Tag archives: Connectivity

Share, share – that’s fair (and more productive too!)

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Agility is the new organizational logic

*+-The physical spaces we work in are changing and so too are the ways that individuals work. For example, we now use private networks for work-related issues as well as other non-corporate services. The question is, are organizations following?

Looking for the perfect parking spot?

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‘Going to work’ is taking on new meaning

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Putting networked restaurants on the menu

*+-What is essential for owners to consider as they take their restaurant concepts toward into a more connected environment?

When roaming the globe becomes as simple as being at home

*+-Most cities are dependent on a healthy flow of tourists exploiting what the city has to offer. Increasingly, networked tourists expect the same connectivity and access to location-based apps that they have at home.

Location-based services enable new ways to meet in the city

*+-Before mobile phones, we agreed with friends on a time and a place in advance to meet up. With feature phones, we agreed on a time frame and a neighborhood and fine-tuned our plans with text messages. But how are personal meetings in the city changing with location services and LTE capabilities in smartphones?

The philosophy of being connected

*+-Access to information makes us independent but also brings us closer to the people and things we depend on to share their data so that we can complete our tasks. In a connected world, a new philosophy is spreading, and it is much larger than the technology itself.

For young kids, tablets may not be enough

*+-Today’s young children see their parents on their smartphone everywhere and wonder why they don’t have connectivity anywhere they want. An emerging trend is that the youngest members of the family are now in many cases the first to demand integrated 3G and 4G connectivity.

Miracast moves multimedia methodically

*+-Classic Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n) is widely adopted for wireless data access in a broad range of devices. In 2012, 100 percent of the smartphones, tablets, notebooks and game consoles sold had embedded Wi-Fi while only 1 percent of set-top boxes did. Right now the Wi-Fi ecosystem is going through a significant capability leap with video as a key driver. So what can we expect from Wi-Fi in the future beyond free and best effort?