Posts Tagged ‘Wireless at Work’
New wireless technology and a mobile application allows amputees such as 2012 Paralympic Bronze Medalist Oksana Masters to self-adjust their prostheses and provides their doctors with user data and the ability to make remote adjustments, forgoing imprecise measurements, trips to the doctor and discomfort.
For students at Southwest High School in North Carolina, Project K-Nect is improving their math scores and confidence by using interactive learning via wireless technology. Students use tablets to collaborate in real-time with their teachers and other students, view videos and share answers, which is changing the way students do and feel about math.
As customers start to use more mobile commerce services and applications, a panel of experts gathered at MOBILECON 2012 to talk about how mcommerce is evolving and its future for consumers and regulators.
In this month’s Wireless at Work, we focus on how wireless technology is revolutionizing farming by monitoring soil and atmospheric conditions. The real-time data is made available to the farmer, allowing them to more efficiently manage their operations and save valuable time and money.
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.
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.
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 [...]
Green Power Management Solutions’ Mike Lee discusses the Remote Monitoring and Communication Platform, which utilizes both solar panels and a wind generator to power wireless telecommunications. Deployed during emergency situations, these wireless telecommunications units use sustainable energy to keep relief workers and affected citizens connected.