Smart Bulbs Are C Students

bulbFirst we had the innovations of Mr. Miyagi: wax on wax off. Then we were given the clapper: clap on clap off. Now we have the smart phone: app on, app off. With the smartphone, we have smart products; but how smart are they?

With that said, we have the smart bulb. Yes, the smart bulb. Engineers have figured out how to […]

By |2017-04-27T03:15:53-07:00October 29th, 2014|Categories: Mobile|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

One Giant Step For Context Aware

cell hospitalSilicon Valley has been abuzz with deciding on the “next big thing” at Bloomberg’s event for the past two days and they’ve decided on “contextually aware applications.” Well, of course it is.

The first level of context aware or context based mobility is in location – one of the hottest topics of 2013, both indoor (Apple purchase of Wi-Fi Slam) […]

How to Thwart the 1% that is Your Enemy

SecureAndroid100% growth seems unusual when discussing tech advancements but it’s now the global norm. In fact, we are expected to have two billion active smartphones and tablets next year.

This is important when we ask what will these two billion mobiles devices be doing? With billions of mobile devices, the mobile ecosystem will drastically change. Currently, mobile devices are […]

Staying in the Context-Aware Strike Zone

I’ve been waiting for years and it’s almost here – the day when two of my passions collide. Baseball, meet technology. Umpire, the heckling may stop here.

context-aware baseballWe live in an Internet of Things world, where sensors are a part of everything and the amount of information collected and recorded is massive. Unlike the human eye, technology can spot that […]

When Mobile Awareness Can Fix Stupid

fix stupidThe Army and the healthcare industry have come out with reports this week that show that while they are ahead of the times in getting mobility out and in use, they might not be doing it as safely as they should. They say you can’t fix stupid, but is it true?

Take a minute to look at these facts:

  • At West Point, 31% of inspected mobile […]
By |2017-04-27T03:16:22-07:00April 4th, 2013|Categories: Mobile|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Hottest Thing in Tech? Indoor Locationing

Apple-WiFiSLAMFollowing up on my blog from Friday, Apple’s acquisition of WiFiSlam is getting a lot of attention this week. In a nutshell, WiFiSlam specializes in a technology that allows mobile apps to pinpoint users’ locations through the interaction between their smartphones and standard wifi signals – no GPS need apply. It’s rumored to be a […]

By |2017-04-27T03:16:22-07:00March 27th, 2013|Categories: Mobile|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Indoor Locationing is Taking Over

geofencingAlthough I was unable to attend the ITSEF 2013 (IT Security Entrepreneurs’ Forum) this week in Palo Alto, I read a review that hit home:

“Mobile security today resembles the early days of PC security in its need to understand operating systems and applications, and to apply low-level controls. But it’s different in that it deals with compact, complex software tied to […]

By |2017-04-27T03:16:23-07:00March 22nd, 2013|Categories: Mobile|Tags: , , , , , , , |