Upon first glance, some smart home devices can seem gimmicky — fridges that tell you to buy more milk and internet-connected kettles. But what if these Internet of Things (IoT) gadgets could give an elderly relative a greater feeling of independence?
By harnessing virtual reality, businesses are saving thousands in training-related costs. Read how Farmers Insurance is using VR to train claims representatives, giving them “hands-on” practice while saving thousands in travel costs.
Can the U.S. Air Force help create a better college football player? Can football players lead to better performance for members of the special forces? Dr. Josh Hagen, the lead for the Signature Tracking for Optimized Nutrition and Training Team at the Air Force Research Laboratory, is using data analytics to find out.
The mobile app, Be My Eyes, is a global social media platform of eyes for the blind, offering sighted volunteers a chance to be the eyes for those who can’t see through their smartphones.
Once restricted to single family homes, IoT smart home technologies are coming to multifamily buildings, benefiting both residents and property managers.
With the increasing volume of data being collected, cloud computing does not yield the best results for certain types of analytics and real time decision making. A new distributed and secure compute model must replace certain processes that are currently still in the cloud.