Pervasive Computing

Technology Map Detailed Contents January 2015

Importance of the Technology

The Technology in Brief

  • Enabling Components
  • Systems
    • Network Infrastructure
    • Software Architecture
    • Standards

Commercial Development Parameters

  • Demand Factors
    • The Need for a Killer App
    • Privacy Concerns
    • Example Customers
  • General Constraints
    • Value Capture
    • Standards and Interoperability
    • Cost
  • Synergistic Technologies
    • Interfaces
    • Networks
    • Visible-Light Communication
    • Power Sources
    • Ubiquitous Embedded Processing
    • Software Architecture
  • Competing Technologies
  • Required Resources
  • Regulatory Factors
    • Liability
    • Privacy and Security
    • Network Neutrality

Areas to Monitor

  • Sensors
  • Power Sources
  • Commercial Smart Spaces
  • Business Models
  • Human-Computer Interfaces
  • Intelligent Agents
  • Context Awareness
  • Software Productivity
  • Network Neutrality
  • Cellular Networks
  • Wireless LANs
  • Standards and Interoperability
  • Multihop and Mesh Networking
  • Privacy
  • Acceptance of Autonomy
  • Security
  • Processors
  • Liability
  • Wild Card

Implications of Commercialization

  • Security Matters (A+D)
  • Walled Gardens (B+C+D)
  • Pervasive Computing in a Niche Market (A+B+C)
  • The Pervasive Solution (A+B+C+D)

Opportunities

  • Connected Lifestyle
    • Connected Appliances and the Smart Home
    • The Internet of Things
    • Smartphone and Tablets
    • Social Networking
    • Connected Gaming
    • Casinos and Gambling
    • Vehicles As Smart Spaces
    • Intelligent-Transportation Systems and Semiautonomous Vehicles
    • Location-Based Services
    • User Interfaces
    • Wearable Life Recorders
    • Wireless Power and Energy Harvesting
  • Education and Training
    • Digital Classrooms
    • Pervasive Learning and the Handheld Computing
    • E-Readers
  • Environment and Infrastructure Sensing and Monitoring
    • Smart Grids and Smart Homes
    • Sensor-Network Systems
    • Mobile Sensor Platforms
    • Multisensor Platforms
  • Health and Fitness
    • Performance Monitors
    • Exergaming
    • Smart Spaces in Hospitals and Long-Term-Care Facilities
    • Medecine
    • Integrated Connected Hospital
    • The Connected OR
    • Human Augmentation and Brain-Machine Interfaces
  • Security
    • The Military Internet of Things
    • Law Enforcement
    • Border and Port Security
    • Biometrics
    • Remote Home- and Enterprise-Security Monitoring
    • Disaster Relief and Humanitarian Technology
  • Workplace Productivity and Commerce
    • Virtual Personal Assistants
    • Enterprise Social Networking
    • Telepresence
    • Payment Systems
    • Smart Warehouses and Automated Inventory Management
    • Factory Automation
    • Smart Buildings in Commercial and Public Settings
    • Construction, Building-Information Management, and Contracting
    • Employee-Location Tracking

Updates

Viewpoints Features

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