An insider's guide to the exciting future of telecommunications
The last great telecommunications revolution brought us fiber optics, mobile phones, videoconferencing, and a host of other innovations that improved life and business and connected individuals in ways never imagined. Now emerging technologies such as Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), radio frequency identification (RFID), wireless networks, and Web videoconferencing are poised to become tremendous, society-altering forces.
Telecosmos: The Next Great Telecom Revolution offers a fascinating preview of the exciting new telecom technologies currently under development and the impact they will have across a broad range of industries, from medicine to data storage, security to energy, transportation to communication. Engagingly written by one of the nation's most prolific authors on the subject of technology, the book gives you firsthand information and predictions from the movers and shakers in the telecom industry. The book covers hundreds of innovative telecom concepts that will become available to businesses and consumers in the years to come, including: •Cognitive software •Wearable computers
•Chip implants •Tele-medicine
•Smart roads •Vehicular telematics
•Home automation •Speech-controlled prosthetics
Telecosmos is both an informative and fascinating read for technical professionals, business managers, and potential investors looking to explore up-and-coming business opportunities, and offers an important resource for managers who want to be prepared for the next great telecommunications revolution.
About the Author
JOHN EDWARDS is a professional writer who specializes in writing about computers, networks, mobile devices, biotechnology, and related topics for a wide range of publications, corporations, research firms, and trade organizations. His work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Newsday, CIO, CFO, Men's Health, American Way, Oracle Magazine, Electronic Business, Upside, Wireless Week, Laptop Magazine, and PC Magazine. The author of several books, including The Law Office Guide to Small Computers, Mr. Edwards has also written articles and white papers for such prestigious organizations as the Economist Intelligence Unit, the IEEE Computer Society, the National Association of Broadcasters, and PricewaterhouseCoopers.