REMINDER: Today at 6 pm — Please
We're all experts at using mobile devices. Many of us even know
how to write software for them. But do you know what is going on
"under the covers" in mobile phone technology, at carriers, and
in the standards development world?
Why won't the new iPad work in Australia? Why is international
roaming so difficult? What do developers need to know about
future networks? What interesting technology is on the horizon
that could contribute to new mobile experiences?
Rob Wilcox will give you a systems level view of wireless,
competing wireless standards, and wireless futures, free of the
marketing and jargon which can color the industry. He'll also
propose some long term trends, both social and technical, your
consideration in developing new use cases.
About the Speaker
Rob works in product research, product management, and program
management to successfully bring emerging technology into
everyday use. Interests include consumer technology, cleantech,
and wireless. Notable accomplishments include creating the first
international project on the security and reliability of
electronic voting with a public interest group of computer
scientists at PARC. As a result of that work, he has worked as
an analyst on elections planning in Africa and the former Soviet
What's Going on in Wireless?
Monday, April 23rd, 6pm
Doors open at 5:30
Urban Airship / Cloud Four
334 NW 11th Ave.
Portland, OR 97209
Thanks to our Sponsors
Thanks to Urban Airship [http://urbanairship.com] and Cloud
Four [http://cloudfour.com] for helping sponsor Mobile Portland
About Mobile Portland
Mobile Portland [http://mobileportland.com] is a non-profit
organization (yeah!) dedicated to educating, promoting and
supporting the mobile technology community in Portland, Oregon
and the surrounding areas. We gather on the fourth Monday of
every month for presentations, discussion and networking.