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        ACM SIGMOBILE E-Mail Newsletter
                 for May/2005
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Latest News and Articles:

German Hospital uses RFID for Patient Identification (Computerworld) 
http://www.computerworld.com/mobiletopics/mobile/story/0,10801,101901,00.html

GPRS is Favorite Technology to Read Utility Meters (Nordic Wireless Watch) 
http://www.nordicwirelesswatch.com/wireless/story.html?story_id=4266

Kddi Selects Opera Internet Browser for New 3G Handsets (Forbes) 
http://www.forbes.com/technology/wireless/feeds/wireless/2005/05/26/
wirelessm2c_2005_05_26_tww_0000-0250-tww_200505261200521.html

Young Mobile Users Most Interested in Music - Survey (Reuters)
http://www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=technologyNews&storyID=8619408

Getting R&D Back on Track (ChiefExecutive)
http://www.chiefexecutive.net/depts/thoughtleader/208a.htm

Mobile Games Industry Worth US$ 11.2 Billion by 2010 (3G) 
http://www.3g.co.uk/PR/May2005/1459.htm

Nanotech Will Bring the World to Its Ears (eWeek) 
http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1759,1819947,00.asp

Fixed-Mobile Non-voice Services Provide Significant Opportunities
(Nordic Wireless Watch) 
http://www.nordicwirelesswatch.com/wireless/story.html?story_id=4263

Sprint, Microsoft Team on Wireless Location Service  (Computerworld) 
http://www.computerworld.com/mobiletopics/mobile/story/0,10801,101737,00.html

W3C Launches Mobile Web Initiative (WirelessIQ) 
http://www.wirelessiq.com/content/topstories/604.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.

MobiSys 2005
The Third International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications and
Services
June 6-8, 2005
Seattle, USA
http://www.sigmobile.org/mobisys/2005

NOSSDAV 2005
The Fifteenth Annual International Workshop on Network and Operating
Systems Support for Digital Audio and Video
June 12-14, 2005
Skamania, Washington, USA
http://www.nossdav.org/2005/

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:

Wireless Developers Use Diverse Toolset (ADTmag)
http://www.adtmag.com/article.asp?id=11072

Turn Your J2ME Mobile Devices into Web Service Clients (DevX)
http://www.devx.com/wireless/Article/28046

Nokia's Linux Pledge (InternetNews)
http://www.internetnews.com/dev-news/article.php/3508146

Microsoft touts real-time location service (CNet)
http://news.com.com/Microsoft+touts+real-time+location+service/
2100-1039_3-5709298.html




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