Thanks to advances in mobile technology, enterprises could save millions of dollars by using virtual reality, according to an article at NetworkWorld.
The next-generation 5G mobile service will need spectrum, the equivalent of "land" for high-speed highways, if cellular operators are going to "pave" the airways for high-speed mobile traffic. The Federal Communications Commission in considering offering the spectrum bands above 24GHz for high-speed 5G cellular service.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Friday, Oct. 17, including Apple's unveiling of new iPads and the projected Apply Pay date, predictions of smartwatches exceeding 100 million by 2019, mobile operators to shift 20 percent of traffic to small cells by 2018, new location-based service firms provide low-cost platforms to carriers and wearable sensor shipments to jump seven-fold by 2019 according to IHS.
Booker, a cloud-based software company, now offers a mobile app complete with point-of-sale features, calendar management and customer data.
Once the bane of IT organizations, cloud file sharing and storage company Dropbox is going after enterprise customers with a vengeance with its Dropbox for Business products, explains Alex Wettreich, head of strategic accounts with Dropbox.
Driven by Apple's HealthKit and Samsung's SAMI platforms, healthcare smartphone accessory sales will top $3 billion by 2019, predicts Juniper Research.
A major mobile revolution could be underway in Silicon Valley that would shift the balance of power among technology vendors and even see the split of some businesses.
The financial services industry is forecast by Frost & Sullivan to invest €87 billion ($110 billion) in payment technology by 2017, much of that going to mobile payments technology.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Sept. 25, including what the You Own Device Act could mean for reselling electronics, the effect mobility could have on a job search, the record breaking weekend for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, smartphones and the portal head units in automobiles and how tougher cell phone standards are making recycling tougher.
IP telephony services with mobile integration and single number reach options are among the top collaboration technology deployments planned by enterprises over the next 12 months.