Wearable Technology Can Help with Public Speaking

Wearable Technology Can Help with Public Speaking

Speaking in public is the top fear for many people. Now, researchers from the Human-Computer ...

IoT and Communications Standards

The Internet of Things (IoT) is getting a lot of attention these days. From the standards point of view, there are several aspects. One is networking and communications. There was a timely meetup by IEEE Communications Society Santa Clara Valley (SCV) to discuss IoT standards in networking and communications. One of the two speakers was [...]

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A Summary of the Difference between IoT and IoE according to ABI Research

Like many people, I hear a lot about the Internet of Things (IoT) and the Internet of Everything (IoE). Is IoT a different name for Machine to Machine (M2M)? When a new technology is introduced, its market is sometimes muddled with misinformation, some of it intentional. For example, products that were pushed with a certain [...]

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Road Revolution by Connecting Vehicles: Computational Framework for Optimizing Traffic Flow

Road Revolution by Connecting Vehicles: Computational Framework for Optimizing Traffic Flow

Drivers trying to get to work or home in a hurry know traffic congestion wastes a lot of time, but it also wastes a lot of fuel. In 2011, congestion caused people in US urban areas to travel an extra 5.5 billion hours and purchase an extra 2.9 billion gallons of fuel costing $121 billion. [...]

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The Future of the Manufacturing Supply Chain — Networked, Mobile, and Collaborative

The Future of the Manufacturing Supply Chain — Networked, Mobile, and Collaborative

As we move through 2015, the subject of the future of the supply chain has come back into focus. What does the future supply chain look like, and what do we expect some of the essential characteristics to be? Although this requires a degree of speculation, there are also some trends and technologies that clearly [...]

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Ads in Free Mobile Apps have Hidden Costs for Both Users and Developers

Ads in Free Mobile Apps have Hidden Costs for Both Users and Developers

There’s no such thing as free — especially with smartphone apps, according to a new study. “Ads in ‘free’ apps drain your phone’s battery faster, cause it to run slower, and use more data,” said William Halfond, co-corresponding author of the study, which will be presented at the International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE) in [...]

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A 360º Look at Business Communications

A 360º Look at Business Communications

Take a look at your business communications strategy: does it work? Is it just up to snuff? What if your business communications could be a force for growth and change in your organization, going beyond just meeting your needs? With our newest white paper, it can be. We investigate phone systems, email, video conferencing, unified [...]

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Where No Smartphone Has Gone Before

For the crew of the Starship Enterprise, Star Trek’s “Tricorder” was an essential tool, a multifunctional hand-held device used to sense, compute, and record data in a threatening and unpredictable universe. It simplified a number of Starfleet tasks, scientific or combat-related, by beaming sensors at objects to obtain instant results. The Tricorder is no longer [...]

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Improve Collaboration and Drive Business Growth

Improve Collaboration and Drive Business Growth

Collaboration is an essential element of successful businesses. Yet according to an Aberdeen ERP Benchmark survey, many businesses struggle to support true collaboration across their organizations. More ERP vendors are adding social ERP to their offerings, making collaboration easier and more fun for employees. Download Whitepaper

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Wearable Technology Can Help with Public Speaking

Wearable Technology Can Help with Public Speaking

Speaking in public is the top fear for many people. Now, researchers from the Human-Computer Interaction Group at the University of Rochester have developed an intelligent user interface for “smart glasses” that gives real-time feedback to the speaker on volume modulation and speaking rate, while being minimally distracting. The Rochester team describes the system, which [...]

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Under the Hood: Cloud and Data Center Orchestration and Management – Part 2

Under the Hood: Cloud and Data Center Orchestration and Management – Part 2

This is a continuation from Part 1. Computing environment specification with GUI Quali’s GUI is an entry point to Quali’s ClodShell orchestration platform, which is a powerful tool for specifying a development and testing environment. The GUI allows a user to draw his/her development and testing environment by selecting and placing icons. There are three [...]

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