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This page provides an overview of 48 articles related to 'wireless', listing most recently updated content first. Note that filters may be applied to display a sub-set of articles in this category (see FAQs on filtering for usage tips). Select this link to remove all filters.

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In telecommunications, wireless communication may be used to transfer information over short distances (a few meters as in television remote control) or long distances (thousands or millions of kilometers for radio communications). The term is often shortened to "wireless". It encompasses various types of fixed, mobile, and portable two-way radios, cellular telephones, personal digital assistants (PDAs), and wireless networking. Other examples of wireless technology include GPS units, garage door openers and or garage doors, wireless computer mice, keyboards and headsets, satellite television and cordless telephones. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Wireless)

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Metadata related to 'wireless' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'wireless': 48 (2.8% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'wireless' across all Ariadne articles: 80
  • Average number of references to 'wireless' per Ariadne article: 1.67
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'wireless': 2000-03
  • Trending factor of 'wireless': 11.4 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'wireless':

  1. marieke guy (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. penny garrod (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. emma tonkin (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. sarah ormes (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. brian kelly (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Eduserv Symposium 2010: The Mobile University

Shailey Minocha reflects on the one-day symposium organised by Eduserv in May 2010. The aim of the event was to discuss whether and how mobile technology will play a significant role in the delivery of UK Higher Education in the future.

July 2010, issue64, event report

Conference Review: M-Libraries 2, A Virtual Library in Everyone's Pocket

Martin White reviews the proceedings of a 2009 M-Libraries conference on mobile applications in libraries.

October 2010, issue65, review

Developments in Virtual 3D Imaging of Cultural Artefacts

Richard Collmann describes how experience using a portable Virtual 3D Object Rig in cultural institutions has led to significant improvements in apparatus design and workflow.

January 2011, issue66, feature article

MyMobileBristol

Mike Jones, Simon Price, Nikki Rogers and Damian Steer describe the rationale, aims and progress of MyMobileBristol, highlighting some of the challenges and opportunities that have arisen during the project.

July 2011, issue67, feature article

Book Review: University Libraries and Digital Learning Environments

Sylvie Lafortune reviews a collection of essays that examine the transformation of academic libraries as they become part of digital learning environments.

March 2012, issue68, review

Augmented Reality in Education: The SCARLET+ Experience

Laura Skilton, Matt Ramirez, Guyda Armstrong, Rose Lock, Jean Vacher and Marie-Therese Gramstadt describe augmented reality in education case studies from the University of Sussex and the University for the Creative Arts.

July 2013, issue71, feature article

Mining the Archive: eBooks

Martin White looks through the Ariadne archive to track the development of ebooks.

July 2013, issue71, feature article

The Tablet Symposium

Ryan Burns reports on a one-day symposium on tablet computers, e-readers and other new media objects held at the University of Sussex on 10 April 2013.

July 2013, issue71, event report

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