Ubiquitous Computing

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					Ubiquitous Computing
Ira Goldstein - NERIC
September 25, 2002
Future Technology




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Where Have We Been
Where Have We Been
And where are we going?
Moore’s Law
Faster Communications

• Wired Networks
  – 10Mb ==> 100Mb ==> 1Gb ==> ?

• Wireless Networks
  – LANs
  – Cellular
  – PDA
Content Is King
Smaller Devices

• Handheld Computers
  – e-Books
  – Circulation
  – Grade Reporting
  – Instant Messenger
Computing & Communication

• Distinction Blurring
  – WebTV
  – Cell Phone PDA
  – Videoconferencing
  – EZ-Pass & Speedpass
Today’s Problem?

• People not Users
  – Use Computers
  – Wear a Watch

• Needs to be flexible
• Distracts from task
Combine Existing Technology

• Web Camera
• OCR
• Translation Software
• Text to Speech
Translating Sunglasses?
Augmented Reality Systems
WorldBoard

• Overlay
• Put Information In Place
  – Post messages anywhere

• Location Aware Devices
• Whose information?
Shifting

• Jenny Levine
  www.theshiftedlibrarian.com
  – Time Shift (VCR)
  – Space Shift (MP3)
  – Information Shift (Combination)
What may be in store for you?
What may be in store for you?
KIDS!
Auto-Circulation

• Door Sensor
• Gate
Virtual Vertical File
e-Books

• Copyright
• Circulation
• Distribution
Challenges

• Digital Divide
• Reviewing
• Ephemeral
Q&A


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