Context-aware services can leverage the mobile devices field service workers carry with them and the data that is generated by those devices and by other sources to improve their performance and better satisfy customers.
Microsoft unveiled last week its HoloLens, a holographic headset and platform that offer the computing power that enterprises need to perform complex task requiring hands-free work and holographic images that can be combined with real images in exciting ways. Unfortunately, it's not all that mobile.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Wednesday, Jan. 21, including Shapr's $3 million for business networking app, HP's eight new mobile devices for the enterprise, Open Internet Consortium's IoT framework code preview, LOCX's secures apps and photos on Android devices and Instagram's invitation to Android users to beta test new features.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Jan. 20, including a possible stylus for the iPad, Google's release of its Calendar app for the iPhone, wearables and wireless charging get a boost, Google Glass graduating and what this year will mean for voice over Wi-Fi.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Friday, Jan. 16, including BlackBerry's denial of Samsung rumors, chemical firm Albemarle's plans to split BYOD costs with employees, HealthTronics picks AirWatch for mobile management, IoT analytics market making up one-third of analytics revenue by 2020 and tablet market's increase to 8.5 percent CAGR through 2019.
Enterprise demand for M2M is fueling the market for mobile M2M modules – chips that enable data processing and communication between M2M devices. Infonetics Research estimates that the mobile M2M module market will increase nearly three-fold, from $1.6 billion this year to $4.5 billion in sales by 2018.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Jan. 15, Google Glass explorer program shut down, Marriott stands down in war on Wi-Fi, the increase in global SIM card shipments, the effect of interactive ads at Time and the latest executive hire at Kony.
Doctors are becoming increasingly frustrated with hospital IT departments over a lack of mobile investment, tools and support, according to a new report from Spyglass Consulting.
Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Wednesday, Jan. 14, including Facebook at Work's pilot debut today, videoconferencing shift toward software-based systems and personal devices, decline of mobile broadband modem shipments, Internet of Things transformative power and the $9 billion revenue value in mobile entertainment.
Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Jan. 13, including a Supreme Court battle for Google and Oracle, the latest offering from SOTI, another funding round for App Annie, still a pulse in PC's veins and why analysts expect a surge in the biometrics market.