Wireless Data Technologies Growth, Present and Future

Rakesh Kushwaha
mFormation Technologies Inc


Abstract

Wide area wireless data networking (WAN) technologies such as CDMA, GPRS and UMTS, along with local area wireless technologies (LAN) such as 802.11 and Bluetooth have proliferated the market with promise of providing data services over wireless medium. The presentation discusses how various technologies have embraced the Internet protocol to provide wireless packet based services. Some technology areas, such as location detection, killer data applications, performance/capacity planning, and device management are briefly discussed.