Building Wireless Into Construction
- Wireless data can make techs faster, more profitable. Mader, Robert P. // Contractor Magazine;Aug95, Vol. 42 Issue 8, p1
Reports on how wireless data transfer can make field technicians in construction projects work faster and become more profitable. Use of laptop computers and a wireless data link; Creation of software, hardware and data transmission systems specifically for the industry; Packet data technology;...
- Interoperable strategies. // Buildings;Sep97, Vol. 91 Issue 9, p46
Discusses the trends in fielding open-protocol control systems by leading building products and service providers. How LonMark and BACnet complements each other; Abilities to interconnect various vendors' products in either standard.
- The stand. Brown, Randy // Buildings;Sep96, Vol. 90 Issue 9, p24
Reports on the need for continuous improvement of communication systems in the construction industry. Significance of communication in industry; Importance of transcending present technology to meet changing needs.
- The age of interoperability. Watkins-Miller, Elaine // Buildings;Sep96, Vol. 90 Issue 9, p38
Focuses on the use of open communications protocol standards in construction automation systems. Software used in expanded exchange of data between two computers; Includes BACnet computer software; LonMark computer software.
- UWC. M.P.D. // Telecommunications - International Edition;Jun2000, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p17
Highlights the fourth annual Global Summit of the Universal Wireless Communications Consortium held from April 26-28, 2000. Attendees' preoccupation with defining business strategies for third generation (3G) services; Number of time division multiple access subscribers worldwide as of the end...
- So many decisions. Luna, Lynnette // Telephony;05/07/2001, Vol. 240 Issue 19, p18
Reports on the 2001 Universal Wireless Communications Consortium Global Summit. Theme of the event; Highlights of the summit; Its participants.
- WAP Forum predicts products for spring. Bruno, Antony // RCR;02/08/99, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p64
Details the Wireless Application Forum (WAP) meeting held in February 1999 in Dallas, Texas, focused on determining the vision of wireless communication systems industry in the United States for 2000 and the 21st century. Announcement of expanded membership; Introduction of formal...
- Learning Worldly Prepaid Lessons. Meyer, Thomas // Wireless Week;08/30/99, Vol. 5 Issue 35, p33
Discusses the status of prepaid services in the wireless communication industry of the United States (US). Primary areas that have affected the initial domestic acceptance of prepaid services; Problems that prevent the widespread domestic adoption of prepaid service; How US companies can...
- SDR Opens Up New Vistas. Blust, Stephen // Wireless Week;01/03/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p49
Stresses the potential of software-defined radio (SDR) technology in the wireless industry. How the technology works; Benefits of SDR-based handsets; Limitations of traditional radio technology.