Are You Ready For Education 3.0?

It is not that long ago when ‘technology-enabled education’ meant a weekly class trip to the computer lab. Today, students and teachers enjoy a wealth of technology-driven educational resources – from MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses), YouTube videos on any subject and Google Hangouts, to collaborative study tools, mobile leaning and cloud-based homework applications. School hallways are filled with tablet …

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Nokia Seeks to Enter Digital Health Arena With Withings Bid

Nokia announced plans Tuesday to acquire Withings S.A., a French maker of of fitness trackers and other digital health products and apps in a bid to bolster its technology licensing portfolio in one of the most promising verticals emerging in the Internet of Things. Withings will be part of Nokia Technologies, an advanced technology and licensing business the Finnish telecommunications …

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Customers WANT Mobile POS in Restaurants and Retail Shops

Last year, the mobile adoption rate for POS hovered around 50%, and that number is on pace to hold steady or go up before the end of this year. They say that 2016 is the year that mobile goes mainstream and overtakes traditional point of sale.  Part of this has to do with the functionality and selling points of mobile POS: …

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ArmorActive Supports GoPro's Grass Roots Marketing Event

ArmorActive’s Radius Stand and Full Metal Jacket Enclosure for Surface Pro 3 is helping GoPro throughout the US and in Latin America, Japan, China, Southeast Asia, Australia, and New Zealand. GoPro will host 10 to 15 events throughout the US this year and 50 events globally. The purpose of GoPro’s events is to raise brand awareness and exposure, to maintain …

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MTI Deploys Enterprise Tablet Pro™ in Falabella Chile Retail Stores

Falabella Chile, a  multinational chain of department stores in South America, has found it difficult to display the amount of furniture that it would like, due to square footage restrictions. To overcome this real estate issue, Falabella will deploy 4 Enterprise Tablet Pro’s in the Home Goods sections of each store, allowing the customer to view the full Falabella furniture …

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West Chester Hospital launches bedside tablet program for patients

WEST CHESTER TWP. — West Chester Hospital has launched a program that allows patients to view detailed information about their own medical care and hospital stay as well as access entertainment apps and the Internet. The My UC Health Bedside tablet program was distributed at the hospital today via 145 Samsung tablet computers, letting patients navigate the Epic MyChart Bedside …

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Smartwatch Sales To Grow 48% By 2017

Wearables will achieve over 18% growth in 2016, with smartwatches taking the lead for earnings growth potential, Gartner predicts. Wearable electronic sales will reach 274.6 million units in 2016, predicts Gartner. The group forecasts an 18.4% jump from 232 million units sold in 2015. The market will drive $28.7 billion in revenue in 2016. Of that total, $11.5 billion will …

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Tablet checkout program an indicator of how libraries are changing

The Amarillo Public Library has launched a new computer tablet checkout program at two out of it’s five locations, an example of how it is adapting to technology and people’s needs. Two weeks ago the library started checking out Google Nexus 7 tablets for in-library use at the East Branch and North Branch libraries, said Amanda Barrera, director of library …

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