Tag: wearables

IoT Networks for Good and Bad...

by on August 3, 2018 12:30 am
A little over a decade ago the mobile phone was our only personal connected device (permitting our phone had Bluetooth or WiFi connectivity). Today this number is swelling substantially with, in addition to the personal smartphone, smart watches, wireless earphones, smart keys and maybe even smart shoes and connected glasses adding to list of personal… Read more IoT Networks for Good and Bad...

IoT: Interconnectivity over Time.

by on August 2, 2018 6:47 pm
IoT may be widely known as the Internet of Things, but the more it takes over, the more it truly interconnects our world. As Milo Werner explained, the “Internet of Things is an explosion of connected possibility.” The world seems that much more intertwined, which adds incredible value to the everyday life. It has “exponentially… Read more IoT: Interconnectivity over Time.

Wearing IT around the World

by on July 9, 2018 3:26 pm
I recently returned from a trip around Hungary and Holland with a group of elite athletes as we trained and competed in the sport of water polo. Our schedule contains about 5-7 hours of intense training in and out of the water, a norm for the group I travel with. Although we are focused on… Read more Wearing IT around the World

Cybersecurity and Wearables

by on July 28, 2017 7:04 am
What Is Cybersecurity? Cybersecurity is the body of technologies, processes and practices designed to protect networks, computers, programs and data from attack, damage or unauthorised access [1]. With continuously evolving technology, threats are advancing faster than the cybersecurity advancements being made. Cybercriminals aim to exploit weaknesses within a system, and this has turned cybercrime into… Read more Cybersecurity and Wearables

Big Data and healthcare

by on July 27, 2017 2:01 pm
Data is being generated at a rapidly growing pace. IBM claims that 90% of the data in the world has been generated in the last two years, or in other words, 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created every day [1]. This data holds a lot of value for many different industries, as it contains… Read more Big Data and healthcare

10,000 Steps to IoT in Health Care

by on July 20, 2017 11:38 am
I see many people on campus with electronic wristbands from Fitbit, Polar, Samsung, Garmin, the Apple Watch, or something similar. A commonly held ¬†goal for people with such a fitness gadget is to get the step count over 10,000 daily. But these electronic wristbands have multiple functions other than just being a step counter. The… Read more 10,000 Steps to IoT in Health Care