As the world of computing evolved over the last 30 years — from the mainframe to the cloud and now to the edge — access network architecture and technology has unfortunately failed to keep up with this evolution. These networks were designed and functionally remain a system of “pipes” moving “bits”. To date, their purpose has been to conveniently …Continue reading "Toward Networking Humans and Objects — At the Edge"
The Internet broke. Again. On Tuesday, an outage in Amazon Web Services caused a large part of the Internet, from popular websites to services, to be inaccessible for a significant amount of time. What about the IoT? You may have heard about NEST’s problems back in July 2016, when, during a particularly strong …Continue reading "The Internet Broke, Again: It’s Time for a Change"
Museums have always struggled with understanding their audience and providing an easy, pleasant, yet enriching experience. Today, thanks to the latest developments in technology, a whole world of data is available to those who can take advantage of it. Can museums benefit from it too? According to a recently published article by Rene Chun on …Continue reading "What Are Museums Doing with Big Data?"
Next year is the 10th anniversary of the smartphone. What exciting new innovations do you see on the horizon? Caligoo CTO Nicola Iotti explains why access network will play a decisive role in the evolution of mobile devices.Continue reading "Introducing a Radical Change to Internet Access [Video]"
In Japan sales clerks bow when customers walk in a store. In the U.S., shopping meant building as many stores as possible, stocking aisles with up to 100,000 SKU’s and kludgy experiments with kiosks and self checkout. By the mid 2000’s retailers became wedged between the on-line and off-line worlds. The chains were in …Continue reading "Something Smells Foul in Retail"