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News Briefs (HTML)
April 2005 (vol. 38 no. 4)
pp. 24-26

Proposed Standard Promises to Enhance Network Operations
The proposed application service resiliency standard would help telecommunications carriers maintain service continuity for high-priority applications regardless of network failures.

Casinos Bet on RFID Technology
To improve marketing and stem fraud, casinos around the world are beginning to put radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology in betting chips.

Using Technology to Save Drowning Victims
A pair of companies has developed a computer-vision-based drowning-detection system for swimming pools that has already saved five lives.

Index Terms:
network-service reliability, RFID, computer applications
Citation:
Linda Dailey Paulson, "News Briefs," Computer, vol. 38, no. 4, pp. 24-26, April 2005, doi:10.1109/MC.2005.135
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