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Information Technology, Integrated Technologies & Automation: Emerging Technologies
Foundations of Modern Networking by William StallingsDr. William Stallings offers clear and well-organized coverage of five key technologies that are transforming networks: Software-Defined Networks (SDN), Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), Quality of Experience (QoE), the Internet of Things (IoT), and cloudbased services.
Our working future by Justin HealeyThis book explores the digital disruption of employment through computerisation and automation; technological and structural change in the labour market; ways Australia can adapt to industry transformation through innovation; and future skills and higher learning options for young people.
Publication Date: 2016-07-01
Social media and young people by Justin HealeyThis book examines the prevalence of social media use by young Australians, and explores its impacts on their wellbeing. The book also offers helpful tips on appropriate ways of using and staying safe on social media sites.
Data: Emerging Trends and Technologies by Alistair CrollAlistair Croll discusses the emerging trends and technologies that will transform the data landscape in the months to come. These ideas relate to our investigation into the forces shaping the big data space, from cognitive augmentation to artificial intelligence.
Publication Date: 2014-12-12
Designing for Emerging Technologies by Jonathan FollettThe recent digital and mobile revolutions are a minor blip compared to the next wave of technological change, as everything from robot swarms to skin-top embeddable computers and bio printable organs start appearing in coming years. In this collection of inspiring essays, designers, engineers, and researchers discuss their approaches to experience design for groundbreaking technologies.
Publication Date: 2014-12-16
Home Automation for Dummies by Dwight SpiveyThe easy way to control your home appliances Do you want to control common household appliances and amenities from your smartphone or tablet, wherever you happen to be? Home Automation For Dummies guides you through installing and setting up app-controlled devices in your home, such as heating and air conditioning, lighting, multimedia systems, game consoles, and security and monitoring devices--and even suggests popular products to consider. The saturation of the mobile market with smart devices has led to an upsurge in domestic devices, such as thermostats, refrigerators, smoke detectors, security systems, among others, that can be controlled by those devices. Both Google and Apple offer fully-integrated solutions for connecting mobile devices to home theater and audio systems, and now Google has branched out into smart thermostats and smoke detectors. If you've caught the bug and want to get your feet wet in this cool new phenomenon, Home Automation For Dummies gives you plain-English, step-by-step instructions for tech-ifying your home without breaking a sweat. Provides clear instructions on remotely controlling your home appliances Shows you how to set preferences to automatically adjust lighting or temperature Explores digital "life hacks" that explain how non-app-ready appliances can be controlled via smart phones using third-party go-betweens Covers an emerging segment of the industry that was one of the primary focuses of this year's Consumer Electronic Show If you're looking to find new ways to simplify and better control your home environment using app-driven devices, your phone, or tablet, Home Automation For Dummies makes it easier.
Publication Date: 2015-02-09
Practical Augmented Reality by Steve AukstakalnisThe most comprehensive and up-to-date guide to the technologies, applications and human factors considerations of Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) systems and wearable computing devices. Practical Augmented Reality is ideal for practitioners and students concerned with any application, from gaming to medicine.
Publication Date: 2016-09-08
Practical Robotics and Mechatronics by Ikuo YamamotoThe world is experiencing the beginning of a revolution in robotics and mechatronics. A key part of this revolution is integration with the Internet of Things and machine-to-machine interfaces. This networking of robotics and mechatronics promises significant market opportunities for a new generation of robots.
Publication Date: 2016-07-14
Smart Mobility by Alaa KhamisEach year we witness several paradigm shifts in mobility systems and services, increasingly so as technology progresses. The future of mobility is people-centric, software-defined, connected, and electric. Now more than ever, it is imperative for current and aspiring leaders in the field to understand the foundations of people-centric smart cities with a focus on sustainability.
Publication Date: 2021-06-18
Technologies for Modern Digital Entrepreneurship by Abeba N. TuriEmerging technologies offer a plethora of unprecedented opportunities for entrepreneurs in the digital space. Understanding this evolution is essential for web-based business models to succeed. The Web 3.0 economy is here, and this book has arrived to serve as your guide.
Publication Date: 2020-06-18
Tech Trends in Practice by Bernard MarrDiscover how 25 powerful technology trends are transforming 21st century businesses How will the latest technologies transform your business? Future Tech Trends in Practice will give you the knowledge of today's most important technology trends, and how to take full advantage of them to grow your business.