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Bar Codes Everywhere You Look
Found in: IEEE Pervasive Computing
By Maria Ebling, Ramón Cáceres
Issue Date:April 2010
pp. 4-5
This column focuses on labeling the real world. The authors look at some labeling technologies, especially 2D bar codes, and talk about their adoption around the world. They also discuss applications of 2D labels in print media as well as popular applicati...
 
Family Connections
Found in: IEEE Pervasive Computing
By Maria Ebling
Issue Date:July 2010
pp. 4-5
This issue's New Products column focuses on connected youth and their families. The author looks at two iPhone applications to help avoid the
 
Virtual Senses
Found in: IEEE Pervasive Computing
By Maria Ebling
Issue Date:October 2009
pp. 4-5
Products-to-be include Touch Color, a thermal digital device that lets visually impaired people visualize works of art by touch; Smart Cane, which combines with an ultrasonic sensor to help blind people navigate paths; glasses that measure time between bli...
 
Virtual Learning, Decorating, and Skateboarding
Found in: IEEE Pervasive Computing
By Maria Ebling, Mark Corner
Issue Date:July 2009
pp. 6-7
New products related to the special issue on cross-reality environments are discussed including the Second Life island of learning created by Memorial University in Newfoundland, Canada, an iPhone application called iLiving, the new video game Tony Hawk: R...
 
Green Cell Phones and Mobile Skype Finally Arrive
Found in: IEEE Pervasive Computing
By Maria Ebling, Mark Corner
Issue Date:April 2009
pp. 6-7
This installment of New Products covers new green cell phones, a universal charger, cellular femtocells, Skype on mobile phones, a service that turns on street lights from your phone, and a de-identify caller ID.
 
New Products
Found in: IEEE Pervasive Computing
By Maria Ebling, Eyal de Lara
Issue Date:October 2007
pp. 6-7
In this issue, editors Eyal de Lara and Maria Ebling cover a mobile firewall with a USB form factor, a smart parking meter that can detect when a vehicle pulls in and out of a parking stall, and an initiative by the British government to outfit police offi...
 
New Products
Found in: IEEE Pervasive Computing
By Eyal de Lara, Maria Ebling
Issue Date:July 2007
pp. 15-17
In this issue, editors Eyal de Lara and Maria Ebling cover initiatives for building a ubiquitous city and rewarding excellence in the design of virtual worlds. They also highlight a robot that scares away pest birds, technology that harvests electricity fr...
 
New Products
Found in: IEEE Pervasive Computing
By Eyal de Lara, Maria Ebling
Issue Date:April 2007
pp. 11-13
In this issue, editors Eyal de Lara and Maria Ebling cover an application that will help the deaf communicate via mobile phones using American Sign Language and a navigation application that uses 3D images to help people better orient maps to the environme...
 
New Products
Found in: IEEE Pervasive Computing
By Eyal de Lara, Maria Ebling
Issue Date:January 2007
pp. 11-13
In this issue, editors Eyal de Lara and Maria Ebling review a new technology for printing temporary documents that can reduce paper usage and a basketball jersey that dynamically displays players' statistics. They also review a secondary display that provi...
 
Healthcare
Found in: IEEE Pervasive Computing
By Maria Ebling,Joseph Kannry
Issue Date:October 2012
pp. 14-17
As pervasive computing technologies take their place in the world of medicine, we will need to balance the benefits to our health and well-being with the costs to our privacy. We must also consider the dangers of data overload, which could cause our health...
 
It's all About Power and those Pesky Power Vampires
Found in: IEEE Pervasive Computing
By Maria Ebling, Mark Corner
Issue Date:January 2009
pp. 12-13
In this issue of New Products, the editors cover an energy source that provides power for emergency situations and a car that helps to train drivers to drive energy efficiently. They also examine a power strip that defeats so-called 'power vampires' and a ...
 
Privacy Engine for Context-Aware Enterprise Application Services
Found in: Embedded and Ubiquitous Computing, IEEE/IFIP International Conference on
By Marion Blount, John Davis, Maria Ebling, William Jerome, Barry Leiba, Xuan Liu, Archan Misra
Issue Date:December 2008
pp. 94-100
Satisfying the varied privacy preferences of individuals, while exposing context data to authorized applications and individuals, remains a major challenge for context-aware computing. This paper describes our experiences in building a middleware component...
 
Something for Beer Lovers, Arm-Chair Travelers, and Photo Buffs
Found in: IEEE Pervasive Computing
By Maria Ebling, Mark Corner
Issue Date:October 2008
pp. 4-5
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Hacked Devices, A New Game Experience, and a Wi-Fi Detector Shirt
Found in: IEEE Pervasive Computing
By Maria Ebling, Mark Corner
Issue Date:July 2008
pp. 4-5
This issue's New Products department covers several hacks for devices, new and old, and a couple of things that should appeal to the hacker tradition: the jDome game and a Wi-Fi detector shirt.
 
Context-aware and personalized event filtering for low-overhead continuous remote health monitoring
Found in: A World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks, International Symposium on
By Iqbal Mohomed, Archan Misra, Maria Ebling, William Jerome
Issue Date:June 2008
pp. 1-8
A particularly compelling vision of long-term remote health monitoring advocates the use of a personal pervasive device (such as a cellphone) as an intermediate relay, which transports data streams from multiple body-worn sensors to a backend analytics inf...
 
A pervasive personal trainer, an electronic leash, a light canvas.
Found in: IEEE Pervasive Computing
By Maria Ebling, Mark Corner
Issue Date:April 2008
pp. 10-11
This installment covers several new devices, most of which are used during activities—a pervasive personal trainer, a Wi-Fi-enabled SD card for eases photo uploading, a new 99-quid laptop focused on the education market, an electronic leash for wandering c...
 
HARMONI: Context-aware Filtering of Sensor Data for Continuous Remote Health Monitoring
Found in: Pervasive Computing and Communications, IEEE International Conference on
By Iqbal Mohomed, Archan Misra, Maria Ebling, William Jerome
Issue Date:March 2008
pp. 248-251
A promising architecture for remote healthcare monitoring involves the use of a pervasive device (such as a cellular phone), which aggregates data from multiple body-worn medical sensors and transmits the data to the backend. Unfortunately, the volume of d...
 
Implantable insulin pump, the first OLED TV, measuring without a ruler.
Found in: IEEE Pervasive Computing
By Maria Ebling, Mark Corner
Issue Date:January 2008
pp. 8-9
In this issue, editors Maria Ebling and Mark Corner cover an implantable medical device, a wrist phone, and a new OLED TV. They also cover new dynamic train information available in Japanese trains, a camera-phone-based measurement tool, and a tool that wi...
 
Century: Automated Aspects of Patient Care
Found in: Real-Time Computing Systems and Applications, International Workshop on
By Marion Blount, John Davis, Maria Ebling, Ji Hyun Kim, Kyun Hyun Kim, KangYoon Lee, Archan Misra, SeHun Park, Daby Sow, Young Ju Tak, Min Wang, Karen Witting
Issue Date:August 2007
pp. 504-509
Remote health monitoring affords the possibility of improving the quality of health care by enabling relatively inexpensive out-patient care. However, remote health monitoring raises new a problem: the potential for data explosion in health care systems. T...
 
SCOUT Contextually Organizes User Tasks
Found in: E-Business Engineering, IEEE International Conference on
By Daby Sow, Maria Ebling, Rene-Pierre Lehmann, John Davis, Lawrence Bergman
Issue Date:October 2005
pp. 94-101
<p>We explore ways to alleviate the current information explosion with an emphasis on organizing the abundance of legitimate (non-SPAM) emails that typical users receive daily. Our approach is to use information about the tasks implied by email messa...
 
Body sensor data processing using stream computing
Found in: Proceedings of the international conference on Multimedia information retrieval (MIR '10)
By Alain Biem, Daby Sow, Maria Ebling, Marion Blount, Olivier Verscheure
Issue Date:March 2010
pp. 449-458
Advances in sensor technologies have accelerated the instrumentation of medical institutions. Today, modern intensive care units use sophisticated patient monitoring systems able to produce massive amounts of physiological streaming data. While these monit...
     
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