What would you say if we told you, you could soon enjoy your preferred lighting preferences in any hotel guest room or meeting room…anywhere on the planet, the one condition being the lighting system has to be connected to the Internet and specific bulbs in place? It’s not as far-fetched as it might sound thanks to advanced programming and end-user enabled lighting specifiers and software.
If you aren’t one of those people who follow data privacy regulations, you might not be aware of the doozy the European Union (EU) is getting ready to roll out. It’s called the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and it’s going to cost organizations a lot of money if hacked—€20M/$23.5M U.S., or up to 4 percent of annual worldwide revenue turnover.
If you’ve been following the development of AI, you probably weren’t surprised a couple of years back when Google posted an ad for comedy writers.
Ever go out to the mall or public place for a few hours and when you return, you find your mobile phone battery has literally drained dry—without ever having used it? I have. Why does something like this happen when it literally sat in your pocket the whole time? What is that silent battery killer? Sadly, more often than not, it’s the WiFi. Thankfully, that’s all about to change thanks to
Intel is about to release one of their biggest new technologies at the XXIII Olympic Winter Games from PyeongChang, South Korea.
It’s called immersive media and it’s about to revolutionize how we film sports.
The announcement came early last week at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, along with talks on quantum computing, driverless cars and artificial intelligence.
“Data is going
On Thursday, December 14, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) repealed its 2015 net neutrality rules. We wrote an article about this very topic a few weeks ago, but let’s do a quick recap.
Net neutrality rules required ISPs to treat all online content equally. The ruling was instituted to bar the preferential treatment of one website [business] over another.
The repeal effort while,
It was about this time last year that the president elect proposed a $1T infrastructure initiative.
The prospect of a much needed infrastructure overhaul got many engineering firms excited, and they began dusting off their project wish lists. A number of high-profile CEOs even joined together to form the CG/LA Blueprint 2025 infrastructure development coalition.
Their vision statement?
To be the
We’ve written a lot about the internet of things this year. But we’ve mostly covered industry news from 2017.
Now that we’re coming up on the end of the calendar year, we thought it appropriate timing to make a few IoT predictions for 2018.
Innovation is the name of the game, and as more and more devices come online, there is going to be growth in a number of different verticals.
When it comes to electronic devices, recharging has always been a bit of a headache. Even the latest smartphones require a decent chunk of time plugged in, and getting longer battery life is an uphill battle.
There’s one solution we’ve been watching very closely however. That’d be wireless charging.
Any number of half-way there solutions have popped up from time to time, but none of
Back on January 29, 2017, Delta Airline suffered a well-publicized computer crash grounding 280 planes. An earlier disruption back in August of 2016 caused a startling 1,000 flight delays, on day 1, and another 779 the next.
Things happen. We get it.
But when you have 2 such notable instances where flights get delayed or canceled due to a network glitch, it’s probably time for a conversation about