Brazil Projected to Win Olympic Gold in Wireless SolutionsApril 19, 2013
- The world of sports exists to test and celebrate the limits of the human body in beautiful and abstract ways. Athletes run an arms race that trades in strength and dexterity fueled by the successes and failures of their rivals and teammates. It is this same sort of competitive spirit that has been forecasted to spread in-building wireless coverage throughout Latin America in the coming years.
Oklahoma Special Olympics Teams with BradfordSeptember 25, 2012
- The Special Olympics of Oklahoma has teamed up with Bradford Technology Services in a strategic and timely partnership for both parties. This engagement will be a boon to both organizations - a mutually beneficial pairing that can only lead to improvement on both ends.
Oscar Pistorius, Advancements in Prosthetics Set Precedent for Future of ParalympiansAugust 29, 2012
- The story of Oscar Pistorius, the Olympic sprinter nicknamed "Blade Runner" for his prosthetic lower legs, is an inspiration to those who see it. But there are those who are inspired in a completely different way by his story, and as a result, may very well produce prosthetic devices that may one day mean the end of the Paralympics as we know them.
Virgin Mobile's Olympic Tube Wi-Fi Sprints Ahead with 44 Percent Speed BoostAugust 16, 2012
- Unheard technological innovation happened during this Olympic in London. Technology played a key role in keeping up this event a big success. Communication providers, broadcasters, telecom innovators all had their role. Virgin Mobile was no exception.
Venue Wi-Fi is an Issue, Just Not a 'Big' Issue, ReallyAugust 13, 2012
- By all accounts, the London Olympics was able to accommodate bandwidth requirements of attendees at the major sports venues virtually without problems. That might not have been true of the Wi-Fi coverage on the actual volleyball courts, however.
Astronauts Watch the Olympics from SpaceAugust 10, 2012
- Many people want to go to the top of the new ArcelorMittal Orbit Tower, which stands 377 feet (115 m) from the ground, to get a special view of the Olympics and the Olympic grounds. It is, perhaps the most unique structure to watch the Olympics from. At 211 miles (340 km) away from Earth on the International Space Station orbiting the Earth, a team of astronauts have taken the idea of a unique viewing place to another level. The Olympics may not be able to be watched through a good pair of binoculars, but they can be watched by satellite.
The Internet & The 2012 Olympics: Not Quite a Perfect MatchAugust 7, 2012
- Amid the complaints of coverage by NBC, social media spoilers and cord cutters, the common denominator remains the same: The Internet.
Great Lakes Data Systems Makes an Olympic BreakthroughJuly 31, 2012
- Great Lakes Data Systems (GLDS) has been operating in the crowded and ever shrinking small-to-medium broadband provider space, but a recent announcement makes it clear that GLDS has no plans for obscurity. GLDS' flagship offering, WinCAP, will be powering the 2012 NBC Summer Olympics for a number of operators by allowing TV Everwhere access for all content providers from a single self-care portal. The single point of contact minimizes the hassle of certification on the part of content providers, allowing small-medium sized broadband providers to offer content typically reserved for larger players in the space.