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January-March 2009 (vol. 8 no. 1)
pp. 2-4
Roy Want, Intel Research
Pervasive computing's primary green contribution is its ability to turn dumb technologies into smart power-aware technologies. Although the operation of these technologies might save energy, when considering the big picture, the net saving might not be positive unless their operational life is sustained beyond the energy breakeven point.
Index Terms:
pervasive computing, green technology, environmental sustainability
Citation:
Roy Want, "How Green Is Green?," IEEE Pervasive Computing, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 2-4, Jan.-March 2009, doi:10.1109/MPRV.2009.8
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