Tag: Internet of Things

  • 4 ways in which iBeacons can improve public transport

    4 ways in which iBeacons can improve public transport

    Public transport has always been considered as a cornerstone of any great city. Over the decades‚ these systems have continuously evolved to enable better access and to provide a better user experience. Various forms of technology have enabled transport providers to enhance the experiences they provide. Bus stops‚ for example‚ have changed over the decades…

  • 5 ways iBeacons can boost productivity in hospitals

    5 ways iBeacons can boost productivity in hospitals

    Hospitals have long been at the forefront of adopting new technology. Both public and private institutions recognise the importance of providing the best possible services to their patients‚ and technology enables them to do so. When we consider healthcare and innovation in technology‚ most people understandably assume that innovation involves some sort of a new…

  • Using iBeacons help consumers to safeguard their belongings

    Using iBeacons help consumers to safeguard their belongings

    Security‚ especially for individuals’ belongings and homes‚ has always been a primary concern for people. Solutions have been available across the ages: from a traditional locksmith’s locks to recent technological solutions‚ such as burglar alarms. Technically‚ though these solutions all work‚ they are unfortunately falling out of sync with technological advancements and changing user requirements.…

  • Utilising iBeacons To Make A Smarter Workplace

    Utilising iBeacons To Make A Smarter Workplace

    Over the past few years‚ office environments have become more personalised for employees. Traditional and controlled corporate culture has given way to the influence of the very relaxed and flexible start-up culture. Not only has this changed the way employees interact with their work and colleagues – it’s also played a huge role in increasing…

  • Where is my Connected Kitchen?

    Where is my Connected Kitchen?

    This item was originally written by Sophie Buckle. The desire for smart kitchens is evident‚ as has been confirmed by our survey in which 92 percent of respondents said they were keen to know and understand new smart kitchen features. In fact‚ it appears people are becoming ever more fascinated by the whole ecosystem of…

  • Smart Cities – Whats needed and how they will improve your life

    Smart Cities – Whats needed and how they will improve your life

    If we told you one of the keys to improving the quality of human life was building more smart cities – chances are we’d be greeted with a mix of scepticism and head-scratching. We however are taking a proactive view of this seemingly futuristic idea. Seeing it as a way to make people’s daily routines easier‚…

  • Understanding HomeKit

    Understanding HomeKit

    We use our post-PC technologies – iPhones‚ iPads and wearable tech – to keep in touch with people‚ stay organised‚ manage our health and fitness‚ and even replace our wallets and plastic. With HomeKit‚ now we can also use our iOS devices to connect the products we use in our home — so we can…

  • Why isn’t HomeKit open source?

    Why isn’t HomeKit open source?

    Open source software makes source code available for modification or enhancement by anyone. Whilst there are obvious benefits to the open source approach – individuals‚ mobile app developers and organisations can rapidly contribute to the code-making development process – it also has its disadvantages. One of the major drawbacks is the vulnerability of open source…