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The 2007 International Conference on Next Generation Mobile Applications, Services and Technologies (NGMAST 2007)

12-14 Sept. 2007

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  • The 2007 International Conference on Next Generation Mobile Applications, Services and Technologies - Cover

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): c1
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  • The 2007 International Conference on Next Generation Mobile Applications, Services and Technologies - Title

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):i - iii
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  • The 2007 International Conference on Next Generation Mobile Applications, Services and Technologies - Table of contents

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):v - viii
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  • Message from the Organizing Committee

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): ix
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  • NGMAST 2007 Committees

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): xi
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  • 1st Broadband Wireless Access Workshop Committees

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): xvi
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  • NGMAST 2007 Sponsors

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s): xvii
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  • Lean and active virtual meetings

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):3 - 8
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    Virtual meetings - real-time collaboration between people in separate locations - can be greatly enhanced by centering on the mobile phone, a device many people carry with them everywhere. The concept Lean and active virtual meetings has been developed to resolve many of the problems and issues faced by users of today's virtual meeting technology. Such issues include cumbersome login procedures an... View full abstract»

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  • Vibration Soccer: Tactile Rendering of Football Game on Mobiles

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):9 - 13
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    Vibrotactile sensations to sight and sound cues on mobile handsets make content more realistic, fun and operation more intuitive. In this paper, we propose a new method of rendering live football game on mobile phones by vibration, which offers the better and more entertaining user communications and/or interaction by focusing on the vibrotactile functionality of the mobile. The mobile phone is "s... View full abstract»

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  • SocialButton - Mobile Technology Enhancing Social Interaction

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):14 - 18
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    We are exploring the use of small displays as an instrument to enhance social communication. Our focus is on encouraging communication between strangers by revealing the existence of common friends. In the following we present the concept of the SocialButton, a wearable mobile device which displays aspects of friend-of-a-friend networks. A group study has provided us with an initial understanding ... View full abstract»

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  • Technological and Cultural aspects of the use of Mobile Marketing Evidence from Cyprus

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):19 - 28
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    Mobile marketing (M-marketing) has recently started to emerge as a potential marketing communication tool. Handheld or mobile devices - one of the most promising related technologies - are increasingly used as powerful promotional techniques. It can be argued that enhanced communication and information delivery, enabled by mobile technologies, have facilitated the work of marketers and businessmen... View full abstract»

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  • Corporate Convergence with the 3GPP IP Multimedia Subsystem

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):29 - 35
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    The future of communications is not only about new and "fancy" services, it also implies the improvement and simplification of day-by-day user experience. In today's mobile networks, there are neither products nor standardized solutions to achieve a functional integration and mobility between a corporate private branch exchange (PBX) based network and a public IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) network... View full abstract»

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  • Towards a User-Centric and Quality-Aware Multimedia Service Delivery Implementation on IP Multimedia Subsystem

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):36 - 42
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    IP multimedia subsystem (IMS) originating from the 3GPP is pivotal on the road to next generation all-IP networks. Multimedia applications are potential drivers for the adoption of next generation IP multimedia subsystem (IMS) and could be a decisive factor in its deployment. They are expected to generate revenue to the operators and justify their investment in IMS. And, for these multimedia servi... View full abstract»

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  • Convergence of Telecommunication Network and Grid Network in Service

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):43 - 48
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    The diversification of data services requires the service providing of the telecom network transfers from centralization to distribution. The development of the grid network leads to the business applications of grid services. The two networks will be inevitably converged and the key of the convergence is the service integration. The concept of service was redefined according to the definition of ... View full abstract»

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  • IMS-MBMS Convergence for Next Generation Mobile Networks

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):49 - 56
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    Mobile and wireless communication standards and technologies have witnessed rapid enhancements in the last few years. Dynamic, interactive, rich content and location based services such as IPTV, multimedia conferencing, buddy lists and presence have emerged. However, multimedia services often prove to be heavy on radio resources and multicast or broadcast is a resource efficient transmission mode.... View full abstract»

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  • Viability of Mobile Devices Integration in Higher Education: Faculty Perceptions and Perspective

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):57 - 62
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    Mobile devices are everywhere and mobile learning (m-learning) has emerged as a potential educational environment to support learning. Mobile tools immerse in the learning environment and surround the educators, the students and the environment they operate in. These tools can be directly integrated in classroom activities in order to enhance and promote new ways of teaching and learning. The purp... View full abstract»

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  • Mobile Phone Based Interaction with Everyday Products - On the Go

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):63 - 69
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    Linking the physical world with information and services is a powerful concept. Even though RFID technology is very promising, the widespread use of RFID tags on retail products remains unlikely for the next years. In contrast, barcodes are ubiquitous - printed on virtually all consumer items world-wide. Recently there is an increasing interest in applications based on the recognition of standard ... View full abstract»

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  • IMS Social Network Application with J2ME compatible Push-To-Talk Service

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):70 - 75
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    People in any type of community use different kinds of systems, social network services and technologies to interact, communicate, inform themselves and others about news, events etc. within their community. So far it was necessary to use different systems and technologies like bulletin boards, cell phones, pagers, instant messaging, E-Mail, social network services etc. to do that. This paper desc... View full abstract»

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  • RoonRoon: A Wearable Teddy as Social Interface for Contextual Notification

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):76 - 84
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    In this paper we present a wearable teddy, RoonRoon (a physical embodiment artefact) that acts as a user interface for information services. It can monitor user's physical activity state (walking, standing, running and sitting) and can provide personalized information in a contextual manner minimizing interruptions. RoonRoon has four notification mechanisms: audible beeps, human voice, ambient sou... View full abstract»

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  • Rich Media Service Creation for Interactive Mobile TV

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):85 - 90
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    In the context of interactive mobile TV services, and more precisely the creation and deployment of interactive mobile TV services, this paper presents the different issues existing in the choice of the rich media format permitting to render interactivity. A solution allowing an easy creation of interactive services for mobile TV will be proposed. This solution will take into account the low integ... View full abstract»

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  • Users Are Doing It For Themselves: Pedestrian Navigation With User Generated Content

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):91 - 99
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    Route planning has over the few past years become common in the context of driving cars and other vehicles. However, with the advent of powerful mobile devices, such as smart-phones, systems helping pedestrians finding their way in complex urban environments have emerged. We present a prototype system for mobile pedestrian navigation, called OurWay, based on user generated maps and collaborative a... View full abstract»

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  • CookieFlavors: Rapid Composition Framework for Tangible Media

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):100 - 109
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    We propose an effective design process for tangible media using a novel framework "CookieFlavors". CookieFlavors provides developers with some abstractions which hide cumbersome implementation phase to develop tangible media. Moreover the framework supports developers to do prototyping them easily. From three case studies to develop tangible media using our framework, we have confirmed our design ... View full abstract»

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  • Building a framework to characterize location-based services

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):110 - 118
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    This contribution proposes a feature-based framework to analyze mobile location based services (LBS) with the purpose of shedding some light on relevant aspects that may be relevant when defining sustainable business models. The framework is built from a survey and categorization of current commercial services, which also aims at representing the current LBS commercial state. Elaborating on this s... View full abstract»

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  • Implementation and Performance Evaluation of a P2PSIP Distributed Proxy/Registrar

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):119 - 124
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    In this paper, the design of a distributed proxy/registrar based on distributed hash tables is discussed. Three implementations, relying on OpenChord and Bamboo, are presented, and two of them are thoroughly tested in registration and call scenarios. In a distributed configuration with load-balancing, this distributed proxy/registrar manages to handle 1,500+ REGISTER requests per second and 700+ c... View full abstract»

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  • Securisation of SIP Presence notifications thanks to the Belgian electronic identity card

    Publication Year: 2007, Page(s):125 - 129
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    This article is dealing with the use of the Belgian electronic ID card to secure Presence notifications in the session initiation protocol (SIP). More specifically, it addresses the secure authentication to a SIP registrar server thanks to the Belgian electronic ID card. The proposed solution consists in adding an authenticated identity body (AIB) to the REGISTER requests issued by the user's agen... View full abstract»

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