Cross-Platform vs. Native App Development

Aug 4, 2016 watch 3 min

More and more companies want to bring their solutions, websites and product offers on smart phones and tablets.  For the last several years both the mobile developers and the clients have been faced a core question: native app or a cross-platform solution? A native app represents a development technology for a specific operating system of…

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Distributed Testing: Pros, Cons & Best Practices

Aug 2, 2016 watch 4 min

In agile projects with short iterations, when new versions come up very frequently, optimization of the testing process is the main goal for the QA team. Hence, distributed testing is a very popular method as it significantly reduces the testing time. It is obtained by a simultaneous run of tests on multiple computers interacting with…

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Smart Glass: Innovative Technology for the Future of Cars

Jul 28, 2016 watch 2 min

The term ‘Smart Glass’, also known as intelligent glass, switchable glass, smart or switchable windows, represents a new technology enabling glass properties changes in accordance with external conditions like temperature, light, pressure or electricity. Thus, for example, a well-known automotive supplier Continental presented its ‘Intelligent Glass Control’ at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las…

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How smart glasses will transform banking

Jul 21, 2016 watch 2 min

Wearables in a form of smart glasses are becoming a big deal. They represent a miniature computer that is able to integrate augmented reality with your own. The innovative hands-free tech allows consumers to send email and text messages, take pictures or video. But they can much more. Most of them also enable online banking transactions…

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Top Trends in M2M Communication

Jul 12, 2016 watch 2 min

The Internet of Things is growing rapidly. According to Gartner Research there will be about 25 billion connected devices in use by 2020. This trend provides an indication for the increasing role of technologies that enable connection between various devices. M2M (Machine-to-Machine) refers to the development of methods and standards ensuring a location-independent end-to-end communication…

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E-health: Medicine meets the IoT

Jul 5, 2016 watch 3 min
Internet of Things in Medicine

The term ‘e-health’ has become the latest buzzword. It is used to characterize the combination of technologies from two different areas: the Internet and medicine. It implies a usage of digital media with a key goal to enable more effective and easier medical attendance and treatment of patients. Due to the digital transformation health data is…

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IoT: smart technologies for smart cities

Jun 28, 2016 watch 3 min

At the beginning of the 19th century only 2 percent of the world population had lived in cities. By 2050 about 70 percent of the global population is forecasted to live in urban areas. Already now rapidly growing cities are faced with the challenge to reduce the environmental pollution, to maintain mobility and power supply…

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Energy Management: Why pay for the energy you don’t really use?

Jun 20, 2016 watch 2 min

What is EMS?  Energy Management System (EMS) collects and analyses data from electricity, gas and water facilities in real time with the key goal to improve energy efficiency and reduce costs. It’s suitable for private houses as well as organizations, irrespective of size, but especially profitable for those that consume a big amount of energy….

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5 advantages of living in a smart home

Jun 14, 2016 watch 2 min

The house of tomorrow is smart. A smart home knows exactly what its residents need and takes over many annoying duties. It sounds fantastic, but it’s a reality. Atmospheric lighting, well-tempered room, or a message on your smartphone advising you when the washing machine is done. Living in a smart home is just more comfortable. All…

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Connected cars: the mobility of tomorrow

Jun 2, 2016 watch 3 min

Fewer traffic congestions, more security and comfort, environmental sustainability, and a variety of information and entertainment services – the future of connected cars looks very attractive.  By 2020 the share of cars connected to the Internet worldwide is expected to be 22 percent.  Nevertheless, there is a lot of work to do before smart cars…

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Wearables — the future of medical care

May 31, 2016 watch 2 min

Smart watches and fitness bracelets are gaining in importance. In the next 5 years the popularity of wearables is forecasted to increase enormously, especially in the healthcare sector. By 2021 the global healthcare device shipment and revenue is expected to reach 98 million units.  The smart health watchers Until recently wearables have got more attention in…

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Internet of Things — the future is already here

May 26, 2016 watch 2 min

Life is becoming smarter: smart city, smart home, smart car, smart watch. More and more aspects of our lives get influenced by the Internet of Things. It’s no longer a story from a fantasy movie. The majority of traditional devices like wash machines or fridges are already connected with a smart phone. Both consumers and…

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Healthcare trends to change healthcare industry

May 3, 2016 watch 3 min

The intensified regulatory and financial support is about to make healthcare smarter, cheaper and more effective. Healthcare providers strive to improve patients` access and experience, and adoption of high-end healthcare technologies is the best solution. We`ve rounded up to 5 trends that are about to change the healthcare industry.

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Changes In Microsoft. 7 Growing Trends To Watch

Apr 26, 2016 watch 6 min

The internet is packed with articles about Microsoft development strategies and their influence on the IT industry. While everyone is jabbering about their trends, hits and flops, I would like to draw your attention to some hidden aspects of the latest changes in Microsoft, and their underestimated potential.

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7 security threats every bank CISO should know

Apr 19, 2016 watch 3 min

Every day major financial institutions are under a cyber attack thus, cyber security issues retain leading positions on the annual bank agendas. For financial institutions and banks, in particular, a breach of security can result in a monetary loss, a fall in consumer confidence and damage to the brand. And that`s a strong reason to…

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