Posts Tagged ‘App’
When San Ramon Chief Richard Price saw an ambulance rush to an emergency situation next door, he realized that emergency personnel aren’t always informed of nearby 911 situations. Price’s fire department created the free nationwide “Fire Department” app to alert those who are first aid trained of nearby emergencies and help save lives.
Daniel Mattes, CEO of Jumio, demonstrates his innovative mobile credit card reader app during CTIA ENTERPRISE & APPLICATIONS™.
Looking for a way to differentiate between callers? During CTIA ENTERPRISE & APPLICATIONS™, I interviewed Base 2 Applications CFO Paul Benjamin. In our discussion, he weighs in on their new mobile app, ViBe, that allows users to set different vibrations to callers so that you can find out who is calling by the feel of [...]
As anyone who is in the wireless industry can attest, we hear a lot of stories about how a wireless device helped someone out in a jam. It might be something as simple as letting someone know you’re running late or it could mean saving a person’s life. Since my wireless devices, like many of [...]
Wireless technology is invaluable for consumers and public safety personnel, especially during emergencies. For those of us who were on the East Coast last month during the earthquake and Hurricane Irene, millions of used their wireless devices to let their loved ones know they were safe or contact 911 for help. Many also used their mobile [...]
Since the House Science, Space and Technology Subcommittee on Technology and Innovation is having a hearing this morning entitled, “The Next IT Revolution?: Cloud Computing Opportunities and Challenges,” we thought it’d help to take a look at how a San Francisco-area construction company is using an enterprise app via the cloud to run its business. [...]
To help keep teens and other drivers safe on the road, there are a number of apps available. Sprint Nextel CEO Dan Hesse explains an Android app that locks wireless devices when a driver is moving faster than 10 MPH. Hesse also talks about Sprint’s support of programs and initiatives to promote safe driving.
Mobile applications continue to enhance the lives of wireless users, providing services that keep people in touch and sometimes aware of dangerous situations. See how the iMap and Skype applications help wireless users stay alert about severe weather and stay in contact with friends and family members in different places and situations.