Archive for the ‘Environment’ Category
Eliminating its carbon footprint altogether, VP Energy’s Engineering Manager David Dekarske discusses the electro fuel cell that “recycles” water by using waste water to primarily fuel the cell to create green energy for businesses and consumers.
Owning a wireless device is only one part of that product’s lifecycle, it is our belief that recycling your well-used smartphone or tablet is just as important. Many consumers know that their wireless devices are capable of being recycled, but are unsure of what steps to take so that their phones, tablets and accessories are […]
Last night, The Wireless Foundation held its VITA Achievement dinner, where it recognized individuals and organizations that used wireless technology to make a positive and significant societal impact. The evening’s honorees were (and read the Wireless Samaritans award winners’ inspiring stories): Congressional Honoree: U.S. Senator Jay Rockefeller Among the Senator’s many accomplishments, his leadership on […]
In an effort to better manage water quality and flow as well as sewage disposal for millions of homes and businesses, the Boston Metropolitan Water Resources Authority has retrofitted hundreds of their underground meters with wireless chips to collect instantaneous data. This information helps the Boston Water Authority workers identify leaks and other problems in […]
Recycling or donating your old devices (and accessories) is great, but make sure you first remove all of your personal information. To remove your personal information from your cellphone, CTIA offers these eight simple tips: To download and print these tips in both English and Spanish: http://ctia.it/10wxCrJ
For more than 300 years catching fish, oysters and the famous Chesapeake Blue Crab has been a major economic driver for many Maryland residents. By using wireless interpretive buoys, vital data and information, such as speed and direction of the currents, are being transmitted to the watermen and charter captains improving their chances of a […]
Motorists in downtown San Francisco are participating in a pilot project that allows them to use their wireless devices to locate empty parking spaces on city streets. This novel program is designed to reduce carbon emissions, traffic congestion and save valuable time.
Wireless is revolutionizing industries by providing businesses with eco-friendly wireless solutions such as e-billing, wireless fleet monitoring and smart grid technologies. Businesses are reducing their environmental footprint by adopting these sustainable business practices, which helps to preserve the environment for the health of our planet and for future generations. Today at CTIA ENTERPRISE & APPLICATIONS™ […]