Wireless Instant Messaging: Propelling SMS and Desktop IM to the Next Level
About the Author
Wireless Instant Messaging: Propelling SMS and Desktop IM to the Next Level was written by Peter Rysavy, President of Rysavy Research and published by Datacomm Research Company
Since 1993, Peter has worked as a consultant with numerous clients on projects involving personal and mobile communications. Clients include cellular carriers, communications software companies, network hardware companies, automotive electronics companies, research organizations and universities. He also teaches seminars, leads a standards efforts, and writes articles on wireless communications.
Peter graduated with BSEE and MSEE degrees from Stanford University in 1979, where he was involved in several university/industry collaborations involving statistical and digital signal processing. Joining Fluke Corporation in 1979, he designed communications hardware and software for data acquisition products. From 1981 to 1983 he designed Ethernet networking hardware at Time Office Computers in Australia. He rejoined Fluke, and until 1988 managed the development of a family of communications-oriented touch terminals.
From 1988 to 1993, Peter was VP of Engineering and Technology at Traveling Software (makers of LapLink). In his last major project, he specified and evaluated radio technology for LapLink Wireless. He also managed the development of LapLink and connectivity solutions for a broad variety of mobile platforms.