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After a severe storm nearly leveled a campground in a national park in Tennessee, injuring several families, Carole Cooper of Knoxville, TN used her OnStar communications service to call for help. While authorities worked to clear the roads, first responders walked to the scene and used her vehicle as a makeshift command post and eventually [...]
J.D. Power and Associates Senior Director of Smart Energy David Steele discusses the potential value of and concerns regarding “smart” energy and homes.
Wireless technology is connecting people and homes in previously unimaginable ways. Spectrum is the fuel that makes this wireless connection possible, but it’s a finite resource that is highly valued. That’s why the wireless industry has been calling for the government to take unused and underutilized spectrum and auction it for its highest and best [...]
Duke Energy built and is operating a smart grid that is providing the utility with vast gains in operations’ productivity and efficiency, and allowing consumers more control over and cost savings with their energy use. See how residents in Charlotte, North Carolina are benefiting from Duke Energy’s smart grid technology.
Real-time information is vital in times of natural disasters and impending weather threats, and the American Red Cross is increasingly turning to mobile to dispense vital safety tips for all kinds of emergencies. Vice President of Product Development in the Red Cross Preparedness Health and Safety Division, Dom Tolli talks about the ARC’s reliance on [...]
The U.S. wireless industry is actively protecting consumers from mobile malware such as spyware, viruses and other malicious attacks, and those measures as well as tips on what consumers can do to protect their personal information are covered in this month’s Policy Point.
Tyler Lessard, Chief Marketing Officer of Fixmo, discusses how the company’s SafeZone secure workspace solution keeps corporate data separate from personal data on wireless devices, keeping both sets of information safe.
PulsePoint Foundation President Richard Price explains how the public safety app notifies CPR-trained citizens of heart attack victims in their vicinity who need immediate assistance.