The 1964 movie Seven Days in May showed Burt Lancaster talking over a video link in his office to fellow members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, but real government and business usage has to wait until Compression Labs and, later, Picture Tel developed video compression technology that delivered reasonable quality video over commercially available data circuits.
Given the five figure price tags, these systems were typical used by groups of people at each end, a trend that continues today with similarly priced "Tele Presence" systems from Cisco and HP.
25 chapters from around the world have chosen companies that have demonstrated exceptionally innovative mobile technologies, products, services and concepts. Luis Jorge Romero, Director of Standards and Innovation in Telefonica Espana, will be a keynote speaker together with Pekka Ala-Pietila, CEO and Co-Founder, Blyk. Romero will speak about the future of the mobile market and his experience driving innovation in Telefonica Espana, whose Open Innovation strategy encourages innovation and value creation by partnering with new start-ups.
See more at these links for both the [Tomi Ahonen Almanac] and thefollows the highly popular and widely referenced Tomi Ahonen Almanac series, in the same format and offering near-term projections for the years 2015-2018 for most of the data points covered in the Tomi Ahonen Almanac and also some covered in the Tomi Ahonen Phone Book.
To see more including full table of contents and listing of every forecasted data point (Report covers 440 forecasted data points and includes several scenarios).
These are the best sources for information on the mobile industry overall (Almanac) or the handset side of the industry (Phone Book).
Both have over 100 charts and tables covering every statistic you could hope for.