Tag: Cloud Computing

New technology – What you need to know about ‘bots’

Bots can replace human customer service reps for menial tasks like taking product orders, receiving requests for reservations, tracking packages or collating information from various websites or services at once.

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Can Technology Save the Rhino – and Other Endangered and Exploited Creatures?

by Lee Rickwood
Conservation, even techno-enabled, is not easy. For example, hundreds of staff, suppliers, contractors, security personnel, and tourists enter and exit game reserves every day, and monitoring them was not easy in the past – typically, the reserve is in a remote location with only basic IT infrastructure and very limited bandwidth, as Dimension Data executive Bruce Watson explains.

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CBC TV Goes Over-the-Top with IBM Video Services

by Lee Rickwood
The new CBC video player is part of an overall strategy and specific migration plan to greater digital content creation and distribution capabilities, both for pre-recorded content and eventually live programming.

Ekko Entrepreneurs Design The Digital Time Capsule

By Yasmin Ranade
Fuelled by a passion to uniquely connect people to one and another and over time through memories, Ekko has created what it labels, “the world’s first digital time capsule.”

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Canadian Police Forces, Emergency Services Seek to Harness ICT

by Lee Rickwood
Police forces seek to harness the power of various information and communication technologies, and to incorporate best practices for digital evidence management, Next Gen 9-1-1 services, body-worn video camera deployments and cloud-based data storage and processing.

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Consumer Protection and the Internet of Things

Of all the things connected by the Internet of Things, it appears that a robust strategy for consumer protection, corporate security and individual privacy has not yet been fully hooked up. The Internet of Things (IoT) broadly refers to a…