The paper "A Device That Integrates Multiple Wireless Technologies" is a wonderful example of a report on design and technology. The dawn of mobile phones has undoubtedly transformed social and business interactions considering that access to the internet no longer relies on the wired system since it can be achieved through an internet-enabled mobile device ubiquitously as long as there mobile access point. These access points commonly referred to as hot spots can be accessed in public buildings such as educational institutions hotels and airports. Furthermore, scores of wireless networks are continually being installed in private homes and commercial buildings.
Given that mobile access to wireless networks is increasing, the private and public space demarcation has been redefined. Mobiles phones have turned out to be very crucial part of our day-to-day life. The present-day development is attributed to a number of generations. The objective of this piece is to demonstrate how a mobile phone is a device that integrates multiple wireless technologies. 1.0 Introduction Wireless technologies can be characterized by a number of factors such as the transmission speeds supported, frequencies range where the network operates, and underlying mechanism for transmissions like code division multiple access (CDMA), frequency division multiple access (FDMA) or time division multiple access (TDMA).
Another factor is the architectural implementation, like mobile, fixed, or in-building. Besides that, CDMA, TDMA, Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) and other mobile wireless technologies are distinguished by diverse factors, such as handoff mechanisms, frequency reuse and network topology, coding algorithms, and many others. As pointed out by Yan and Shi (2013), Smartphones have turned out to be more powerful with richer entertainment functions, larger storage capabilities, reinforced processors, and improved communication techniques.
Wireless technologies such as Bluetooth are some of the new features added to smartphones. The Bluetooth technology has transformed how people utilize digital devices at the office or home. Thanks to this technology, by Yan and Shi (2013) posits that the traditional wired mobile devices have been transferred to wireless devices. Through one link, wireless technologies have made it possible for mobile users to communicate with almost seven other mobile phones simultaneously. Wireless technologies have enabled mobile phone users to realize the Smart Living concept since they can control home heating and cooling system, lighting, air conditioning, as well as service robots through their mobile phones. 2.0 Body 2.1 Mobile and wireless technologies As mentioned by Taniar (2008), wireless and mobile systems are based on computing and mobility.
In this case, mobile computing can be described as the user’ s continuous accessibility while wireless connotes a means of communication with no wires. Malladi and Agrawal (2002) posit that wireless and mobile technologies have improved significantly; thus, wireless devices have been made remarkably affordable and convenient.
In the modern-day world, wireless networking has become suitable for situations where physical media installation is considered unfeasible, and that needs on-the-spot information accessibility. Thanks to wireless technologies, it has become possible for mobile users to access both data and voice. Some years ago, workers used to walk around with many binders of documentation, which could not be updated. However, this has changed because of wireless technologies since it is possible to connect a mobile phone via a wireless network to a local-area network (LAN) at the workplace.
Similarly, sales personnel can stay in touch with consumers with regard to services and products, status updates, placed orders, as well as inventory through mobile phones. Clearly, wireless technology has enabled people to access a multiple- listing database. At many universities, students can access notes and e-books through their mobile phones by connecting wirelessly to the university’ s information database. In addition, people can gather information about flight schedules, ticketing as well as luggage through their mobile phones. 2.2 Benefits and risks