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The April 3, 2005 Issue Provided by System Dynamics Inc.
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Our Fifth Anniversary: Looking Back, Looking Forward
In 2000, Home RF was a contender for the home wireless networking standard. In 2000, it was unclear whether the basis for wireless home networking would be HomeRF or the standard being supported by WECA, which is Wi-Fi.
Archos PMA 400 Portable Media Assistant The Archos PMA 400 Portable Media Assistant is a portable entertainment/Internet device.
Wi-Fi enabled cities like St. Cloud signal a move toward personal broadband St. Cloud Cyber Spot sign in front of City Hall. Wi-Fi zones and cities are the beginning of the move toward personal broadband.
802.11n is the first wireless technology which provide whole home netwokring. 802.11n is the third generation of Wi-Fi. It is the first wireless technology that may itself provide both sufficient bandwidth and range for whole home networking. This one is the Belkin Pre-N Router with three MIMO antennas.
Wi-Fi equipped Kodak EasyShare-One Camera The Kodak EasyShare-One Camera is equipped with Wi-Fi. Using the internet, the camera can wirelessly send your pictures to Ofoto.com, now known as the Kodak EasyShare Gallery service. (Pholo credit Kodak)
The Aireo is a Wi-Fi connected MP3 player. The SoniqCast Aireo is an MP3 player with a built-in Wi-Fi network adapter, so it can ’sync’ music from your PC to the player. It includes a WiFi ‘HotSpot’ finder utility on-board. (Photo credit: SoniqCast)
The Motorola MPx is a mobile phone, PDA, email and Internet device with Wi-Fi and more. The Motorola MPx is a mobile phone, PDA, email and Internet device with Wi-Fi and more. It is designed for people who need to be in touch by multiple means, wherever they are. (Photo credit: Motorola)
The Sony Playstation Portable is an example of the new Wi-Fi connected mobile devices The Sony Playstation Portable is an example of the new Wi-Fi connected mobile devices. It can play games, music and movies when and where you want. (Photo credit: Sony)
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Fiber Update
Kim Kersey of JEA showing gateway for fiber to the home in Jackson, TN Kim Kersey of JEA showing gateway for fiber to the home in Jackson, TN. Kersey has been an activist is bringing customer focused solutions to his community.
FOCUS tries to build awarness of fiber communities and their benefits FOCUS tries to build awarness of fiber communities and their benefits. Its members are comprised of both fibered communities and vendors to that market.
A Florida development where fiber to the home is one of the amenities. Amelia Park is an example of a Florida community that has implemented their own fiber communications network.
The UTOPIA consortiium has 14 member cities. UTOPIA is a consortium of 14 Utah cities that are deploying and operating a fiber optic network to every business and household.
Photos ©2005 System Dynamics Inc.