Posts Tagged: wireless

James Miller, Walter Johnson Unveil FCC Internet Speed Test Tool

The Federal Communications Commission has launched a speed test application for mobile broadband networks as part of its efforts to help consumers choose wireless providers. The app for Android smartphones works to evaluate the speed and latency of mobile broadband networks, store the information in cloud environments and provide users an overview of actual network… Read more »

Belkin Unveils Echo Sensor Technology for Intelligent Use of Water, Energy and Natural Gas Resources

HydroPoint Data Systems Partners With Belkin Echo Water for Smart Water Management; Department of Defense Selects Belkin Echo Electricity for Military Installation Demonstration Belkin, a trusted leader of technology solutions for office, classroom, IT infrastructure, and mobile environments, today introduced Echo, an advanced sensor technology system for buildings that analyzes the use of water, electricity… Read more »

The Emergency Communications Catalyst: Social Media Meets Amateur Radio

I recently wrote on the coming of age of the “Digital Public Information Officer (PIO)” and how social media, digital volunteers, and organization is key. (Find the original posting here: Considerations for the Digital Public Information Officer) This sparked a lot of great conversation across the Social Media in Emergency Management (SMEM) community and a… Read more »

Celebrating National Cyber Security Awareness Month!

Cyber security is a hot topic among the private and public sector, especially as the consumerization of IT continues to grow as a trend and business tool. And although the Cybersecurity Act of 2012 failed to become a law, the need for strong cyber security measures, particularly within the federal government, has not diminished. If… Read more »

Is the tablet stylus making a comeback?

Is the tablet stylus making a comeback? by Marguerite Reardon January 26, 2012 12:08 PM PST <:time class=datestamp> <:time class=datestamp>http://news.cnet.com/8301-30686_3-57366300-266/is-the-tablet-stylus-making-a-comeback/ Samsung Galaxy Note If indie bands can dress like Fleetwood Mac circa 1975, and women in New York City can sport leg warmers like “Flashdance” extras, why can’t Samsung bring back the stylus pen for… Read more »

Securing Government Data on consumer mobile devices… are you secured?

iPhones, iPads, Droids, etc., Everyone wants to use their own personal devices to connect and collaborate, but is their data protected and more importantly how are you as an agency protecting Government data on these non-blackberry smartphones? Please share your thoughts and I can provide you a solution.