Telepresence: The Experience of Natural Interactions

The 1996 hit movie Jerry Maguire, starring Tom Cruise and Renee Zellweger, has long since reached cult status. Memorable quotes from the movie have become an integral part of day to day language. One quote that has entered the public lexicon is “show me the money!” Nowadays, Telepresence is “showing the money” in the corporate …

Contextual Awareness- Is This What 2025 Will Look Like?

On June 26, 2012, IMTC held its bi-annual 2025 Virtual Conference. The main issue discussed in the conference was how will technology impact our lives and operate in 2025? Nowadays, video communication has reached a point of maturation as TV’s support Skype video conferencing and smartphones are capable of delivering HD quality videos. These are …

From BYOB to BYOD

A few years ago, a trend dubbed BYOB (Bring Your Own Bottle) took the restaurant business by storm. Customers had grown tired of the limited selection of wines offered by most restaurants. In addition, Americans began to develop a new-found love for more sophisticated international wines. Burdened by the high costs of creating an impressive …