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With the huge amount of sessions at Oracle Open World, it’s often hard to find the little gems of information amongst all the marketing. This is true of ADF like all other technologies at the conference, there’s simply a lot of information to digest and filter. Luckily Oracle publishes the presentations PPTs afterwards and it’s possible to find a jewel or two in all the content with some careful searching. For the ADF developers among us, this blog post attempts to summarize some of the main ADF takeaways from Oracle Open World 2011. Please remember this is my summary, not Oracle’s (I am not an Oracle employee), and Oracle publishes all of this content under the Safe Harbor statement which means they cannot be held to anything they published. All the links in this post are not guaranteed to be up forever as Oracle may remove them in the near future. I suggest if you'r... (more)

Google+ Hangouts Cloud From @Vidyo | @ThingsExpo [#IoT #WebRTC]

February 6, 2014 Vidyo, Inc. has announced the first product resulting from its on-going relationship with Google, a software-based solution that enables H.323/SIP video conferencing and IP PBX systems to connect users into Google+ Hangout Sessions. The new product will extend usability by allowing connectivity with existing business voice and video solutions from Cisco, Polycom, Lifesize, Avaya and Vidyo. VidyoH2O™ for Google+ Hangouts will be offered on a subscription basis both on-prem and as a cloud-hosted product. “In August of 2013, we announced that Vidyo is developing a Scalable Video Coding (SVC) extension for VP9 and WebRTC and will be leveraging this joint development effort to enhance the Google+ Hangouts experience in an enterprise setting,” said Ofer Shapiro, co-founder and CEO of Vidyo. “VidyoH2O for Google+ Hangouts is the first of an expected series... (more)

TeenSafe Announces Mobile Phone Monitoring Service for Parents

COSTA MESA, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/01/14 -- TeenSafe, the developer of a new sophisticated iPhone and Android monitoring service for parents of teens and children who are smart phone users, today announced the official launch of its comprehensive mobile and social monitoring for parents wanting to track their children's mobile phone and social activity. The web-based service works with groundbreaking mobile monitoring technology giving parents the ability to see incoming, outgoing and deleted text messages, web browsing history, contacts, call logs, Facebook posts, and Instagram activity through a secure, online TeenSafe account. As the pioneer in this category TeenSafe was the first to develop iPhone monitoring without the need to "jailbreak" an iPhone. The TeenSafe mobile monitoring technology is secure and discreet, allowing customers to choose whether their ... (more)

Frost & Sullivan Award Acknowledges Wicom Communications Ltd. as Technology Leader

LONDON, September 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2005 Frost & Sullivan Technology Leadership Award in the field of IP telephony is presented to Finland based Wicom Communications Ltd. for its seminal contributions towards the development of standards-based Internet Protocol (IP)/Voice over Internet Protocol (VOIP) communication solutions in Europe. Since 1999, Wicom has pioneered innovative communication software configurable to user and business-specific requirements. "In presenting this award, Frost & Sullivan acknowledges Wicom Communications Ltd's exceptional contributions towards the advancement of technology in the field of IP telephony in Europe and recognises the company's development of innovative solutions that offer increasingly critical features of location independence, protocol bridging, multi-tenancy and affordable scalability," comment Frost & Sullivan Resea... (more)

Successful Mobile Field Service Deployment Depends on More Than Just Technology Choice, says New AberdeenGroup Report

BOSTON, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Service organizations from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Siemens Business Services, Agfa Healthcare, and other leading companies relate their experiences with outfitting their field service forces with mobile computing solutions in the newly published AberdeenGroup report, Best Practices in Mobile Field Service. Aberdeen has documented significant performance improvements attributable to mobile field service automation, such as 27% increase in worker productivity, 19% increase in customer retention, 17% increase in profitability, and 13% increase in service revenues. "It is not surprising that mobile field service software and hardware sit atop the list of planned field service technology investments in the next 12 months," said Amit Jain, research director and co-author of the report. "But, it is critical to note that the technolog... (more)

XATA Releases XATANET 4.0 for Optimizing Fleet Operations

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- XATA Corporation on October 6, 2007 will release version 4.0 of its web-based XATANET(R) fleet operations optimization tools. Fleets implementing XATANET 4.0 will benefit from streamlined system management, instant notification of critical events, an enhanced view of day-to-day operations performance, increased security and an accelerated return on investment. XATANET 4.0 also offers enhanced support for third-party in-cab displays and handheld devices. By extension, XATANET 4.0 will support third-party navigation services, future technology innovations and an even higher level of back-office application integration. XATANET 4.0's ability to interface with non-proprietary devices gives fleet managers greater flexibility when choosing in-cab displays and third-party navigation services. XATANET 4.0 fills a gap in fleet ... (more)

Quantum Secure, Inc. Showcases Converged IT and Physical Security Identity Management Solution at Oracle OpenWorld 2007

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Oracle OpenWorld -- Quantum Secure, Inc., the leading provider of converged Physical Access and Identity Management Systems and a member of the Oracle PartnerNetwork, announced today that the company will showcase its leading Quantum Secure SAFE Physical- Identity Management (P-IDMS) solution at Oracle OpenWorld 2007. The solution, which integrates to Oracle(R) Identity Manager, a component of Oracle Identity Management, enables convergence and simplifies collaboration between Information Security and Physical Security groups. Quantum Secure brings integrated governance, risk and compliance (GRC) solutions from the Physical Security domain to complement Oracle's leading GRC platform. Quantum Secure will demonstrate the solution at Oracle OpenWorld's Security, Risk and Compliance Pavilion November 11th to 14th in Moscone West, B... (more)

Lessons From Recession Will Help SMEs' Future Roadmap

NEW DELHI, November 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The issue of raising a robust tech-aligned SME in India came in for intensive discussion at the "Envisioning the Wired SME" conference, organized by The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) and IndiaMART.com, at the Sheraton, Saket, in New Delhi on Saturday. Discussing the issue of propelling the growth of SMEs in a focused session, Mr. Rakesh Rewari, Deputy Managing Director, SIDBI, who also chaired the session, noted, "Despite the recession, the Indian SME has been able to produce winners in the midst of a global slowdown, because they largely do not have any capital expenditure or big buck spends." Exhorting SMEs to learn from their showing in the past two years and prepare for the post-recession upswing, Rewari said, "Product diversification and tapping the overseas market will always allow an SME to sustain its value and grow faster."... (more)

Frost & Sullivan: ZETEC Develops the First Fully Integrated Product in the Portable Phased Array Ultrasonic Test Equipment Market

-- Its pioneering nondestructive testing system, TOPAZ™, offers unparalleled functionality and flexibility MOUNTAIN VIEW, California, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the portable phased array ultrasonic test equipment market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes ZETEC with the 2013 Global Frost & Sullivan New Product Innovation Award for its truly portable phased array ultrasonic and time of flight diffraction (TOFD) system, TOPAZ™. TOPAZ™ is unique in terms of functionality and flexibility, as it is capable of performing on-board inspection setup, data acquisition, data analysis, and detailed report generation without the need for an external computer. Another distinguishing feature is its sealed frame. TOPAZ™ is housed in a robust magnesium frame that is 33 percent lighter than aluminum with no air intake. This insulates the product from dust i... (more)

Couchbase sichert sich Finanzierung in Höhe von 60 Millionen US-Dollar, um einen größeren Anteil des Big-Data-Marktes im Wert von 16 Milliarden US-Dollar abzugreifen

Couchbase, Inc., Anbieter der vollständigsten NoSQL-Datenbank, gab heute eine Serie-E-Finanzierungsrunde in Höhe von 60 Millionen US-Dollar bekannt. Die Runde wurde von zwei neuen Investoren angeführt, WestSummit und Accel Growth Fund; sie bringt den Gesamtbetrag der Couchbase-Finanzierungen auf 115 Millionen US-Dollar. Alle bisherigen Wagniskapitalinvestoren nahmen ebenfalls an dieser Finanzierungsrunde teil. Die neue Investition ist ein weiterer Beleg für das Wachstum des globalen Big-Data-Marktes, der aus zwei Teilen besteht: operatives Datenmanagement, weitgehend von NoSQL-Händlern angeführt, und analytische Datenverarbeitung, angeführt von Hadoop-Händlern. Beim Big-Data-Segment operatives Datenmanagement gibt es jetzt eine viel größere Beschleunigung, angetrieben von der umfassenden Übernahme von NoSQL durch Unternehmen. „Die internationale Übernahme von NoSQL ... (more)

Couchbase enregistre une croissance au deuxième trimestre, alimentée par la sortie de la première base de données mobile NoSQL au monde et par ses victoires sur MongoDB et Oracle

Couchbase, Inc., prestataire de la base de données NoSQL la plus complète, a annoncé aujourd’hui un dynamisme continu au deuxième trimestre 2014 en réponse au lancement de nouveaux produits et à l’ajout de clients de premier plan, à l’heure où les grandes entreprises choisissent Couchbase Server de préférence à Oracle et MongoDB pour leurs applications vitales. Des contrats ont été conclus au deuxième trimestre avec certaines des marques les plus reconnues parmi lesquelles AT&T, Blizzard Entertainment, BSKYB, Cisco, Electronic Arts, Factset, FICO, Leclerc, Nikkei, Ntelos, Orange, PMU, Symantec, Tesco, Tixr, Unique Vacations, Verizon, vente-privee.com et WebMD. « Le marché se dirige manifestement vers une adoption étendue de NoSQL pour la gestion du big data et les applications vitales », a déclaré Bob Wiederhold, PDG de Couchbase. « Nous voyons les clients effectue... (more)