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The Future in Seamless Connectivity

The next communications boom will seamlessly connect your devices.

This story appears in the May 2006 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

New technology is funny. It doesn't really develop in measured steps. It lurches forward in fits and starts--sometimes hibernating for years until related developments help it achieve critical mass. Then, it can burst forth like broadband, Wi-Fi, VoIP or 3G cellular--all of which have built on the success of the others.

We've acquired fast wireless PC links, fast public internet access, new phone flexibility and broadband connectivity over wide areas in quick succession. The next big boom in wireless connectivity is very near--close enough for connections over something called ultra-wideband.

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