Monthly Archives: December 2012

Mobile Social Broadband and Commerce

Many factors are driving towards mobile social and broadband being a combination that will become a force to be reckoned with for commerce.  By way of example, more than half of consumer activity during Christmas day took place on mobile … Continue reading

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Growth Markets for RTLS

Primary growth of Real-time Location Services (RTLS) will occur in the following segments: 1. Enterprise-wide Coverage – Knowing the location, status, and movement of equipment, staff, and patients improves productivity and reduces capital expenditures. You will never achieve goals of … Continue reading

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Growth Prospects for Real-time Location Services (RTLS)

The three primary technologies creating growth within the Real-time Location Systems (RTLS) arena will be mobile/cellular technologies such as NFC and LTE Direct, disposable RFID sensor systems, including ones in the form of Smart Active Labels (SAL), and sophisticated multi-functional … Continue reading

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Application Benefits of RTLS in the Cloud

Cloud-based applications and services are ubiquitous in the consumer world. Business users are now expecting the same flexibility of access and ease of use in their work environments. At the same time, competitive pressures to improve efficiency and enable business … Continue reading

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Strategic Alliances in M2M

A thoughtful, well-planned strategy is prerequisite to success for any business. Strategy is not just about internal functioning of a company but also encompasses customer relations, stake-holder management and partnerships. Likewise, companies that are part of M2M value chain also … Continue reading

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Social Mobile Gaming via HTML5

The Japanese social mobile gaming giant, Gree, has built an HTML5 platform to speed adoption of its games in the 169 countries where it’s already present.  The gaming company recently announced it was adding HTML5 compatibility to its social gaming … Continue reading

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Augmented Reality Applications

We are seeing increasing activity in the area of Augmented Reality (AR) including various segment specific applications.  For example, Business Insider discussed Polymer Lens Technology Could Give Troops ‘Eagle Eyes’ On The Battlefield, which is a perfect example of AR in … Continue reading

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