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With support from The Wireless Foundation, The George Washington University provided DC-metro area first responders with mobile EKG machines. Since every second counts, this lifesaving wireless technology provides the doctors with the real-time access to the patient’s condition so they may determine the proper treatment before the patient even reaches the hospital.
This month’s Policy Point looks at how input from searches or data from monthly bills is helping health researchers and experts to identify epidemics in real-time.
The students at the University of Maryland in College Park are safer on campus these days thanks to Dr. Ashok Agrawala. He describes a virtual campus safety app he created called “Escort-M” that transmits real-time audio, video and location information from a UMD user’s wireless device to public safety personnel at the university’s Security Operations [...]
Symantec Chief Technology Officer Stephen Trilling discusses the challenges of securing mobile devices while enterprises are turning to wireless. With an understanding of the threat landscape, IT administrators are finding ways to protect corporate data without limiting functionality.
During his keynote remarks at MobileCON™ 2012, Robert Wheeler, Major General, United States Air Force, Deputy CIO for C4 & Information Infrastructure Capabilities, Department of Defense discusses how the military is working to deploy solutions to protect itself from wireless cyberthreats.
CTIA’s Vice President of Technology and Cybersecurity John Marinho explains how the wireless industry is working to protect its customers and networks from cyberthieves. Also included in this month’s Policy Point is information on how consumers can protect their personal information from thieves by using passwords and PINs and apps to remotely lock, track and [...]
Home alone with her little brother, Alexis Stannis of Pompano Beach, Florida heard someone trying to break into her home through a window. She quickly grabbed her brother and her cellphone, locked her bedroom door, hid in the closet and called 911. The police came in time to arrest three teens, including one armed with [...]
Many U.S. rural towns find economic development challenging, but West Virginia University started a mobile application pilot project that might help these small towns with their path to long-term sustainability. Mobile Main Street, a free open-source community mobile publishing tool developed by WVU students, is helping merchants and other attractions in Tucker County, WV, utilize [...]