[CUWiN] Champaign-Urbana Wi Fi Research

Sascha Meinrath sascha at ucimc.org
Wed Jun 2 19:38:17 CDT 2004

Hi Bailey,

Sure thing, send it along.


On Wed, 2 Jun 2004, Bailey White wrote:

> Dear Sascha Meinrath
> I am leading a research team at the University of Georgia in Athens.  We
> have a 24 block Wi Fi Cloud and focus on exploring how such technology
> can benefit the lives of citizens.  We're particularly interested in
> applications as opposed to capability and are interested in everything
> going on in Champaign-Urbana.
> We've created a database of about 80 Wi Fi Zones and Clouds throughout
> the United States through secondary research.  These Zones and Clouds
> are not like T Mobile Hotspots; they are coordinated implementations of
> several access points to provide Wi Fi to an area beyond a single retail
> establishment.  The purpose of our study is to catalog the current
> activity in the US and gain insight into successful applications of Wi
> Fi Zones and Clouds.
> We'd like to learn more about your implementation in two ways:
> 1)       Validate our current understanding of your work via a web link
> to your info in our database
> 2)       Ask that you participate in a brief online survey
> In return we can provide you with results of our study.  I am happy to
> answer any questions or in general share what we are doing in Athens. If
> there is another person who is better suited to respond to our
> questions, please let me know.
> Once I get your reply, I'll follow up with the first link early next
> week for the study.
> Sincerely,
> Bailey
> Bailey White
> Research Consultant
> New Media Institute, UGA
> http://www.nmi.uga.edu <http://www.nmi.uga.edu/>
> baileyw at uga.edu
> 404 975 4523

Sascha Meinrath
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