in the center of users' attention by coupling the bits with everyday physical objects and architectural surfaces. Tangible Bits also enables users to be aware of background bits at the periphery of human perception using ambient display media such as light, sound, airflow, and water movement in an augmented space. The goal of Tangible Bits is to bridge the gaps between both cyberspace and the physical environment, as well as the foreground and background of human activities.
Keywords: tangible user interface, ambient media, graspable user interface, augmented reality, Tangible Bits, interactive surfaces, metaDESK, transBOARD, ambientROOM, Phicons, RFID
Chapter: The Era of Sentient Things


Title: Location-Based Computing: Wherever You Go, There You Are
Author: Kevin Werbach
Publication: Release 1.0 (Esther Dyson's Monthly Report), Volume 18, No. 6
Publication Date: 6/28/2000
Abstract or Excerpt: Computers have traditionally lacked the ability to influence and be influenced by the surrounding environment. With the growth of location-sensitive services and applications, the physical and the virtual are merging. Location-based computing is becoming real thanks to advances in mobile devices, wireless connectivity and position-detection technologies. In this issue, we examine several developments in this area, including mobile city guides; global positioning system (GPS) and wireless phone triangulation technologies; location-based e-commerce; and context-sensitive applications for cars, vending machines and elsewhere.
Subjects: Emerging Technologies (ET), Location Sensitive Devices (LSD), Mobile Phones, SMS, Ubiquitous Computing, Wireless
Keywords: pervasive computing, mobile commerce, E911, context sensitive technologies, wearable computing, smart card, m-commerce
Chapter: The Era of Sentient Things


Title: Wireless Phone and Palm Are United in Smartphone
Author: Walter S. Mossberg
Publication: Wall Street Journal
Publication Date: 3/8/2001
Abstract or Excerpt: The Kyocera Smartphone puts a Palm PDA into a cellphone, rather than the Palm/Visor, making an add-on to the PDA, or current generation cellphones using WAP-esque menus.
Subjects: Emerging Technologies (ET), Handhelds, Mobile Phones, Wireless
Keywords: Kyocera, PDA, Smartphone, Palm
Chapter: Wireless Quilts


Title: Technologists predict big things for Internet
Author: Dan Gillmor
Publication: San Jose Mercury News
Publication Date: 3/10/2001
Abstract or Excerpt: Technologists predicting what the future is going to be like.
Subjects: Emerging Technologies (ET), Ubiquitous Computing, Wireless
Keywords: Internet, Bob Metcalfe, virtual reality, Ray Kurzweil, Broadcast Video Internet, Entertainment Internet, Association for Computing Machinery, futurism, wearable computing, Martin F.H. Schuurmans, ambient intelligence
Chapter: Always-On Panopticon...or Cooperation Amplifier


Title: Philips Research and AVIR-partners demonstrate new technologies for personal TV
Author: Philips Research
Publication: Press Release
Publication Date: 9/1/2000
Abstract or Excerpt: Philips Research and its partners in the ESPRIT* project AVIR** have developed new technologies which increase the application potential of Personal TV.
Subjects: Emerging Technologies (ET), Ubiquitous Computing
Keywords: digital television, AVIR, automatic content analysis, Personal TV, MPEG-7, DVB-MHP, speech recognition
Chapter: The Era of Sentient Things


Title: The Reinvention of Privacy
Author: Toby Lester
Publication: The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 287, No. 3, page 27-39
Publication Date: 3/1/2001
Abstract or Excerpt: This article provides a short history of privacy issues, as well as an overview of today's players and issues.
Subjects: Privacy, Surveillance
Keywords: Digital Angel, smart cards, Privacy Foundation, Zero-Knowledge Systems, cryptography, micropayments
Chapter: Always-On Panopticon...or Cooperation Amplifier


Title: MIT Auto-ID Center
Author: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Abstract or Excerpt: The Auto-ID Center's mission is to merge the physical world with the information world - to bring bits and atoms together to form one seamless network, using the very latest advances in technologies including, electromagnetic identification, computer modelling, and networking. The Center is funded by forward-looking global businesses from many different industry sectors, all of which share a single vision of a smarter, brighter and less wasteful future. It is headquartered at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, one of the world's foremost scientific institutions.
Subjects: Emerging Technologies (ET), Location Sensitive Devices (LSD), Privacy, Ubiquitous Computing, Wireless
Keywords: Electronic Product Code, MIT, bar code, Universal Product Code (UPC)
Chapter: The Era of Sentient Things


Title: The Social Life of Routers: Applying Knowledge of Human Networks to the Design of Computer Networks
Author: Valdis Krebs
Publication: The Internet Protocol Journal, Cisco Publications
Publication Date: 12/1/2000
Abstract or Excerpt: We often forget that computer networks are put in place to support human networks -- person-to-person exchanges of information, knowledge, ideas, opinions, insights, and advice. This article looks at a technology that was developed to map and measure human networks -- social network analysis -- and applies some of its principles and algorithms to designing computer networks. And as we see more peer-to-peer (P2P) models of computer-based networks, the P2P metrics in human network analysis become even more applicable.
Subjects: P2P, Wireless
Keywords: social network analysis, routers, network, human networks
Chapter: Wireless Quilts


Title: Upoc Grabs $18 Million
Author: @NY Staff
Publication: @NY
Publication Date: 2/5/2001
Abstract or Excerpt: Online wireless play Upoc has closed an $18 million B round of funding, topping the $12 million it was seeking in September. Originally, Upoc was seeking a $12 million B round of funding, but the company received an additional $6 million as investors grew interested in ASP marketplace opportunities.
Subjects: Handhelds, Mobile Phones, Wireless
Keywords: Upoc, ASP
Chapter: Wireless Quilts


Title: $10 paper mobile phone to launch this year
Author: Linda Harrison
Publication: The Register
Publication Date: 1/19/2001
Abstract or Excerpt: US inventor plans to put a $10 disposable paper mobile phone on the market in the Q3 2001. It will be available as promotions, in vending machines, and in retail outlets. It is not aimed at business-folks, but rather plain folks. Also plans to put out paper laptops.
Subjects: Mobile Phones, Ubiquitous Computing, Wireless
Chapter: Wireless Quilts


Title: Science is all about networking
Author: Philip Ball
Publication: Nature
Publication Date: 1/12/2001
Abstract or Excerpt: Discusses how researcher Mark Newman has found that in general, there are apporxoamtely 6 degrees of separation in the publishing networks between scientitsts. This is based on research performed by psychologist Stanley Milgram in his 1967 work, for which John Guare's play, "Six Degrees of Separation" was named.
Subjects: Cooperation, Sociology, Wireless
Keywords: Six Degrees of Separation, scientific community, Mark Newman, Stanley Milgram, social network, Erd�s
Chapter: Wireless Quilts


Title: A cell phone that beats DSL: Why this changes everything
Author: David Coursey
Publication: ZDNet AnchorDesk
Publication Date: 4/12/2001
Abstract or Excerpt: Discusses how Sprint and Lucent have been testing 3G cell-phone connections that will have speeds of up to (2.4 mbps) greater that DSL, cable modem or T1. They plan to begin installation in 2002, with full implemetation by 2003. Also speaks about what the potential uses are for this technology.
Subjects: Emerging Technologies (ET), Handhelds, Mobile Phones, Wireless
Keywords: Sprint, Lucent
Chapter: Wireless Quilts


Title: Art with a message
Author: Sean Dodson
Publication: The Guardian
Publication Date: 4/19/2001
Abstract or Excerpt: New Media Artists are taking up SMS and other wireless technologies to see what they can say with them. They are also using SMS in art discussions, which allows shy members of the audience to join the conversation, and theater troupes to advertise their plays.
Subjects: Mobile Phones, SMS, Wireless
Keywords: art
Chapter: Wireless Quilts




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