Next-generation SIM cards may run advanced apps and contain embedded sensors

Telenor's Fritjof Bogner Engelhardtsen and Sun's James Gosling look at a new experimental development platform for SIM cards that allows programmers to design new mobile services including adding sensors and Wi-Fi radio directly on the card.

At JavaOne in San Francisco, Telenor's Fritjof Bogner Engelhardtsen and Sun's James Gosling look at a new experimental development platform for SIM cards. The Java platform allows programmers to design new mobile services including adding sensors and Wi-Fi radio directly on the card.