NY Times: Phone Units Join in Effort for Seamless Wireless Net

My spin: Now this is useful – and no geek just dreaming. But interoperability between wireless networks is a plus and could be a great time saving and service benefit for business users.
Motorola, Proxim and Avaya are expected to announce today that they will jointly develop technology to allow wireless communications to jump between networks without interruption.
If the three companies are successful, an executive could begin downloading data using a wireless hub in a Starbucks, airport or other public site and move to a company office without interrupting the transfer. Similarly, a phone call that began over a company’s internal voice-over-Internet network could move to a public carrier as the user of the cellphone left the building. (full story)