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 Standards and Standards Organizations – Part 3

This is a continuation of IoT Standards and Standards Organizations – Part 2. Stakeholders’ view of standards Guy also talked about stakeholders’ view of the standards, that of consumers, developers, and device makers. Because they are self-explanatory, I simply show his slides for these three views. Consumers Consumers’ interests are in applications, and part of [...]

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IoT Standards and Standards Organizations – Part 2

This is a continuation of IoT Standards and Standards Organizations – Part 1. Network Transports Standards Organizations Wi-Fi Alliance “Wi-Fi Alliance® is the worldwide network of companies that brings you Wi-Fi®. In 1999, several visionary companies came together to form a global non-profit association with the goal of driving the best user experience with a [...]

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IoT Standards and Standards Organizations – Part 1

There are several standards and standards organizations for the Internet of Things (IoT), and I’ve discussed some of them in past blogs (here and here). Quite frankly, there are too many to understand each of them and their differences. Some people include certain organizations, while others do not. This blog and my previous blogs may [...]

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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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