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Caroline Wall is an associate editor of the Enterprise IT group. She writes weekly for FierceMobileIT. Before joining the Enterprise IT group, Caroline worked as an intern with the Government group at FierceMarkets. Caroline is a proud North Carolina native with a soft spot for chocolate labs and 30 Rock. She works from the Washington, DC office and can be reached by email or twitter.
Articles by Caroline Wall
A 90-year-old insurance company has found success in Google Glass, according to an article at Baseline. Pennsylvania-based Erie Insurance Group suited up their adjusters with the smartglasses in December 2014 and wrapped up the trial in February of this year.
Android users can now use their mobile devices to control their PCs with a free application from Intel.
We've reported that wearables like smartwatches and smartglasses have enterprise potential, and now there are more statistics to back that up.
Wearables software company APX Labs added $10 million to its pockets in a funding round last week that brought new support from Salesforce Ventures, the venture funding arm of enterprise app giant Salesforce, and SineWave Ventures, according to a report from the Washington Business Journal.
Apple previewed Monday watchOS 2, the first major OS update for the Apple Watch, which gives app developers tools to build more powerful apps running natively on Apple Watch.
Quantum Interface, a user interface and experience company, officially introduced on Monday an interface that lets users more easily perform actions while wearing smartglasses using augmented reality.
Google's recently unveiled Soli, a chip that lets users perform tasks on devices using hand gestures, could allow for new kinds of apps that could prove useful in the enterprise.
Disney said that it's MagicBands program is so successful that the company plans to expand it, according to a Reuters story.
Wearables will become a main staple for enterprises and industrial work settings by 2020, according to a report by research firm Tractica.
Smartglasses will get their start in the enterprise, and it's crucial to find appropriate use cases in order to cement their standing in the workplace, said Atheer Labs CEO Alberto Torres in a recent interview with TechRepublic.