Archive | Networks RSS feed for this section

NFC: It’s Not All About Mobile Payments

Nearly every review of the iPhone 5 since its September 14th release has made reference to its conspicuous lack of Near Field Communications (NFC). These reviews, almost without exception, have regarded the absence of NFC as a major defeat for mobile payments.  In addition, most reviewers have written their articles in such a way as […]

Continue reading

Ad-Funded Digital Signage: Is There A Future In It?

Today, I just released a new white paper entitled, “Ad-funded Digital Signage: Is There a Future In It?”. This release came one day after a presentation that I gave at Digital Signage Expo 2010 in Essen, Germany. In both the white paper and the presentation, I laid out the five social and technological trends that […]

Continue reading

WiFi Lives On

Recent announcements by AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile clearly indicate that Wi-Fi is alive in well in the voice and data plans of America’s largest wireless carriers. AT&T says that first quarter connections on its 20,000 hotspots nearly tripled over last year’s connections (10.5 mil vs 3.4 mil). It would seem that AT&T’s purchase of Wayport […]

Continue reading