GPS-Wireless 2006 Registration Deadline Approaches

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GPS-Wireless 2006, in its 10th year, will be March 2-3 at the San Francisco Marriott Airport Hotel. More than 40 speakers will show you where the mobile information market is going. Save by registering before the on-site fee deadline.

The registration deadline for GPS-Wireless 2006 is approaching.

More than 200 mobile information professionals from the largest automobile manufacturers, wireless carriers, mobile electronics vendors, homeland defense and computer companies will meet March 2-3 for GPS-Wireless 2006 ( ) at the Marriott Hotel-San Francisco Airport.

The 10th annual conference, sponsored by Global Technology Communications Inc. (GTCI), features 40 speakers from the top companies. This year's speakers come from Sprint Nextel, Thales Navigation, Qualcomm, DaimlerChrysler, TomTom, NAVTEQ, Tele Atlas, XM Satellite Radio and many others. New for 2006 is a pre-conference networking reception on March 1, sponsored by @Road.

The mobile information technology market is growing -- could this be the year for LBS and personal navigation? The largest automotive manufacturers, wireless carriers, global positioning system providers, software companies are finding ways to get information into a vehicle or a mobile device such as a portable navigation system -- whether that be traffic information, location-based e-commerce, navigation and emergency services. In addition, find out the hottest markets for personal navigation systems and security products.

Some questions to be asked at GPS-Wireless 2006: -- When will carriers introduce LBS? What's holding it up? -- Asset monitoring that includes heavy equipment, containers, high-value goods. Will this market take off? When? What companies will dominate? What technologies will dominate, i.e. RFID, A-GPS? -- What LBS applications will dominate? -- How are fleet and asset management providers making inroads? They are jumping on the LBS bandwagon and beginning to integrate mobile worker location into their apps. -- What's new with Portable Navigation Systems' markets? Will the units ever have wireless connectivity? Will other features become available such as satellite radio, traffic information and more content?

GPS-Wireless 2006 features more than 25 tabletop exhibits from the top vendors. Sponsorships are sold out, but a few exhibit spaces are available. GPS-Wireless Sponsors include: @Road, ALK Technologies, Telcontar, Tele Atlas, NAVTEQ,, Telogis, GeoMicro and Synergy Systems.

Other conferences cost two-to-three times as much as GPS-Wireless 2006 -- and offer fewer speakers and no networking opportunities. GPS-Wireless 2006 offers a pre-conference reception, keynote luncheon, networking coffee breaks, a hosted reception with tabletops, buffet luncheon and a 300-page binder full of market information. In addition, GPS-Wireless 2006 offers discounts for two or more attendees from the same company and significant savings on lodging at the Marriott Hotel-San Francisco Airport.


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