Every year Aricent produces a Technology Vision that showcases the top product design and engineering trends that impact our clients. The report provides a unique perspective on where the industry is headed and how design-integrated engineering is becoming crucial to meet customer expectations. This year's Tech Vision theme is Competing on Speed: Bringing Intelligence into the Customer Experience.
Today, broadband is an indispensable part of daily life for many people. There are two broadband options: wireline and wireless and both have their advantages. The choice for the consumer depends largely on the quality of the service that each can deliver for the specific application.
You may not be aware, but you are touching lives and changing our future by quietly working with us… I am having a wow feeling right now.” - Engineering student, Noida Institute of Engineering and Technology (NIET), Greater NOIDA, Friday, July 7, 2017. This quote captures the positive impact the Arise by Aricent had on NIET students that day and the sense of purpose among the young Aricentians who participated in the CSR volunteering program recently launched by the Aricent Corporate Social Responsibility Team.
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.