Today, with the proliferation of smart devices, the need to provide location-based services to users has become an important criterion for enterprises. We have already started witnessing a significant increase in Global Positioning System (GPS) devices that can provide location-based positioning in outdoor locations. However, enterprises are also facing tremendous challenge in providing location-based services in indoor environments, where the GPS signal is weak. Unified Tracking Solution (UTS), an evolving technology, can be leveraged to ascertain the exact position of a user, both indoor and outdoor.
The dawn of the 5G era is just around the corner, and the expectation for what it will deliver for consumers and businesses is sky-high. With the promise of blistering speed and low latency, 5G is expected to usher in a golden digital age of remote healthcare, autonomous vehicles and advanced robotics. It heralds an explosion of augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) applications and accelerates the already rapid growth of the Internet of Things (IoT).
The Android Hardware Abstraction Layer (HAL) is an interface for hardware vendors to implement that allows the Android application/framework to communicate with hardware-specific device drivers. The Android application uses HAL APIs to get service from hardware devices.
The Zinnov Confluence 2017 in Bengaluru focused on the theme - Towards a new world order, at warp speed, including one of the key tracks Workplace 2.0: Re-Imagining Experience. The track focused on various aspects of Workplace 2.0 including Talent acquisition v/s Skill acquisition; Technology, Personalization and HR as well as Owning Employee Experience.
Internet of Things or IoT is a technology that deals with bringing control of physical devices over the internet. We are already surrounded by smartphones, smartglasses, smartwatches, and smart homes, but IoT will create an explosion of new devices and applications, one of which is the smart office.
We have seen a dramatic transformation in both life and work in recent years as a result of new technology, from smartphones to the Internet of Things, with the prospect of bringing an additional 20 billion connected things online by 2020, according to Gartner.