Posts Tagged ‘Wireless at Work’
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.
Verizon Wireless’ Gagan Puranik demonstrates VGo, a system that allows homebound children to engage in the school environment using a robot that is controlled by a tablet. The device is equipped with video and sound so children may engage with others using Verizon’s 4G LTE network.
United Health Group’s Michelle Lafrenz demonstrates the Optimize Me 2.0 app, which allows users to track their health goals and access a health coach. The coach is related to your employer health plan and offers tips, articles and information so you can meet your health goals and live a healthier life.
For many businesses and nonprofits, accepting credit card or debit card payments was challenging to set-up and expensive to maintain. Thanks to mobile devices and companies such as PayAnywhere, these organizations can accept quickly payments anywhere and anytime while providing customers with peace-of-mind knowing their transactions are secure.