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Mobile Computing in
Society

Jared Sutherland

CIS 497

http://cis.ksu.edu/~jms9993

Overview


What is Mobile Computing?


What are the advantages?


What are the disadvantages?


What is in store for the future?


What is Mobile Computing?


Mobile Computing:



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ability to use technology to wirelessly

connect to and use centrally located

information and/or application software

through the application of small,

portable, and wireless computing and

communication devices

Examples of Mobile Computing


Laptop


Cell Phone


PDA


GPS


IPOD


Mobile Computing in Society


What the advantages are



-

Laptops



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Cell Phones



-

PDA



-

GPS Navigation



What the disadvantages are



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Security



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Cell Phones



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Navigation





Advantages


Laptops


Information on
-
the
-
go


Education


Wireless Office


Cell Phones


Economical


Safer Way to Travel


Not having to find a pay phone other way to
communicate when away from your land line


Number of Cell Phones in US 93
-
02

Advantages


PDA


Medical



-
Less Error (drug interactions, double dose)



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Medical



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Handwritten records thing of the past



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Real Time Charts for Doctors and Nurses


Windows Operating System / Apps



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Spread Sheet, Word Processor



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Media Player

Advantages



GPS



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OnStar


Locate stolen vehicles


Emergency situations like locked keys in car


Service is available to approximately 1 million
cars on the road





Disadvantages


Cell Phones



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Unsafe Driving



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Lack of Etiquette



Security



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Rogue Wireless Networks



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Personal Theft



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WEP easy to crack



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Bluetooth Hacks




GPS Navigation



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Vehicle Tracking for Companies


WEP Cracking Video



WEP Cracking Video

Future of Mobile Computing


Devices will integrate each others
technology


Examples:



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PDA Cell Phone



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Cell Phones working with WLAN’s



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Cell Phones with MP3 players



Wired devices thing of the past


Land lines


Questions?




Thank You