Gartner recently published a report analyzing the impact of the decision to make Teams the hub for teamwork and makes recommendations for decision makers when mapping their requirements. The post Gartner report—Microsoft’s new vision for communications and collaboration in Office 365 appeared first on Office Blogs.
Readers of the John Oxley Library blog may remember a previous post regarding photographs of Frank Tunley and the wonderful dolls’ houses, models, maps and educational aids which he created for the children at the Brisbane School for the Blind (later known as Narbethong State Special School). One of the wonderful outcomes of our “Magnificent... Read more
Google and sensor maker Aclima have finished a two-year air-quality mapping exercise of major Californian areas.
In Zanzibar, an innovative mapping initiative is using new technology to help policy makers fight the effects of rising sea levels
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Another networking provider is climbing into the security market. ExtraHop Networks Inc., maker of an appliance-based analytics platform for monitoring networks, is rolling out version 7.0 today. It features what it calls “Live Activity Maps,” which are three-dimensional representations of interactions within networks. Show More Summary
If you use public transportation in D.C. (or anywhere, really) you've probably fantasized about how to improve its layout. [ more › ]
It's powered by social media, and includes a map for victims to alert authorities to the need for rescue using Twitter. [ more › ]
WRAL: Map makers can use election data to achieve political goals as they redraw North Carolina’s legislative districts, but they’re forbidden from considering voters’ race under criteria approved Thursday by the House and Senate committees overseeing the process. These rules … Continue reading ?
Mens Agitat Molem – Futility Closet In 2010 Jeremy Wood walked around the campus of the University of Warwick with a GPS device to “draw” a map at 1:1 scale. Altogether he covered 238 miles in 17 days. Web Maker – A blazing fast & offline...Show More Summary
iRobot, the maker of Roomba, made big news this week when an interview with its CEO mentioned plans to sell the map data of customers' homes to third parties. Today, the company launched damage control measures and the CEO is spreading assurances that this is all just a big misunderstanding. More »
With vacuum maker iRobot looking to sell user's house maps to smart home vendors, an AppleInsider reader asked Apple what it planned to do with data collected by the HomePod's room mapping technology. Unsurprisingly, Apple confirmed it has no intention of saving or sharing information about a user's home layout.
iRobot, the company behind Roomba, is convinced that the future lies in data collection and partnerships with corporations like Amazon and Google, as opposed to cleaning your floors or vacuuming the carpet. The post Roomba Maker Wants to Sell Maps of Your Home to Google, Amazon appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Cute robovacs map your homes and now their maker wants to sell that data to smart home device manufacturers.
iRobot's chief executive said mapping data from its Roomba could be sold to Apple, Amazon, or Google in the coming years.
Robotic vacuums like the Roomba have made it easy for even the laziest people to keep their floors clean. Now, Roomba maker iRobot Corp. has found another use for the little robots: building maps for your smart home devices. Some ofShow More Summary
A new report from Reuters outlines the push from Roombo vacuum maker iRobot to expand further into smart home territory. According to the report, iRobot is looking to start collecting mapping information and sell it to tech companies such as Apple to help improve their smart home information. more…
(Reuters) — The Roomba robotic vacuum has been whizzing across floors for years, but its future may lie more in collecting data than dirt. That data is of the spatial variety: the dimensions of a room as well as distances between sofas, tables, lamps and other home furnishings. To a tech industry eager to push […]
TECHNOLOGISM WITH CHINESE CHARACTERISTICS: China’s Grip on Maps Hinders Self-Driving Car Makers. Self-driving cars need detailed maps to help them discern their exact location, navigate tricky intersections and avoid fixed objects like buildings. Show More Summary