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Ubiquitous Computing By Jessica Canal
What is Ubiquitous Computing? Ubiquitous computing is a term used to define the human interaction with computers on a one to many ratio, with one human accessing multiple computers at once, and consists of small, sometimes invisible, inexpensive, computers located everywhere in all aspects of life.
What is Ubiquitous Computing?
History Mark Weiser-1988 Chief Technologist at the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center or PARC.
Incremental Technology Waves of Computing: First Wave- Mainframes Second Wave- Personal Computers Third Wave- Ubiquitous Computing
Life and Ubiquitous Computing Modified Technologies Automation Synchronicity Accessibility
Applications of Ubiquitous Computing CAN BE APPLIED TO ANYTHING!
Production and Competition All Major Companies, Universities, Scientific Facilities, and Governments
Current Status Interface Issues: Command Line- DOS Menu Driven- Choices Graphical User Interface- Windows, Mac OS Major Shift to Cloud Computing:
Industry Standard NO INDUSTRY STANDARD!!! Another step closer: Xerox and printable circuitry
Copyrights and Patents Xerox- Printable Circuitry Microsoft- Geometric Model Database Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute - Bidirectional Positioning System Example: The Dark Knighthttp: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=z. L 4 e. Z 1 i. N Ofo
Pros & Cons: Minority Report: http: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=o. Bai. Ks. YUdvg Wall-E: http: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=u. OL 2 W 9 JQmo 8 Pros: Connectivity Accessibility Automation OPENSCOURCING------->
Future Dust + Skin + Clay = Ubiquitous Computing Ubiquitous Computers Will Be Everywhere!