SEAndroid & SELinux, Making Devices More Secure: A Technology Primer

on November 13, 2014 Android For Business and Tags: with 0 comments

Security when it comes to Android has always been a hotly debated topic in the industry. As OEMs try and adapt Android to new devices, security (or the lack of it) is a big concern to them. This is especially true for OEMs using Android to develop Business IP phones, medical devices and other such [...]

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Automotive Telematics: How Android Is Driving Innovation In This Space

on October 21, 2014 Embedded Android: Technology & Trends and Tags: with 0 comments
android telematics development

When it comes to innovation in the automotive space, infotainment systems and smart dashboards are quickly becoming the next big thing. And while there are many different ways to build these systems using embedded technology, Android is proving to be a strong contender for the top OS. Why is embedded Android ideal for telematics development? [...]

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Failure To Connect: A Look At Wireless Innovations That Haven’t Quite Taken Off

on November 6, 2014 Wireless Networks: Technology & Trends and Tags: with 0 comments

With innovation comes frustration. Introducing a new idea or technology innovation is exciting, but every once in a while there comes an idea so big, consumers aren’t quite sure what to do with it. From a competitive strategy standpoint, there are advantages to being the first mover on a new product. You attract an audience [...]

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Unlocking Gridlock: How Smart Technology Is Being Used To Combat Traffic Jams

on October 27, 2014 Embedded Android: Technology & Trends and Tags: with 0 comments
smart technology combats traffic

If you’ve ever sat in gridlock when you have somewhere to be, you understand the feeling of wanting to rip the steering wheel from the console and start walking. It seems like the Jetsons were able to solve the problem, what is taking us so long? Well, get ready to screw the steering wheel back [...]

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What About LiFi? Looking At Wireless Technology In A New Light

on October 6, 2014 Wireless Networks: Technology & Trends and Tags: with 0 comments
LiFi technology

It’s truly an exciting time to watch the landscape of wireless technology expand. As the demand for wireless connectivity continues to increase, this demand is pushing the capacity and efficiency of wireless technologies to their limits. There is, however, a light at the end of the tunnel. And not just any light either: an LED [...]

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ANDSF Premier: Access Network Discovery and Selection Function

on September 30, 2014 Wireless Networks: Technology & Trends and Tags: with 0 comments
introduction to ANDSF

ANDSF, which stands for access network discovery and selection function, is an entity within the EPC (evolved packet core) with the purpose of assisting UEs in the discovery/selection of access networks, such as WiFi, WiMax, and LTE, in their vicinity; providing them with rules policing the connection to these networks (1). ANDSF client, which runs [...]

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Playing Smart: Android Toys & Other Intelligent Devices That Are Transforming Playtime

on September 18, 2014 Android Devices At Home and Tags: with 0 comments
android toys

The famous fictional astronaut Buzz Lightyear once said: to infinity and beyond! Wise beyond his years, Buzz saw the potential for toys. In what’s become a disruptive innovation for traditional hard plastic dolls and board games, embedded toys are true game changers for the toy industry. For the young at heart, the idea of all the gadgets [...]

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Health Sensor Integration On Android Jelly Bean 4.2

on September 11, 2014 Android Medical Device Development and Tags: with 1 comment
Health Sensor Integration With Android Jelly Bean

Most Android-powered devices have built-in sensors that measure motion, orientation, and various environmental conditions. These sensors are capable of providing raw data with high precision and accuracy, and are useful if you want to monitor three-dimensional device movement or positioning, or if you want to monitor changes in the ambient environment near a device. For [...]

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Up to Speed: A High-Level Look At The Different Technologies Emerging In Wireless

on September 4, 2014 Wireless Networks: Technology & Trends and Tags: with 0 comments
up to speed: keeping up with the latest wireless technology

An introductory article on the different technologies emerging in the wireless space can feel like an introductory article how to speak a foreign language. For some, the language makes sense; they’ve been around it, taken a couple classes and maybe even traveled to a place where that’s the only language spoken. For others, it can [...]

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Wireless Evolution: A Look At Today’s Wireless Technology & Where It’s Headed

on September 2, 2014 Wireless Networks: Technology & Trends and Tags: with 1 comment
evolution of wireless tech

Wireless technology is ever-evolving, and there’s no end in sight. But where did it all begin? How did we get to where we are now? We’ve put together an infographic illustrating the transformations of wireless technologies from 1G in the 80s to the latest developments, to projections of connectivity in 2020. It’s been quite a [...]

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