Exploring the technologies, applications, business opportunities, and political controversies associated with the personal communications industry, this new book describes how spread spectrum radio has evolved into one of the most popular commercial technologies, and presents the overall view both of today's state of the art and of future advances.
Silicon Radios. The Politics of Radio. The Mysteries of Spread Spectrum. Digital Radio Networks. Mobile Data Networks. Personal Communication Services. The Wireless Enterprise. PDAs, Personal Communicators, and Mobile Companions. Mobile Satellite Service. Where Am I? Smart Cars, Smart Roads. Interactive Television and Beyond. Why Personal Communications Will Succeed. Directory of Companies and Organizations Mentioned in this Report.