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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.


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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.
   http://www.sigmobile.org/mobicom/2005/

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)
   http://www.sigmobile.org/mobisys/2006/

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)
   http://www.sigmobile.org/mobihoc/2006/


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International Media Coverage of MobiSys 2005:

UCSD Researchers Test Wireless Technologies in Simulated Medical Disaster
Response Drill (BBW Exchange) (USA)
http://www.bbwexchange.com/publications/newswires/page546-2252944.asp

Research Shows Bluetooth Can be Hacked in Milliseconds
(ITNews) (Australia)
http://www.itnews.com.au/newsstory.aspx?CIaNID=19077

Les Tiliphones Bluetooth en Danger
(Silicon.fr) (France)
http://www.silicon.fr/getarticle.asp?ID=10166

    ** For more MobiSys2005 international media coverage see:
    http://www.sigmobile.org/mobisys/2005/media.html


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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?
http://www.acmqueue.com/modules.php?name=Content&pa=showpage&pid=301

Mobile Applications Get Real (ACM Queue)
Yes, you can do actual work on a PDA.
http://www.acmqueue.com/modules.php?name=Content&pa=showpage&pid=300

Technology Trends Now Shaping the Future (Futurist)
http://www.acm.org/technews/articles/2005-7/0617f.html#item17

Cellphones Take Up Driver Attention, Study Finds (Reuters)
http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/nm/20050621/tc_nm/
health_cellphones_dc

Finland's Mobile Licensing to Set Trend in Europe (Reuters)
http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/nm/20050614/tc_nm/
tech_wireless_europe_dc

Lack Of Interest When It Comes To Advanced Mobile Phone Features (3G.co.uk)
http://www.3g.co.uk/PR/June2005/1651.htm

Research Shows Business Grows More Mobile (Morning News Online)
http://www.morningnewsonline.com/servlet/Satellite?pagename=
FMN%2FMGArticle%2FFMN_BasicArticle&c=MGArticle&cid=1031783506004

Western Europe: Mobile And VoIP Replacing Traditional Voice Service
(InformationWeek)
http://informationweek.com/story/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=164901787

Trials Show Seamless 3G/Wi-Fi Handoff (InformationWeek)
http://informationweek.com/story/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=164901785

Google Zeros In On Mobile Web (InformationWeek)
http://informationweek.com/story/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=164900356

Wireless Broadband to Outgrow Overall Broadband Market by Three Times,
Predicts IDC (ComputerWorld Australia)
http://www.computerworld.com.au/index.php/id;682966583

U.S. Lags in Effort to Create Animal ID System (ComputerWorld)
http://www.computerworld.com/mobiletopics/mobile/technology/story/
0,10801,102754,00.html


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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
http://www.mbusiness2005.org/

MobiQuitous 2005
The Second Annual International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems 
July 17-21, 2005
San Diego, California, USA
http://www.mobiquitous.org/

WiMob 2005
IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking 
and Communications 
August 22-24, 2005
Montreal, Canada
http://www.congresbcu.com/wimob2005/

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

MobiCom 2005
The Eleventh Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and
Networking
28 August-2 September 2005
Cologne, Germany
http://www.sigmobile.org/mobicom/2005/

MobileHCI 2005
The Seventh International Conference on Human Computer Interaction with
Mobile Devices and Services
September 19-22, 2005
Salzburg, Austria
http://mobilehci.icts.sbg.ac.at/

SenSys 2005
The Third ACM Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems
2-4 November 2005
San Diego, California, USA
http://sensys.csail.mit.edu/

DySPAN 2005
First IEEE International Symposium on New Frontiers in Dynamic Spectrum
Access Networks
November 8-11, 2005
Baltimore Harbor, Maryland, USA
http://www.ieee-dyspan.com/


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Latest Developer Headlines:

Connectivity Enhancements Fuel Excitement (DevX)
http://www.devx.com/opinion/Article/28341

10 Top Tips For Mobile Security (InformationWeek)
http://informationweek.com/story/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=164901799

Creating Voice Applications Using VoiceXML and the IBM Voice Toolkit
(DevX)
http://www.devx.com/wireless/Article/28186

Java Spec Promises Better Mobile Experience (JavaWorld)
JSR 232 features management capabilities allowing operators to send software
updates to phones
http://www.javaworld.com/javaworld/jw-06-2005/jw-0627-iw-mobile.html





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