Posts Tagged ‘Telecommunications Systems’

IDC Predicts Jump in Internet of Things Spending in 2018

Worldwide spending on the Internet of Things (IoT) will increase 14.6 percent in 2018, reaching $772.5 billion, according to the latest report from International Data Corp. Campus Technology 

NYC broadband initiative looks to eliminate the homework gap

With this effort, every student in the city could have home access to high-speed internet by 2025. edscoop

The FCC’s craven net neutrality vote announcement makes no mention of the 22 million comments filed

For someone who claims to be working for the American people, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai sure doesn’t seem to care what they have to say. In his announcement today that the Commission would vote whether to roll back net neutrality rules on December 15, he made no mention of the inconvenient and embarrassing fact that […]

Enhancing a 3D Printer with Online Access

This paper looks at different ways of providing a RepRap 3D printer with online access and remote control to be operated from multiple devices including mobile devices. Different technological solutions that can be used with distinct printers are identified and tested. The selected and implemented remote access solution is described and examples of printed parts […]

Sharing Online Experiments – An Excellent Opportunity for Networking of Higher Education Institutions

The opportunity for networking of higher education institutions (HEIs) by networking of their remote laboratories (RLs) is considered in this paper. Several important issues regarding successful HEIs networking by networking of their RLs are highlighted and resulted from a round table discussion during Experiment@ International Workshop 2016 “The Emerging Technologies on the Internet of Everything […]

Download Report: Supporting Digital Transformations in Schools: How to build a network infrastructure that will have you poised for ed-tech success

In 2014, the Wayne Highlands School District in Wayne County, Pa., embarked on a journey to transform instruction by giving every high school student an iPad and empowering stu- dents at all grade levels to learn through digital creation and investigation. CISCO, and eSchool News

EducationSuperHighway Releases Annual “State of the States” Report

EducationSuperHighway’s founder and CEO Evan Marwell talks about his organization’s efforts to bring fiber to the nation’s final 2,000 public schools, the decreasing costs of broadband and the uncertainties around the FCC’s plans for the E-Rate program. Converge  

Download Report: Signs of digital distress: Mapping broadband availability and subscription in American neighborhoods

Signs of digital distress: Mapping broadband availability and subscription in American neighborhoods The internet is now a fundamental component of the American economy, creating new ways to educate, employ, bring services to, and entertain every person. Broadband, especially wireline broadband in American homes, is the essential infrastructure for unlocking the internet’s economic benefits. However, broadband […]

What are the affordances of information and communication technologies?

The paper examines the notion that Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) have affordances that epitomize the features of our late modern age (Giddens, 1991 GiddensA (1991) Modernity and self identity(Cambridge, Polity Press) [Google Scholar] and explores whether these affordances (Salomon, 1993 Salomon, G. (Ed.) (1993) Distributed cognitions—psychological and educational considerations(Cambridge, Cambridge University Press) [Google Scholar] , p. 51) […]

Virtual science lab startup Labster bags $10M to accelerate its ed tech play

Ed tech startup Labster whose software platform enables virtual simulations of laboratories for teaching life science to students, has closed a $10 million Series A round of funding led by early stage European VC firm Balderton Capital. Stockholm-based Northzone is also joining the round, as is Unity Technologies founder David Helgason — clearly spying strategic […]