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Humetrix Demos SOS QR Emergency & Disaster Preparedness Mobile Platform at FCC Accessibility Innovations Expo

Press Release | Humetrix | October 20, 2017

Humetrix, developer of the award-winning SOS QR emergency mobile platform, last year’s recipient of the FCC Chairman’s Awards for Advancements in Accessibility (AAA), is honored to participate in this year’s FCC Accessibility Innovation Expo taking place on October 23 in Washington, DC. The Humetrix SOS QR technology has won multiple innovation awards since its first launch in 2014 being recognized by the White House as an innovative technology for disaster preparedness, winning the NHS TestBed competition last year, and the 2016 FCC Chairman’s Award for Advancement in Accessibility.

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Humetrix Receives FCC Chairman's Award for Advancements In Accessibility for SOS QR at M-Enabling Summit

Press Release | Humetrix | June 14, 2016

Humetrix, developer of the award-winning SOS QR emergency mobile platform, just received the 2016 FCC Chairman's Award for Advancements in Accessibility (AAA).  SOS QR was recognized as an important tool to help individuals with disabilities lead independent lives, during a keynote address by FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler at this week's M-Enabling Summit, in Washington, D.C. Available for iOS, Android devices and the Apple Watch, SOS QR lets anyone create an emergency record that includes contacts, medical conditions, medications and allergies, and makes it available via a QR code on the device' lock screen.

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IT Consumerization: A Case Study of BYOD in a Healthcare Setting

This article focuses on the implementation of BYOD in a healthcare setting. First, the challenges of implementing BYOD in the healthcare industry are examined. Next, a case study of The Ottawa Hospital is developed to illustrate the practical benefits and hurdles that must be overcome when hospital staff begin using consumer IT devices in the workplace. Finally, recommendations are offered to help healthcare organizations develop and implement a successful BYOD strategy. Read More »

Open Source Project Management Can Be Risky Business

Our digital lives are powered by programming philosophers who choose to develop their code out in the open. All programs begin with lines of instruction. When ready for execution these lines of instruction are converted to a binary format that the computer can execute. Open source programs are programs where the human readable code is accessible to anyone. This philosophy of openness and freedom has allowed these projects to impact the lives of everyone. The Linux kernel is the core of all Android devices, and nearly a third of all Internet traffic rides on just one openly developed project, Netflix...

Top 10 Linux News Stories of 2016

They grow up so quickly. It's hard to believe that 25 years ago Linus Torvalds announced to the comp.os.minix Usenet group that he was "doing a (free) operating system (just a hobby, won't be big and professional like gnu) for 386(486) AT clones." Since 1991, Linux has grown beyond even Torvalds' dreams. It's not a stretch to say that Linux is everywhere. Corporations large and small use Linux, and it powers computers, mobile devices, and connected hardware. Critical infrastructure relies on the stability and flexibility of Linux...