Examples of commercial applications of ubiquitous computing

Anatole Gershman*, Andrew Fano

*Corresponding author for this work

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The emergence of computers technologies and their use in business application are discussed. The development of railcar telematics enables the company using railcars to know the exact location of the cars. The sensors installed in the railcars tracks the cars position via a satellite link. Addition of imaging capabilities in the device has enabled people to contact an organization in a visual manner.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)71
Number of pages1
JournalCommunications of the ACM
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 2005
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Computer Science


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