Tag Archives | Smartphones
Mobilizing Your Business

Mobilizing Your Business

Moving in the mobile space is becoming a necessity for all businesses. The advantages mobile offers as well as the possibilities it opens up for business make it an undeniably positive choice for any organization. Whether you’re currently utilizing BYOD or on a company cell phone or tablet, or you’re in the beginning stages of [...]

Read full story Comments { 0 } Download Whitepaper
Turkeys Inspire Smartphone-Capable Early Warning System for Toxins

Turkeys Inspire Smartphone-Capable Early Warning System for Toxins

Some may think of turkeys as good for just lunch meat and holiday meals. But bioengineers at the University of California, Berkeley, saw inspiration in the big birds for a new type of biosensor that changes color when exposed to chemical vapors. This feature makes the sensors valuable detectors of toxins or airborne pathogens.   [...]

Read full story Comments { 0 }
Voltage Says PC Sales Slump Reinforces Need for Data-Centric Security

Voltage Says PC Sales Slump Reinforces Need for Data-Centric Security

Voltage Security says PC sales slump heralds the accelerating data governance challenge facing most large organizations Cupertino, Calif., July 15, 2013 — Commenting on Gartner’s latest quarterly PC sales analysis – which shows Q2 2013 shipments down 10.9 percent from Q2 2012 worldwide, marking the fifth consecutive quarter of falling sales – Voltage Security says [...]

Read full story Comments { 0 }
Latest Experian report highlights our love affair with smartphones – and the risk this poses to corporate data

Latest Experian report highlights our love affair with smartphones – and the risk this poses to corporate data

“By all means allow staff to use their smartphones to communicate on the move – using voice, text and basic email. But when it comes to risking the integrity of the company’s data, encryption at source is the best security defense possible.” – Dave Anderson, Voltage Security CUPERTINO, CA, May 30, 2013 — Commenting on [...]

Read full story Comments { 0 }
Voltage Security says US Army’s data insecurity problems are a lesson for us all

Voltage Security says US Army’s data insecurity problems are a lesson for us all

CUPERTINO, Calif., April 3, 2013 — Commenting on a report from the US Inspector General’s office on the effects of BYOD (bring your own devices) on US military data security – which found that military command was unaware of more than 14,000 mobile devices in active use across the US Army – Voltage Security says [...]

Read full story Comments { 0 }
Xenon Flash for Photos in Dark from Smart Phones

Xenon Flash for Photos in Dark from Smart Phones

A Singapore invention looks set to equip mobile phones with a built-in, small yet powerful Xenon flash, allowing consumers to take great photos even in low-light conditions. Scientists from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) have made a revolutionary capacitor that overcomes the limitations of current capacitors, which are needed to store enough energy to fire a [...]

Read full story Comments { 0 }
Quick, Efficient Chip Cleans Up Common Flaws in Amateur Photographs

Quick, Efficient Chip Cleans Up Common Flaws in Amateur Photographs

Your smartphone snapshots could be instantly converted into professional-looking photographs with just the touch of a button, thanks to a processor chip developed at MIT.   The chip, built by a team at MIT’s Microsystems Technology Laboratory, can perform tasks such as creating more realistic or enhanced lighting in a shot without destroying the scene’s [...]

Read full story Comments { 0 }
Faster Video Streaming in a Mobile Era

Faster Video Streaming in a Mobile Era

In the smartphones and tablet era, more and more users are watching videos on the move – with a resulting strain on mobile networks. The combination of the HEVC video compression standard with LTE brings networks welcome relief. Whether on a long train journey, sitting in a café or lounging at home on the sofa, [...]

Read full story Comments { 0 }
Turning Smartphones Into Secure and Versatile Keys

Turning Smartphones Into Secure and Versatile Keys

It’s already possible to open doors using an app — but we are a long way from seeing widespread acceptance of this in the market. Now, researchers have developed a piece of software that will make the technology even more secure and versatile. Smartphones and tablets have become an integral part of our daily lives. [...]

Read full story Comments { 0 }
Small, Portable Sensors Allow Users to Monitor Exposure to Pollution On Their Smart Phones

Small, Portable Sensors Allow Users to Monitor Exposure to Pollution On Their Smart Phones

Computer scientists at the University of California, San Diego have built a small fleet of portable pollution sensors that allow users to monitor air quality in real time on their smart phones. The sensors could be particularly useful to people suffering from chronic conditions, such as asthma, who need to avoid exposure to pollutants. CitiSense [...]

Read full story Comments { 0 }