Businesses helped neighbors with Internet access and mobile device charge-ups during Sandra. Following that example, enterprises should consider preparing Internet disaster plans to help the public during disasters.
A survey by JD Powers found that customer interest in product features is lessening as phones evolve. Rather than features, price is driving purchases, and that change could have a dramatic impact on how IT departments secure these devices.
Videoconferencing systems now are quite static. Users set up a camera, and it stays focused on the target regardless of whether or not the user moves during the presentation. NTT is developing a system that moves with the speaker, providing a feel similar to a face-to-face conversation.
Ever get that feeling where you don’t want to go to the office but have physical tasks that need to be done there? Well, help is on the way. Japanese researchers have developed Telesar V, a robot that can function in the place of a person. Unlike other virtual connections, this one comes with a 3D body suit, so the bot can mimic your motions and you can stay home.
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