Mobile World Congress 2012 will get into gear in Barcelona, Spain on Sunday, and the show proper kicks off on Monday.
So Light Reading Mobile has put together a concise click-through and video guide to the news that's going to be coming from the massive mobile show:
News & Views
But that's not all, folks! Continue reading for expected technology trends at the show and the latest -- at time of writing -- on the planned transit strike in Barcelona during the show. And don't forget to visit our show site for our latest MWC coverage.
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re: MWC 2012: Know Before You Go
Metro strike is OFF -- news issued Saturday Feb 25:
25 February 2012, Barcelona – The metro workers from TMB have announced that they have reached agreement with the government and have voted overwhelmingly not to strike. The metro system will operate as normal during the GSMA Mobile World Congress, held 27th February through 1st March 2012.
Light Reading is spending much of this year digging into the details of how automation technology will impact the comms market, but let's take a moment to also look at how automation is set to overturn the current world order by the middle of the century.
Understanding the full experience of women in technology requires starting at the collegiate level (or sooner) and studying the technologies women are involved with, company cultures they're part of and personal experiences of individuals.
During this WiC radio show, we will talk with Nicole Engelbert, the director of Research & Analysis for Ovum Technology and a 23-year telecom industry veteran, about her experiences and perspectives on women in tech. Engelbert covers infrastructure, applications and industries for Ovum, but she is also involved in the research firm's higher education team and has helped colleges and universities globally leverage technology as a strategy for improving recruitment, retention and graduation performance.
She will share her unique insight into the collegiate level, where women pursuing engineering and STEM-related degrees is dwindling. Engelbert will also reveal new, original Ovum research on the topics of artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, security and augmented reality, as well as discuss what each of those technologies might mean for women in our field. As always, we'll also leave plenty of time to answer all your questions live on the air and chat board.