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By 2020, analysts predict that there will be more than 50 billion connected devices worldwide, or six devices for every single person in the world. Procon Inc.’s Director and CTO Mark Wells discusses the evolution of the Internet of Things as well as how it is affecting consumers today in areas such as healthcare and [...]
The sensitive data flowing between connected devices may make securing the Internet of Things a challenge. Leading the world in investment, the U.S. wireless industry is working to stay ahead of cybercriminals with market-based security solutions.
Pebble Product Evangelist Myriam Joire talks about the wearable technology world, and focuses on its ability to enhance consumers’ lives by seamlessly integrating our information to connected devices.
In the face of disasters or epidemics, the best laid plans may be overwhelmed by the magnitude of the damage or the number of injuries. To help better plan for these disasters, researchers at the Johns Hopkins National Center for the Study of Preparedness and Catastrophic Event Response (PACER) developed apps that help hospitals and [...]
Americans make more than 400,000 wireless 911 calls every day, but wireless devices offer so much more to first responders than a phone call. CTIA Assistant Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Brian Josef discusses how wireless assists 911 operators, the current state of location services and the future of E911.
Over the past decade, texting has become an integral part of how we communicate with friends and family, but it also plays a vital role in emergencies, especially for those with disabilities. Learn about the development and adoption of text-to-911 service, and what it means for consumers.
When disaster strikes, people need their wireless devices more than ever, which is why wireless carriers invest millions of dollars in strengthening their networks, upgrading their capabilities and making sure their response teams and back-ups are ready to go. Watch AT&T put its Network Disaster Recovery team to the test in one of their emergency [...]
What type of data do apps collect, and how are they using them? CTIA Vice President of Privacy Debbie Matties discusses app transparency, particularly what developers should do so users understand privacy policies and how to protect their information.