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        ACM SIGMOBILE E-Mail Newsletter
                 for Jun/2005
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SIG Announcements:

SIGMOBILE completed its elections successfully.
The new officers are
 Chair: David B. Johnson (Rice University) - 57.64%
 Vice Chair:  Jason K. Redi (BBN Technologies)- 50.69%
 Treasurer: Tracy Camp (Colorado School of Mines) - 56.25%
 Secretary: Chiara Petrioli (Universitàegli Studi di Roma La Sapienza) - 54.17%

Their term begins on July 1, 2005 and ends on June 30, 2007.


SIGMOBILE's International presence:

MobiCom 2005 will be held in Cologne, Germany, August 28 - September 2, 2005
   Please join us - you can meet the new officers and participate in
   SIGMOBILE's annual meeting.

MobiSys 2006 will be held in Uppsala, Sweden, June 19-22, 2006
   General Co-Chairs: Per Gunningberg &
                      Lars-Ã…e Larzon
   Program Co-Chairs: Nigel Davis (University of Lancaster) &
                      M. Satyanarayanan (CMU)

MobiHoc 2006 will be held in Florence, Italy, May 22-25
   General Chair: Sergio Palazzo
   Program Co-Chairs: Marco Conti (IIT-CNR) &
                      Raghupathy Sivakumar (Georgia Institute of Technology)


International Media Coverage of MobiSys 2005:

UCSD Researchers Test Wireless Technologies in Simulated Medical Disaster
Response Drill (BBW Exchange) (USA)

Research Shows Bluetooth Can be Hacked in Milliseconds
(ITNews) (Australia)

Les Tiliphones Bluetooth en Danger
( (France)

    ** For more MobiSys2005 international media coverage see:

Other Latest News and Articles:

Enterprise-Grade Wireless (ACM Queue)
Wireless technology has come a long way, but is it robust enough for
today's enterprise?

Mobile Applications Get Real (ACM Queue)
Yes, you can do actual work on a PDA.

Technology Trends Now Shaping the Future (Futurist)

Cellphones Take Up Driver Attention, Study Finds (Reuters)

Finland's Mobile Licensing to Set Trend in Europe (Reuters)

Lack Of Interest When It Comes To Advanced Mobile Phone Features (

Research Shows Business Grows More Mobile (Morning News Online)

Western Europe: Mobile And VoIP Replacing Traditional Voice Service

Trials Show Seamless 3G/Wi-Fi Handoff (InformationWeek)

Google Zeros In On Mobile Web (InformationWeek)

Wireless Broadband to Outgrow Overall Broadband Market by Three Times,
Predicts IDC (ComputerWorld Australia);682966583

U.S. Lags in Effort to Create Animal ID System (ComputerWorld)


Upcoming Conferences and Events endorsed by SIGMOBILE:

** SIGMOBILE members get the same low registration fee as
** members of the organization which is sponsoring the event.

m-Business 2005
The Fourth International Conference on Mobile Business
July 11-13, 2005
Sydney, Australia

MobiQuitous 2005
The Second Annual International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems 
July 17-21, 2005
San Diego, California, USA

WiMob 2005
IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking 
and Communications 
August 22-24, 2005
Montreal, Canada

QShine 2005
The Second International Conference on Quality of Service in
Heterogeneous Wired/Wireless Networks
August 22-24, 2005
Orlando, Florida, USA

MobiCom 2005
The Eleventh Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and
28 August-2 September 2005
Cologne, Germany

MobileHCI 2005
The Seventh International Conference on Human Computer Interaction with
Mobile Devices and Services
September 19-22, 2005
Salzburg, Austria

SenSys 2005
The Third ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems
2-4 November 2005
San Diego, California, USA

DySPAN 2005
First IEEE International Symposium on New Frontiers in Dynamic Spectrum
Access Networks
November 8-11, 2005
Baltimore Harbor, Maryland, USA


Latest Developer Headlines:

Connectivity Enhancements Fuel Excitement (DevX)

10 Top Tips For Mobile Security (InformationWeek)

Creating Voice Applications Using VoiceXML and the IBM Voice Toolkit

Java Spec Promises Better Mobile Experience (JavaWorld)
JSR 232 features management capabilities allowing operators to send software
updates to phones

The ACM Special Interest Group on Mobility of Systems, Users, Data and Computing