Printing and Fabrication

July–Sept. 2014

Pervasive Computing magazine cover

A revolution is occurring in terms of how pervasive computing hardware is designed, prototyped, and manufactured. A broad set of researchers and users now have access to a host of digital fabrication tools and techniques that empower them to create new devices and realize new concepts more quickly, cheaply, and easily. This special issue brings together four articles that describe recent research in this space of printing and fabrication for pervasive computing. Read article »

About IEEE Pervasive Computing

IEEE Pervasive Computing explores the many facets of pervasive and ubiquitous computing with research articles, case studies, product reviews, conference reports, departments covering wearable and mobile technologies, and more.

Articles from IEEE Pervasive Computing

Behavioral Imaging and Autism

Behavioral Imaging and Autism

This article discusses a research program focused on the study of dyadic social interactions between children and their caregivers and peers. Behavioral imaging — the use of computational sensing and modeling techniques to measure and analyze human behavior — could broadly affect the quality of care for individuals with a developmental or behavioral disorder. Read full article »

Designing an Energy-Efficient Cloud Messaging Service for Smartphones

Designing an Energy-Efficient Cloud Messaging Service for Smartphones

This article compares two rate-control approaches that a cloud messaging service can use to deliver notifications for a variety of applications. The author reviews the pros and cons of the two approaches in terms of metrics such as latency, fairness, and overhead related to carrier network signaling and battery life of the user device. Read full article »

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