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Topic: Mobile Devices

4 Smart Ways To Secure Guest Wireless Access To Your Business Network
Security

4 Smart Ways To Secure Guest Wireless Access To Your Business Network

Many businesses today are scrambling to support the increasing demand for safer and faster guest wireless access to their networks. Wifi users today expect a certain level of access, you can't just throw up some access points anymore and call it a day, you need to deliver an experience to your users that enables mobility and security for both them and your organization.

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7 Must-Know Classroom Technology Trends that are Changing Education
Strategy

7 Must-Know Classroom Technology Trends that are Changing Education

In today’s mobile-centric, always connected school environments, keeping up with new technology trends can have a major impact on your continued ability to offer your students the education they want and need. Schools now recognize the influence wireless and mobile technologies are having on their students as well as how it's shaping new ways of thinking and teaching. More colleges and universities are starting to get on board with utilizing newer learning methods for higher education that are targeted to how students want to learn and what are most effective for them to succeed not only in the classroom but after they graduate.

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3 Schools Creating Perfect Interactive Experiences Using Beacons
Strategy

3 Schools Creating Perfect Interactive Experiences Using Beacons

The increased proliferation of technology in the classroom has changed how students learn. New mobile classroom technology has created an efficient and effective way of making resources available to your students and faculty. However, these digital tools have also brought a disconnect between your students and the physical world. Deploying beacon technology in schools is a way to bring that connection back and help the students interact with the world through a channel they are familiar with and already understand. Beacons let you bridge that gap between digital devices and the physical learning experience.

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4 Reasons Why College CIO's Should be Deploying RTLS
Mobility

4 Reasons Why College CIO's Should be Deploying RTLS

It's not a question of if but a question of when. Of course I'm referring to RTLS or Real-Time Location Services, the popular "buzzword" you're probably more familiar with are beacons. It's time to start offering your students, faculty and even guests an interactive experience when they access your school's wireless network. Beacon technology is already gaining traction from retail to airports to large sports stadiums everyone is starting to test the waters seeing huge potential. As for colleges and universities the possibilities and reasons to start an RTLS strategy are virtually endless.

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What are Beacons and Why Should the Retail Industry Care?
Strategy

What are Beacons and Why Should the Retail Industry Care?

Imagine yourself at the grocery, choosing between several brands of shampoo. As you walk down the aisle, your phone prompts you with a notification – a ‘buy one get one free' sale on Pantene products, which just so happens to be right in front of you. This is a simple example of how beacon technology can interact with your customers on your wireless network. By using location or context-based services your able to offer your customers and/or employees a more efficient, valuable and dynamic shopping experience, but how do beacons really work and why should they be part of your retail mobility strategy? 

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Is Your Campus Wifi Quality Affecting Student Enrollment?
Strategy

Is Your Campus Wifi Quality Affecting Student Enrollment?

What drives attendance at our colleges and universities? Is it academics, maybe it’s tradition or a top tier academic program. What if I told you that 38% of students said that the quality of campus wifi was a deciding factor when choosing a school to attend. In addition to this about 30% of college students say that they would recommend a school solely based on the quality of the wifi.

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