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Name: Jeff

From: Nevada

Bio: Internet / Computer expert user

Area of Expertise: Research Scientist/Illuminator

Topic: Communication

Headline: Integrated communications of all devices

Nutshell: All electronic devices will one day have the capability to interact with one-another via user interface so that everyday tasks can be combined into one shop fits all device.

Vision: Each electronic device (whether computer or gaming console, or even appliances oriented) will be able to communicate with each other through various new communication channels that will bring a new kind of connection to the world. Especially with person-to-person technology where you will no longer have to hold any sort of "phone" to your ear, but will be able to talk freely with no special tools, adapters, or other such devices.

Date Submitted: 11/10/2004

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