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AEVI Introduces New Android Based Point of Sale Device
Monday, May 9, 2016 by Richard Harris
AEVI has launched a new portable payment terminal product based on the Android operating system. The tablet point of sale (POS) device, called ‘Albert’, gives companies a platform to manage a range of business functions and accept a number of different forms of secure payments. The Albert POS device provides the ability for retailers to customize the device by only...
NXP Releases NFC Solution for Linux and Android Drivers of IoT devices
Monday, June 29, 2015 by Richard Harris
NXP Semiconductors has released a new plug and play Near Field Communication (NFC) solution for Linux and Android drivers of IoT devices. The new, highly integrated NXP PN7120 helps create NFC solutions and enables exploration of new applications and use cases for IoT and the Smart Home including a variety of appliances and consumer electronics such as home network gate...
Google Believes it Will Rule Smart Wearable App Market With New SDK
Thursday, March 13, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
Sundar Pichai with Google has dropped the news that Google will release an SDK for the wearable’s market in a couple of weeks. He discussed the SDK during a presentation at SWSX on Sunday.It’s the latest salvo in the war for app domination by the two biggest players in the market. Last week Apple launched CarPlay with Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz, Honda, Hyunda...
Internet of Things Connected Device Overload: Are We in the Process of Jumping the Shark
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
Many of you reading this may not be familiar with the term “Jump the Shark.” It originates from an episode of Happy Days in 1977 when the Fonz put on his leather jacket and water skis then jumped a shark held in a pen off of a California beach. I have seen it, not wanting to date myself I won’t say when.The episode was truly terrible, demonstrating that the show had got...
Fujitsu Introduces Smart Wearable Glove with Near Field Communication (NFC)
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 by Richard Harris
It’s too bad that Michael Jackson is not still around, because who else would be better to hawk a smart glove? Fujitsu will just have to find another spokesperson for its smart glove, equipped with a Near Field Communication (NFC) tag reader and that features gesture-based input for maintenance and other on-site operations.It’s actually a great idea. Fuji...
Window’s App Studio Beta Receives Enhancements
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 by Richard Harris
New upgrades to the Windows Phone App Studio Beta have been announced today on the Windows Dev blog.
The Windows Dev team haw made several enhancements including a new cache implementation, allowing developers to access dynamic data or RSS feeds even if the user’s phone is not connected. Microsoft has optimized Visual Studio projects to remove external references when ...