Mobile Device Sensors and Context

There is a wide range of parties interested in sensor-based input from mobile devices. These range from major IT/Internet giants – Apple, Google, Intel – to smaller, emerging companies and numerous academic centers. For one exampl...

Three Stages of Mobile Cloud Development

Over the next three-to-five years we project there will be at least three stages of development of the Mobile Cloud. Stage 1 – Standards and middleware development, focusing on Mobile Cloud reliability issues Stage 2 –  The prolif...

Context Awareness and Mobile Cloud

The evolution of mobile cloud apps involves the advancement and combinations of a number of disciplines in which we include Search Social Networking Context Awareness Device Evolution and Sensors Transcendent Software Developments...

Qualcomm and Medical Mobile Cloud Platforms

As the medical mobile cloud begins to emerge, we are seeing the advent of cloud platforms for mobile medical applications and storage. A number of these are offered by major companies. Qualcomm has a made a major entry into the cl...

Enterprise Mobile Cloud Issues – Revisited

On a broader front, concerning the generic evolution of enterprises and enterprise IT management, our conclusion is that in the enterprise sphere, at this time, mobile clouds and mobile apps are not viewed as a distinct priority. ...

How Users Become Part of the Mobile Cloud

Visually the Cloud is represented in Figure 1. Figure 1 is focused on the wireless side of the Cloud, with the terrestrial connections represented by a single pipe on the right side. This current depiction also describes a multila...

Doctor-Oriented Mobile Cloud Apps

The iPad has been a run-away success in the medical profession. This has led to activity by a number of apps companies to take advantage of the ease of use, flexibility and mobility of the devices. The tablets offer multiple poten...

Mobile Application Management (MAM)

We have previously (June 2012) discussed Mobile Device Management (MDM) as part of the emerging mobile cloud ecosystem in the enterprise area. A companion area that is growing up is MAM. While some observers have written about a b...