Innovation drives the journey to 3G

Beale, John
February 2005
Portable Design;Feb2005, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p24
This article shares the author's insights on wireless communication systems. The author relates that although voice communications remains the most commonly used feature on wireless handsets, consumer demand and the growing availability of third-generation (3G) networks are leading designers down a new path toward the convergence of wireless and consumer electronics. The high-performance multimedia-enabled devices will take advantage of 3G networks, utilizing a powerful combination of voice communication and data-access features that offer the consumer unparalleled entertainment, seamless communication, and secure transactions on a single wireless device.


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