Archives for August 2013

Mobile Technology And The Gaming Industry

Casino Royale en Las Vegas

Casino Royale Las Vegas – widipedia

Casinos present a sizable and powerful temptation for theft by both customers and employees, since casinos are a wealthy industry. In 2012, for example, the gross gaming revenue of the casino industry was more than $37 billion, according to the American Gaming Association.

In the traditional security model of previous decades, surveillance officers working behind one-way mirrors on catwalks spotted card cheats and card counters at gaming tables. These thieves were then ejected from casino facilities or captured for later prosecution, depending upon the decisions made by casino management. [Read more…]

About DeAnna Davidson

DeAnna Davidson is a proven technologist and business leader who is passionate about the power of mobile computing to revolutionize a business or industry, and dedicated to helping organizations use mobile, wireless, and web technologies to their advantage.

Mobile Computing Trends In 2013 And Beyond

Bill-Chamberlin-HorizonWatching

Bill-Chamberlin-HorizonWatching

In his Slideshare presentation, “Mobile Computing: A 2013 HorizonWatching Trend Report,” HorizonWatching Community Leader Bill Chamberlin described a series of new trends that he predicts will come to mobile computing. Some of his predictions are the natural progression of mobile computing; as the use of mobile devices such as smartphones and tablet computers increases in the consumer, business and government markets, networks will need to become faster and stronger to handle the increasing demands of big data. [Read more…]

About DeAnna Davidson

DeAnna Davidson is a proven technologist and business leader who is passionate about the power of mobile computing to revolutionize a business or industry, and dedicated to helping organizations use mobile, wireless, and web technologies to their advantage.

Forest Knowledge Management via Mobile Data Collection

Forest lake in summer

Forest lake in summer (Photo credit: Axel-D)

Forest Knowledge Management, and the preservation of forests and other natural resources, has long been a concern of many government organizations. According to a recent European Commission report, tropical forests alone are disappearing at a rate of about 13 million hectares per year, an area approximately the size of Greece. This deforestation may happen for several natural reasons, such as illness caused by pest infestations, flooding, and wildfires accidentally set by lightning strikes or caused through arson. [Read more…]

About DeAnna Davidson

DeAnna Davidson is a proven technologist and business leader who is passionate about the power of mobile computing to revolutionize a business or industry, and dedicated to helping organizations use mobile, wireless, and web technologies to their advantage.

Military Personnel Usage Of Mobile Computing

320px-Flickr-U.S._ArmyAlthough mobile technology is an ever-expanding presence in the civilian environment, the military has been slower to utilize the benefits of mobile computing. Adoption of mobile computing technology using smartphones and tablet computers has traditionally faced three obstacles: financial restrictions, reliability in rugged field conditions, and security. [Read more…]

About DeAnna Davidson

DeAnna Davidson is a proven technologist and business leader who is passionate about the power of mobile computing to revolutionize a business or industry, and dedicated to helping organizations use mobile, wireless, and web technologies to their advantage.