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Location-Sharing Technologies: Privacy Risks and Controls
July 27, 2010

Due to the ability of cell phone providers to use cell phone towers to pinpoint users’ locations, the increasing popularity of GPS capabilities in cell phones, and the rise of cell phones …

Market Profile: Rich Mobile Application Platforms for the Smartphone 2010
July 6, 2010

Rich mobile applications (RMAs) provide powerful opportunities for institutions to interact with students, faculty, and staff via the smartphones in their pockets. RMAs integrate with and levera…

Universities and Libraries Move to the Mobile Web
June 24, 2010

Key Takeaways Web-enabled smartphones (and their applications) have converged with cloud computing to change the ways people interact with each other and their environments. The academi…

7 Things You Should Know About Location-Aware Applications
March 16, 2009

Location-aware applications deliver online content to users based on their physical location. Various technologies employ GPS, cell phone infrastructure, or wireless access points to identify whe…

Location-Aware Computing
December 1, 2008

The evolving technologies committee is charged with identifying and monitoring evolving technologies and their impact on higher education institutions. This submission is on Location-Aware Comput…

Glimpses of Our IT Future: What’s Green, Mobile, and Regulated All Over?
October 23, 2008

© 2008 Beth Forrest Warner and the 2008 EDUCAUSE Evolving Technologies Committee. The text of this article is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 License …

Student-Initiated Safety Checks
August 24, 2006

When cellphones become safety monitoring devices, students, parents, and administrators can worry less. When cellphones become safety monitoring…

Phone tracker to keep pupils safe
May 1, 2007

A system that tracks students through their mobile phones is among the new technologies being developed to help improve security at America's universities - something increasingly of concern…

7 Things You Should Know About Augmented Reality
October 15, 2005

Augmented reality adds information and meaning to a real object or place. Unlike virtual reality, augmented reality does not create a simulated reality. Instead, it takes a real object or space a…

An Interview with Brett Bobley
December 18, 2006

In this 20 minute recording, we'll hear from the NEH CIO and Director of Digital Humanities Initiative, Brett Bobley .  Listen in as he shares some thoughts on new grant opportunities …

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