The Impact of Mobile Technology on Logistics, Transportation and Supply Chain Management

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Logistics, supply chain, and transportation management will benefit from new mobile and networking technologies that will lead to collaboration among manufacturers in order to lower costs. Mobile Strategy GPS logistics near-field communications NFC retail RFID supply chain

Using SMS to gauge gas prices

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The Takeaway and Transportation Nation have teamed up to find out how record gas prices are affecting drivers. All Posts gas prices sms text messages the takeaway transportation nationUsing the Mobile Comons platform and Google Maps, the team has created a map that plots both gas prices and how people are changing their behaviors to cope with pain at the pump. Gas prices are at record highs. And we want to know if it’s changing what you do. Are you ditching the car?

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The Mobile Learner » iPods in Education Part 7: Travel Maps

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Japan Watching

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mobile transport passes8. Watching Europe and Asia mobile markets can give the U.S. an indication of what we might see in the future. Recently Symbian posted a list of the top 20 smartphone features requested in Japan:1. mobile wallet2. MANGA on mobile3. mobile check-in at airports4. mobile keys for door5. mobile employee badges6. mobile cinema tickets7. fingerprint authentication9. face recognition/authentication10. mobile discount/promotion coupons11. scented phones12.

Saving money with Straight Talk cell phone family plans

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Evaluating out the aggregate expense for bigger gatherings can be a task, yet the reserve funds can be sizable relying upon which transporter you pick. Information pail evaluating favors bigger gatherings on both transporters, as the cost per gigabyte diminishes as you climb the scale.

A Mobile Game World

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Once or twice a week I commute to the office using public transport. These days, I see more and more smart-phones – Android, BlackBerry, even the occasional iOS device (a rarity in India because of their relatively prohibitive cost; plus the typical iOS user in India is not one who takes public transport). Sitting on the bus for 20 minutes with not much to really do affords an opportunity to indulge in people watching.

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Mobile University Access

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Find an available computer on campus Transport : Courtesy bus schedule and Transperth information People : Find Curtin Staff members Emergency : Emergency information and phone numbers. For those in higher education looking for examples of a campus that is providing mobile access, you might want to check out a very nice solution at Australia's Curtin University of Technology CurtinMobile. They provide students and staff with the access and information they need via their mobile devices.

Training Remote Employees ? Best Practices in Training Work from Home Employees

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You can create dynamic training by leveraging VR and AR to virtually transport employees to different spaces and make the training experience quite real. Organizations have been disrupted by the uncertainties brought about by COVID-19, forcing employees to work from home. Training remote employees has to be a well-thought-out strategy during this time of transition to ensure business continuity and productivity.

Interesting Mobile Statistics By Tomi Ahonen: mLearnCon

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m-Tickets: Helsinki Public Transportation has been offering mobile tickets since 2001. Tomi Ahonen delivered the first keynote address at the mLearnCon last month in San Diego. His presentation was full of interesting statistics about mobile usage among teens and across geographies – all very useful pointers for m-learning developers. His presentation is now available here. I have pulled out some slides I found interesting.

How Can an Employee Onboarding Software Fill Your Orientation Gaps?

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HR teams can also include other information such as leave policies, benefits received, transportation options, etc. What is an Employee Onboarding Software? An Employee Onboarding Software is a tool that helps employers to facilitate a smooth hiring process for new employees. Furthermore, it gives the HR team a user-friendly digital dashboard, which makes it easier to track the progress of each employee at any given point during the hiring and onboarding process.

8 Reasons to Create Interactive Textbooks for Engaging K-12 Students

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By cutting down expenses for printing, transportation, warehousing etc, publishers can save a huge sum. Are you still looking for reasons to create e-textbooks for students? Well, it’s 2019, and most of the schools and universities have already accepted digital textbooks as the future of education. If you draw a comparison between the two, i.e., traditional textbooks and interactive textbooks, you will see that e-textbooks clearly fare better than regular textbooks.

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All You Wanted to Know About Digital Textbooks

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With expenses like warehousing, transportation, printing and so on out of the picture, the costs involved in developing a digital textbook reduces drastically. Surely by now every individual who has access to digital technology knows what digital textbooks are. But there is still a need to further elaborate certain facts about e-textbooks , just to ensure that all those who are new to converting books to eBooks are on the same page.

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All You Wanted to Know About Digital Textbooks

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With expenses like warehousing, transportation, printing and so on out of the picture, the costs involved in developing a digital textbook reduces drastically. Surely by now every individual who has access to digital technology knows what a digital textbook is. But there is still a need to further elaborate certain facts about e-textbooks, just to ensure that all those who are new to converting books to eBooks are on the same page.

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6 Drivers Of mLearning In The Workplace

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In most organizations sales staff, transportation personnel, and senior executives are mostly mobile. Mobile learning (or mlearning) is probably a hot topic of discussion in your organization right now. In some organizations, L&D staff is struggling to build a business case for mlearning.

Crain’s New York Features MTA’s Bus Time

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And it’s another big step forward in the way cities share information with citizens, something the article highlights at length: The program’s technology and data will be made available to software developers and other transportation systems, which could lead to new apps and widespread deployment. “We An article in Crain’s New York covers the debut of the MTA’s Bus Time system on Staten Island.

Artificial Intelligence: Your Weekend Long Reads

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A panel of experts focussed the AI lens on eight domains they considered most salient: transportation; service robots; healthcare; education; low-resource communities; public safety and security; employment and workplace; and entertainment. Artificial intelligence (AI) was one of the hottest topics of 2017. A Gartner “mega trend,” their research director, Mike J.

The Pros and Cons of Digitization on Jobs – Your Weekend Long Reads

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To transport lifesaving medical supplies faster using drones. Digitization will have profound effects on the world of work. According to McKinsey , while technology will lift productivity and economic growth, up to 375 million people may need to switch occupations or upgrade their skills. Predictions such as this cause much optimism as well as anxiety and head scratching for policymakers, trainers and employees. Should digitization impacts concern the ICT4D community? Yes, for two reasons.

Text to Find Your Bus with MTA’s Bus Time

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By letting anybody with a cell phone simply text in to find when their next bus is coming, the Bus Time system makes public transportation more accessible and reliable. According to an article from WNYC , “Knowing such information can be a key factor in convincing travelers to use public transportation rather than personal vehicles.” Today the MTA debuts their new Bus Time system on Staten Island.

Sexting & Texting; Schools Role

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But we also see the common good in cars; for transportation, for the travel industry, for commerce.etc. In the last year I have come across a number of articles about students sexting. Sexting is when a person sends a nude picture of themselves to someone else. Students have been arrested for sexting and are facing criminal charges such as child pornography. Besides sexting, according to the Smoking Gun, a student was arrested for texting during class because she refused to stop.

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Sexting & Texting; Schools Role

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But we also see the common good in cars; for transportation, for the travel industry, for commerce.etc. In the last year I have come across a number of articles about students sexting. Sexting is when a person sends a nude picture of themselves to someone else. Students have been arrested for sexting and are facing criminal charges such as child pornography. Besides sexting, according to the Smoking Gun, a student was arrested for texting during class because she refused to stop.

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Difference between WCAG, Section 508 and ADA – Tools of Web Accessibility 

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The law touches up different aspects of everyday life, such as education, employment, transportation, and also extends to electronic and information technology, which brings websites under its purview. The web is for everyone. No matter what geographic location, language or nationality one belongs to. A web accessibility policy refers to extending differently-abled persons the same access to digital services, products, and resources, as an able-bodied person.

WNYC’s New Tech City Features Bus Time

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Host Manoush Zomorodi asked Transportation Nation’s Alex Goldmark, “What about people like my mom, who don’t have a smart phone?”. Last week, WNYC’s radio show New Tech City focused on how New York is integrating new technologies into our city’s transit systems. We were delighted that they featured the MTA’s Bus Time. Goldmark responds, “Does your mom text?” He then explains how the MTA’s Bus Time is designed for commuters who might not have the latest gadget.

Reminders to Help Your Subscribers Keep Safe & Dry

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Send Out Emergency Alerts: Keep your subscribers informed of any school, road, public transportation, and office closings in the area. It’s important to let your subscribers know of outage,s but just as important to let your subscribers know when it’s safe to go back home, when transportation may be up and running again, and when schools will be opened. We hope you’re staying dry, safe and out of Sandy’s way.

Text for MLK Day: DoSomething.org Creates a Text Message Game to Immerse Teens in the Civil Rights Struggle

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To celebrate Martin Luther King Day, DoSomething.org has created an immersive text message game that transports young people back to racially segregated America. How would you have fared as a civil rights activist in 1961? Would you have sat by the sidelines as other students stood up for their freedoms? Or would you have added your voice to the cause – and faced the consequences? .

3 Ways You To Use Text Messaging During the Summer Holidays

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Public transportation, social media, web forms, and in person events are all great places to start. And some cities use text messaging in their department of transportation to alert drivers to construction related route changes! Summer is synonymous with fun: outdoor events during the day and into night, with a cold beverage in your hand for all of it. This summer, use text messaging to stay in touch with your community.

MTA Bus Time Hits 1 Million Texts – A Press Roundup

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The Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA) Bus Time initiative, which provides customers in New York with real-time information on the nearest bus, has passed a significant milestone, with 1m text messages requesting transit information sent by commuters in the seven months since the service launched in January 2012. We announced earlier in the wee k that the MTA’s revolutionary Bus Time program had passed a major milestone – one million incoming tests.

My Reflections on the Mobile World Congress

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Show transportation was excellent. Signage, especially for registration from the transportation area, was lacking. Over my career I have become a technology "conference veteran" beginning with Comdex in the 80’s. This event grew to over 220,000 attendees and over 20,000 vendors. For several years I was privileged to be a judge for Best of Comdex, so became very familiar with the conference.

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MTA BusTime coming to the Bronx

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This is very exciting for all of us in the Bronx,” said City Councilman James Vacca, chairman of the Transportation Committee. MTA’s BusTime system , with Mobile Commons, is set to launch their revolutionary BusTime program in the Bronx. The Bronx will be the second borough to get the popular program that sends info to riders’ gadgets. Riders can avoid waits at bus stops by tracking arrivals via computer or cell phone. Hey, Bronx, your Bus Time has arrived.

SMS Nation: Americans Text a Lot, Score Tickets to Sports Games with SMS & Construction Text Updates

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Sasol, a construction company that is currently working on an ethane cracker project in Westlake, Louisiana, now allows its residents to receive text message updates and notifications on road reroutes, lane closures, and transports of heavy equipment and modules that could affect traffic and road safety. Text messaging’s popularity is showing up in all corners of the country. From highways to stadiums, here we highlight three recent and noteworthy uses of SMS in the country.

MTA Chairman Says Bus Time is a Tremendous Success, Set to Expand Citywide

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Should I turn around and find some other means of transportation? In a recent interview on WNYC’s The Brian Lehrer Show , MTA chairman and CEO Tom Prendergast praised the Bus Time system —whose text-message component is run by Mobile Commons —which lets commuters know where their buses are in relation to their stop. He said that not only did riders want services like Bus Time to improve their transit experience, but also they are now expecting them.

Five Government Agencies Improving the Lives of New Yorkers with Text Messaging

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Metropolitan Transportation Authority. With over eight million people who have different needs and ways of communicating, the City of New York frequently uses text messaging as a platform to meet people where they’re at, no matter their age, race, or location. The five organizations below illustrate how municipal agencies can use SMS to help residents and together serve as a model for other cities to engage with local communities. NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

The Ad Council Helps Parents Improve Kids’ Oral Health with a Text Brushing Challenge

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The “2min2x” campaign was promoted across TV, radio, billboards, public transportation, and digital ads. Kids hate brushing their teeth, and parents hate the constant struggle of reminding them. But dental decay is the single most common chronic childhood disease in the United States, affecting 16.5 million children – especially children in low-income families.

mLearning-World.com: mLearning: Mobile Learning and Performance in the Palm of your Hand

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“Rather than allowing your time to be completely wasted by circumstances beyond your control,&# Metcalf tells commuters and business travelers enduring the endless down-time of mass transportation travel, “[w]hat if, in the not-to-distant future, you could gain back hours of such useful time each day?&#

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How Your Text Message Inbox Has Changed for the Better

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The Metropolitan Transportation Authority of New York City launched Bus Time to help commuters plan their trips with real-time information. These days, it’s likely that your SMS inbox includes messages that aren’t from people you know personally. Text messaging has developed from a convenient way to talk to friends and family to a tool that’s being used by almost every industry for various purposes.

Amanda Moskowitz Testimony on The Power of BusTime to Revolutionize Transit

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Why are BusTime and texting technology important for public transportation in NYC? Our General Manager Amanda Moskowitz delivered testimony this morning to the New York City Council. She spoke about the power of the MTA’s BusTime system to revolutionize transit by connecting commuters with reliable bus information. She also suggested the ways in which text messaging can connect all government agencies with their citizens. Read her full testimony below. Thank you Chairman Vacca.

Embracing Mobile To Educate For Tomorrow | MobileBehavior

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Mobile Behavior: an Omnicom Group Company Home People Blog Work Events Press About Us May 12, 2010 by Caleb Embracing Mobile To Educate For Tomorrow The classroom was traditionally a controlled environment; when wireless technology began to invade, skewing the rules of time and space, teachers panicked. What better solution than to ban cellphones altogether? But while mobile phones have been blamed for an increase in exam cheating , SMS has been praised for helping students learn to spell.

Mobile Commons & New York MTA Launch Bus Time – Press Release

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New York, NY – January 26, 2012 – Mobile Commons has partnered with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to provide the text messaging capability of MTA Bus Time — the MTA’s new public bus tracking system that allows riders on more than 50 New York City bus routes to track real-time bus locations on the Internet, via smart phones and by text message. MOBILE COMMONS POWERS TEXT MESSAGES FOR NEW MTA BUS TRACKER IN NEW YORK CITY.

Mobile Learning

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This type of learning could be especially useful for rural areas, where learners may struggle to get to classes due to lack of public transport/unsuitable times etc. Freelance Writing Jobs | Todays Articles | Sign In Browse Sections Home Technology Mobile Technology Mobile Learning Jan 17, 2011 Antonia Sidgwick mobile phone - Niklas Bildhauer A brief look into the positives and negatives of mobile learning and how this technology could advance learning techniques. What is it?

Pockets of Potential | Personalising Learning with the iPod Touch

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Mobile devices enable kids to develop passions and interests via their own personalised, media-enhanced environments that can transport them to different times and places.”

Personalising Learning with the iPod Touch

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Mobile devices enable kids to develop passions and interests via their own personalised, media-enhanced environments that can transport them to different times and places.”

Learning Mobile Devices Are Not Quite New

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The need to move from place to place created a demand for a mobile "device" to transport the written word. skip to main | skip to sidebar SUBSCRIBE TO : POSTS COMMENTS education & tech Learning, Knowledge, Tech, Social Media Education + Tech Milton Ramirez is a 30-something educator, writer and blogger. He manages Education and Tech , which was created to build hope that Education still can make you rich not only spiritually but economically. Milton Ramirez is @tonnet. He has a Ed.D.

The Hindu News Update Service

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Therefore, everyone would wish to join the bandwagon of connectivity as the fourth mode of transportation after land, sea and air. News Update Service Wednesday, January 28, 2009 : 1155 Hrs RSS Feeds Sections Top Stories National International Regional Business Sport Sci. Entertainment Agri.