Attendance At Wireless Data University Indicates Interest in Wireless Technology Holds Strong, Despite Lagging Economy: Wireless Expert Andrew Seybold.Business Editors & High-Tech Writers
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Attendance at Outlook 4Mobility's recent Wireless Data University neared the 300 mark, suggesting that corporate interest in wireless data as a strategic element of the information system continues unabated, President Andrew M. Seybold said today.
Wireless Data University is a day-long tutorial on wireless communications wireless communications
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(2) (Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Association, Washington, DC, www.ctia.org, www.wow-com.com) A membership organization founded in 1984 that is involved with regulatory and public affairs issues in the wireless industry. ). Each session reviews the basics of wireless as well as the industry's most important emerging technological and marketing opportunities. The most recent session took place September 10 in San Diego San Diego (săn dēā`gō), city (1990 pop. 1,110,549), seat of San Diego co., S Calif., on San Diego Bay; inc. 1850. San Diego includes the unincorporated communities of La Jolla and Spring Valley. Coronado is across the bay. , prior to CTIA's Wireless IT Conference.
Faculty consists of Seybold, president of Andrew Seybold's Outlook 4Mobility and editor-in-chief of Forbes/Andrew Seybold's Wireless Outlook and associated enterprises; Barney Dewey, partner in Andrew Seybold Group LLC (Logical Link Control) See "LANs" under data link protocol.
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"We were impressed that attendance continues at a high level despite a lagging economy, reflecting what we believe is a broad business community intent to take advantage of the opportunities inherent to wireless technology," Seybold said. "We are not indiscriminate advocates and we present the facts with no holds barred. Our tutorial participants leave with a thorough grounding in what is, what isn't, what's coming and what they can do about it.
"We further believe that the disastrous events of September 11 can only heighten the importance of wireless in the communications mix, since communications are fundamental not only to convenience and efficiency in business but also to safety and security for us all."
Wireless Data University is comprised of two distinct segments, with three morning tracks and afternoon panel discussions.
Morning tracks consisted of "The Basics of Wireless Data Communications data communications, application of telecommunications technology to the problem of transmitting data, especially to, from, or between computers. In popular usage, it is said that data communications make it possible for one computer to "talk" with another. ," presented by Seybold; "Stop Cutting Your Own Throat: How to Really Make Money in Wireless Data," presented by Alan Reiter; and "Wireless Networks, Applications and Services," presented by Barney Dewey.
Afternoon panels included "Wireless IT Solutions in a Large Enterprise," moderated by Seybold; "Wireless Entertainment: Even More of a Sure-Fire Moneymaker," moderated by Reiter; and "Wireless Stimulants Stimulants
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ABOUT ANDREW SEYBOLD
Andrew Seybold has spent more than two decades analyzing, editorializing and consulting in the computing and communications industries. Author of several books that explore the technologies, he is president of Andrew Seybold's Outlook, Inc. a publishing and conferences firm devoted to mobile data communications, as well as the senior partner in Andrew Seybold Group, LLC. He is also editor-in-chief of Forbes/Andrew Seybold's Wireless Outlook, a monthly investment advisory newsletter published jointly by Forbes and Andrew Seybold's Outlook. Andrew is founder and permanent board member of the Portable Computer and Communication Association.
ABOUT ALAN REITER
Alan Reiter has been forecasting changes in the mobile communication and wireless computing industries for more than 20 years. He is president of Wireless Internet & Mobile Computing, a consulting practice that also includes a weekly e-mail newsletter, weekly e-mail updates, and corporate tutorials and conferences. Previously, Reiter established the first wireless computing newsletter, the first wireless computing conference, the first cellular conference and helped to create the first cellular industry magazine.
ABOUT BARNEY DEWEY
Barney Dewey is a partner/consultant in the Andrew Seybold Group, LLC and a contributing editor to Forbes/Andrew Seybold's Wireless Outlook. His technology marketing experience includes a senior position in Apple Computer's new business development group, where he devised product strategy and planning for new computing and communications products. Dewey also spent 10 years at Motorola, where he designed and implemented large-scale wireless communications systems.
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Founded in 1993 as an independent event, WDU has since 1996 been held in conjunction with CTIA events and is now included as part of the official CTIA conference schedule. WDU also presents programs independently of CTIA. For further information on Wireless Data University and related publishing activities and conference events, contact Rosalee Millet millet, common name for several species of grasses cultivated mainly for cereals in the Eastern Hemisphere and for forage and hay in North America. The principal varieties are the foxtail, pearl, and barnyard millets and the proso millet, called also broomcorn millet at Andrew Seybold's Outlook, 980-A University Avenue, Los Gatos CA 95032; tel 408/354-7900; email, firstname.lastname@example.org; or visit the Web site: www.wirelessu.com.